An intelligent cabin using aerogel technologies is on display in Taiyuan. [Photo/Taiyuan Daily]

The 3rd China Aerogel Festival and Aerogel Industry Alliance Summit was held in Taiyuan, capital of North China's Shanxi province, on July 17.

The event was hosted by Huayang New Material Technology Group Co, Jinqin Group and the Aerogel Application Technology Industry Alliance. 

The event was aimed at building a platform for cooperation and communication related to the rapid transformation and application of the most advanced aerogel theories and technologies. 

Experts, scholars and business people from government departments, universities, and enterprises discussed the aerogel development status and its application prospects. 

Jiang Quan, chief engineer of China Building Material Test & Certification Group Co, said that it is necessary to formulate production standards in aerogel building materials. 

Huayang New Material Technology Group Co based in the city of Yangquan in the province demonstrated new aerogel applications in industry, grain storage, health care, tourism, and epidemic prevention and control. 

In recent years, the group has strengthened the R&D and innovation of new aerogel materials and achieved mass production and large-scale applications in many fields, including industrial insulation, grain storage, military supply support, and epidemic prevention and control, contributing to the province's sustainable development.