Profile of China (Mianyang) Science & Technology City International High-Tech Expo
In September 2017, Premier Li Keqiang and Israeli PM Netanyahu sent congratulatory letters to the 5th China (Mianyang) Science & Technology City International High-Tech Expo.
Prominent feature of military-civilian integration. High-Tech Expo has been working on establishing a national open platform for international “military-civil integration” cooperation, so as to advance innovative development in this field. With Equipment Development Department of People’s Republic of China Central Military Commission, Science and Technology Committee of Central Military Commission and other military institutions as supporting units, 12 military-industrial groups, key research institutes including Chinese Academy of Sciences and leading enterprises of military-civilian integration actively participated in the High-Tech Expo. Five sessions of International Forum of Military & Civilian Integration and Innovative Development (main forum) have been successfully held, sharing corresponding experience as well as bringing over 150 theoretical achievements. Military to Civilian Competition of China Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition and other activities have been carried out, and National Military-Civil Technology Exchange Center, National Military-Civil Talent Exchange Service and other innovative platforms have been built, which effectively promote the achievement transformation of military-civilian technologies.
Abundant elements for scientific and technological innovation. During the 5 previous sessions, more than 3,700 enterprises, including Fortune 500 Companies, world-known companies from home and abroad, national key research institutes and universities, brought 10,964 projects to the High-Tech Expo. National “12th Five-Year Plan” S&T Innovation Achievements Exhibition, Exhibition of National Science and Technology Award-Winning Projects and New Technologies, Achievement Exhibition of Chinese Academy of Sciences and many other national projects also attended the Expo. In addition to that, Special Launch and Trade Fair for Science and Technology Achievements and Patent Technologies, Exchange Meeting for Scientific and Technological Talent and many other activities have been carried out during the Expo. More than 2,000 science and technology achievements as well as patent technologies have been launched in the previous 5 sessions; 2,772 projects have been signed, involving RMB 456.5 billion.