On the morning of September 7, 2018, the signing ceremony of the strategic cooperation agreement between the Ninghai County Government of Zhejiang Province and the SAA of SJTU and the opening ceremony of the Ninghai Sub-center of the Yangtze River Delta Aviation Industry Development Research Center was held in the A216 conference room of the SAA building. Lin Jian, deputy secretary of Ninghai County Party Committee, county magistrate, Wang Fuxiang，member of the Standing Committee of Ninghai County Party Committee, Secretary of Economic Development Zone Party Committee,Zhi Xiangyuan，former deputy secretary of COMAC Flight Testing Center Party Committee, Cheng Jiaojie, secretary of the SAA Party Committee, and Zhang Kunpeng, deputy secretary of the SAA Party Committee attended the ceremony. The ceremony was hosted by Zhang Kunpeng.
Cheng Jiajie first gave the speech and briefly introduced the development history of SAA of SJTU . He pointed out that cooperation between universities and local governments is an indispensable force to promote social and economic development. The school will provide full think-tank support for cooperation.
In his speech, Lin Jian introduced the economic and social development of Ninghai County and the development of its general aviation industry. He emphasized that Ninghai County will provide first-class environment and excellent service for this cooperation with the greatest sincerity and best efforts.