November 2018, United Nations Industrial Development Organization(UNIDO) Shanghai Global Science& Technology Innovation Center signed a cooperation agreement with Shanghai Palcan New Energy Technology Co. Ltd.
In order to implement the United Nations’ 2030 sustainable development goals, in November 2016, the Director -General of the UNIDO, Li Yong, and the Chinese delegate signed the project document “Strengthening the Global Innovation Network on Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development”, and decided to locate the headquarters of the Global Science& Technology Innovation Network of UNIDO in Shanghai, China, and establish UNIDO Global Science& Technology Innovation Center.
The UNIDO Global Science& Technology Innovation Center has signed cooperation agreements with the U.S.,Britain, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, Israel, Brazil and other countries to establish innovation centers in regarding to accelerate the introduction of international advanced technology. At the same time, the innovation center will provide China’s advanced enterprises and technological solutions to neighboring countries through multilateral cooperation mechanisms to promote common economic development.
Through the on-site understanding of Palcan’s reformed methanol hydrogen fuel cell technology, the UNIDO innovation center highly recognized and will use its comprehensive platform to popularize and demonstrate the reformed methanol hydrogen fuel cell project in China. After successful popularization, the project will be extended to developing countries, especially those regions and countries in urgent need of green energy, so as to improve their economic competitiveness, improve the environment, increase productive employment and promote inclusive sustainable industrial development and innovation promotion.