Several Guidelines on Accelerating the Development of Strategic Emerging Industries in Liuzhou
● Support shall be given to the development of industrial projects
For newly-introduced strategic emerging industry projects, technological transformation projects of strategic emerging industries and new products industrialization projects, a subsidy of 10 percent to 12 percent of the actual investment in the factory and equipment of the project shall be granted according to the project investment and experts' review opinions, with a maximum subsidy of 4 million yuan for a single project. For new products and technologies R&D projects of strategic emerging industries, a subsidy of 12 percent to 15 percent of the actual project cost shall be granted according to the R&D cost of the project and experts' review opinions, with a maximum subsidy of 500,000 yuan for a single project. The focus of Liuzhou's special funds for potential tapping and renovation, science and technology innovation, and industrial park development shall be transferred to strategic emerging industries, and priority will be given to strategic emerging industry projects. Priority shall be given to strategic emerging industry projects to apply for relevant special funds of the state and autonomous region. For strategic emerging industry projects supported by financial funds of the state and autonomous region, supporting funds at the municipal level will be arranged as required.
● Encouraging enterprise merger and reorganization
Established enterprises inside and outside China are encouraged to merge and reorganize strategic emerging industry enterprises in Liuzhou and to conduct production and operation in Liuzhou. A subsidy of 10 percent of the increased registered capital after the merger and reorganization (a maximum of 3 million yuan) shall be granted to the enterprises.
● Encouraging the construction of demonstration bases
For accredited strategic emerging industry demonstration bases at the municipal level, a capital support of 1 million yuan shall be provided in the year of such accreditation. After that, an assessment will be organized every year, and appropriate subsidies will be granted according to the investment in the infrastructure of the strategic emerging industry demonstration bases and the investment in strategic emerging industry projects.
● Supporting the construction of major R&D institutions
A reward of up to 1 million yuan shall be granted to state-level scientific research institutes, key universities and colleges, national key laboratories and other state-level major innovation carriers setting up independent R&D institutions and branches in Liuzhou. Special support shall be given to particularly important R&D institutions on a case-by-case basis. Famous scientific research institutions, universities and colleges, high-level talent, and innovative and entrepreneurial teams inside and outside China are encouraged to establish professional public R&D institutions in Liuzhou. After the completion of the R&D institution, a subsidy of 10 percent to 15 percent of the R&D expenditure of the institution in the previous year shall be granted for three consecutive years, with a maximum of 500,000 yuan per institution per year.
● Encouraging intelligent manufacturing of enterprises
Enterprises newly accredited as national intelligent manufacturing demonstration pilots, regional demonstration intelligent workshops and municipal demonstration intelligent workshops shall be rewarded 300,000 yuan, 200,000 yuan and 100,000 yuan, respectively. Enterprises newly accredited as national and regional demonstration intelligent factories shall be rewarded 500,000 yuan and 300,000 yuan, respectively. For the enterprises building service platforms that integrate the next generation of information technology, such as the mobile Internet, cloud computing, big data and IoT, into the manufacturing industry, and providing third-party technical services to enterprises in Liuzhou, a subsidy of 20 percent of the platform's service income in the previous year shall be granted for three consecutive years from the second year of normal operation of the platform, with a maximum subsidy of 500,000 yuan per enterprise per year.
● Supporting the productive service industry
Newly accredited national and regional industrial design centers shall be rewarded 500,000 yuan and 300,000 yuan, respectively. Organizations that have won the national and regional industrial design awards shall be awarded 50,000 yuan and 20,000 yuan, respectively. Strategic emerging industry enterprises are encouraged to carry out industrial design activities through outsourcing, and they shall be subsidized with 10 percent of the actual performance amount of the outsourcing contract, with a maximum subsidy of 300,000 yuan for a single project. Liuzhou will vigorously develop the testing, inspection and certification service in line with international conventions. For newly established testing, inspection and certification institutions, a subsidy of 15 percent of the actual investment in the project shall be granted, with a maximum subsidy of 500,000 yuan for a single project. The testing, inspection and certification institutions that have obtained the China Metrology Accreditation recently shall be rewarded 100,000 yuan.