Shanghai is playing a leading role in the development of the Metaverse in the Yangtze River Delta region.
The Yangtze River Delta Metaverse Industry Research Institute and the Yangtze River Delta Metaverse Industry Alliance were launched in Shanghai.
The two are made up of the Shanghai Yangtze River Delta Business Innovation Institute, China Artificial Intelligence Association, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, iFLYTEK and many other industry heavyweights.
Hu Yu, Director of Shanghai Yangtze River Delta Business Innovation Institute, said:
“We are leading the consumption trends in the Yangtze River Delta region, China’s largest economic zone.
“So Shanghai can connect consumption and production, which is very important for industrial development.”
Yang Xiaokang, deputy director of the Institute of Artificial Intelligence at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, said that in developing the Metaverse, Shanghai has advantages in terms of talent, policy, database and innovation ecosystem.
“The institute aims to become a major hub for research, development and transfer of Metaverse technology, supporting the development of the city to become an innovation hub with global impact,” he said. .