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International Association of Science Parks (IASP)

In order to further improve its internationalization, Caohejing Hi-Tech Park joined the International Association of Science Parks (IASP) in 1992 and has established long-term cooperative relationships with some well-known science parks around the world.
The IASP is the worldwide network of Science and Technology Parks. It connects Science Park professionals from across the globe and provide services that drive growth and effectiveness for our members.
Its members enhance the competitiveness of companies and entrepreneurs of their cities and regions, and contribute to global economic development through innovation, entrepreneurship, and the transfer of knowledge and technology. The IASP is a NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.

Chinese American Semiconductor Professional Association (CASPA)

Founded in 1991, CASPA has developed into the largest Chinese American semiconductor professional organization worldwide. It is an officially registered non-profit organization with both the Internal Revenue Service and the State of California. The aim of CASPA is to promote the welfare of the members and to encourage technical communications among semiconductor professionals, exchanging information regarding job opportunity and career development, and initiating and promoting collaborations among professional individuals and among companies in the semiconductor industry.

CASPA consists of individual members, corporate sponsors, a board of directors, a board of advisors, a board of volunteers, and honorable advisors. Besides Secretary and Chief Financial Officer, there are sixteen other directors. Besides the headquarter in Silicon Valley, CASPA now has eight other chapters worldwide.

Currently CASPA has more than three thousands individual members. Most of these members are semiconductor professionals working in Silicon Valley, Southern California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Texas, New York, China, Taiwan, and Singapore. CASPA also has more than 60 corporate sponsors located in the United States, Taiwan, China and Singapore.

CASPA's activities

1. Bi-monthly dinner meetings
2. Several large conferences, seminars, and symposium.
3. International and domestic Job Fair
4. CASPA Delegations to China, Taiwan, and Asia Pacific countries
5. Hosting CASPA Delegations from China, Taiwan, and other Asia Pacific countries
6. One Annual banquet and one summer program.

Shanghai Caohejing Hi-Tech Park has started friendly exchange and cooperation with CASPA from 1999.

Association of Science and Technology Parks of Spain

Thanks to Caohejing’s effort, the Association of Science and Technology Parks of Spain (APTE) and the China Association of Development Zones (CADZ) signed a Cooperation MoU in Shanghai in September 2005. Based on the technology parks in the two sides, China and Spain will further enhance the exchange and cooperation in economy, science and technology, so as to achieve common development.

The APTE is an important part of the Spanish System of Science - Technology - Company. The members of the APTE are science and technology parks located on 16 different autonomous regions. The companies and institutions located at the parks are the best reference of Spanish System of Innovation. The diversity of the promoting entities (autonomous regions, universities, state-owned and private companies) converts the APTE in a network working in network.