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  • Chinese policy bank lends 70 bln yuan to support innovation, research in 2021

    China Development Bank (CDB), one of the country's major policy banks, granted a total of 70 billion yuan (about 10.99 billion U.S. dollars) of special loans last year to facilitate scientific innovation and basic research.


  • E. China's Wuhu values innovation, provides comprehensive supports to business

    The city of Wuhu in east China's Anhui Province features an intrinsic value of innovation, which guides it to create a supportive and inclusive environment for the innovative bodies, leading to a self-consistent development path, said Shan Xiangqian, Party chief of Wuhu.


  • Yearender-High-quality Development: Innovative achievements of Chinese FTZs promote country's high-level opening-up

    Establishing free trade zones (FTZs) is one of China's key measures to promote reform and opening-up in the new era. With 21 regions in the country setting up pilot FTZs since 2013, China's nationwide innovative efforts in FTZ construction have extended to multiple sectors.


  • Yearender-High-quality Development: ​China strengthens sci-tech innovation to create key development drivers, boost sci-tech co-op globally

    China's innovation-driven development has yielded fruitful results during the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020), and science and technology (sci-tech) has become a key driver for the country's economic and social development.


  • Chinese FTZs expected to promote innovative cooperation

    Designed to build a consensus on economic globalization and facilitate free trade and investment, the International Forum on Free Trade Zones (FTZs) Development 2021 was recently held in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, reported Economic Information Daily on Monday.


  • Yangtze River Delta demonstration zone releases plan to boost green finance innovation

    The Yangtze River Delta has recently released an executive plan for promoting green finance development in the region, according to the authorities.


  • Chinese provinces release plans to promote regional innovation development

    Over ten provincial-level regions in China have released plans to promote science and technology innovation during the 14th Five-Year Plan period, outlining the key emphasis of work in the next five years, reported Economic Information Daily on Monday.


  • China's innovation index up in 2020

    The China Innovation Index, the barometer of the country's innovation capability, continued to climb in 2020, official data showed.


  • China Focus: Innovation fuels China's seed industry

    Innovative agricultural products, ranging from 40-kg watermelons to screw-like chilies, have caught the eyes of visitors to the ongoing Tianjin International Seed Expo 2021, which opened Saturday in north China's Tianjin Municipality.


  • China's transport innovation sets an example in hitting sustainable goals

    Featuring digital, smart and green development, China's innovation drive in the transport sector has set an example for the world in achieving sustainable goals.


  • China to launch mass entrepreneurship, innovation week

    China will hold this year's national mass entrepreneurship and innovation week from Oct. 19 to 25 to galvanize broader business development, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has said.


  • Innovation drives northeast China's revitalization

    Harbin Electric Corporation, a leading Chinese electric machinery maker in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, provided cutting-edge power generating units for Baihetan hydropower station, the world's largest under construction.


  • ​Innovation, entrepreneurship competitions help boost innovation by SMEs in China

    Multiple regions in China have recently called for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to participate in innovation and entrepreneurship competitions, with generous rewards offered to encourage and support innovative development of these enterprises, reported Shanghai Securities News Monday.


  • ​Shanghai sub-contest of China (Nanxun) 4th Global Innovation & Entrepreneurship Contest of Elite Talents held on Thursday

    The Shanghai sub-contest of the 4th Global Innovation & Entrepreneurship Contest of Elite Talents hosted by Nanxun District of Huzhou, a prefecture-level city in east China's Zhejiang Province, is held on Thursday.


  • China Development Bank to offer 300 bln yuan in loans for innovation in 2021-2025

    The China Development Bank, one of the country's policy banks, has pledged to beef up its financial support for scientific and technological innovation during the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025).


  • China launches patent transfer plan to support SME innovation

    China has launched a three-year plan to offer monetary incentives to provincial-level regions that have made achievements in fostering patent technology transfers from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).


  • China Focus: China pledges efforts to foster innovation in seed industry

    China will encourage technological innovation to boost domestic supplies of high-quality seeds, dubbed "agriculture microchips," officials said at a seed industry convention.


  • China-Africa innovation, cooperation center launched in Wuhan

    The China-Africa innovation and cooperation center was launched in central China's Hubei Province capital, Wuhan, on Thursday.


  • Interview: Roche CEO says China gaining steam as medicines provider, innovation hub

    The chief executive of Swiss pharma giant Roche said China's role as a provider of medicines and an innovation hub is increasingly important as the company reported solid 2020 results on Thursday and expects sales growth in the low to mid-single digit range this year.


  • China to build more entrepreneurship, innovation demonstration bases

    China will launch the third batch of demonstration bases for mass entrepreneurship and innovation as part of an effort to propel reform, stabilize employment, and enhance growth impetus.


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