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Jilin province to set up sci-tech innovation alliances

Updated: December 1, 2022
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A sweeping view of Changchun city in Jilin province [Photo/WeChat account of Changchun Wenlyu]

Major industry science and technology innovation alliances that focus on seven key industries will be set up in Northeast China's Jilin province – aiming to provide strong sci-tech support for new breakthroughs in promoting the region's overall vitalization.

The alliances will focus on the sectors of new energy, new equipment, new materials, new agriculture, new tourism, new e-commerce and medicine and health. They will select key enterprises with competitive R&D advantages as the lead units and jointly establish an innovation alliance for industry-university-research cooperation.

The New Energy Industry Science and Technology Innovation Alliance will focus on new energy fields such as hydrogen energy, wind energy, solar energy and biomass energy. It will aim to promote the formation of a technological innovation system that combines production, education and research.

It will move to effectively support the construction of the Three Gorges on Land project and promote the implementation of the "Double Carbon" goal of Jilin province.

The New Equipment Industry Science and Technology Innovation Alliance will focus on the R&D and manufacturing advantages of leading enterprises – including China FAW Group, CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Co and Chang Guang Satellite Technology Co – and accelerate the development of the optoelectronics equipment, medical equipment and environmental protection equipment industries, among others.

The New Material Industry Science and Technology Innovation Alliance will focus on the advantages of the province's carbon fiber industry and make every effort to build a China carbon fiber industry hub.

Elsewhere, the Medical and Health Industry Science and Technology Innovation Alliance will promote the construction of innovative alliances in batches based on traditional Chinese medicine, biological medicine, chemicals medicine, medical equipment and other subdivided fields, focusing on the development of a province with medical strength.