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News briefing about

The 21st China Beijing International High-tech Expo

by Lin Bin, Deputy Director of the Office of the CHITEC Organizing Committee  and Vice Chairman of CCPIT Beijing Sub-council

May 3rd, 2018

 

Friends from the media, Good afternoon!

The 21stChina Beijing International High-tech Expo (CHITEC), which is jointly hosted by the Ministry of Science and Technology, State Intellectual Property Office, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), and Beijing Municipal Government, and is organized by CCPIT Beijing Sub-council, will be held in Beijing from May 17thto 20th, 2018. At present, the preparatory work is basically completed.Now, entrusted by the Organizing Committee, I will give a brief introduction to friends from the media about the main activities and preparations for the 21stCHITEC. 

2018 marks the beginning of implementing the spirit of the 19thNational Congress of the Communist Party of China. The 19thParty Congress has sounded the clarion call for accelerating the construction of a country of innovation and a great power of science and technology in the world, putting forward that innovation is the first driving force to lead development. China's scientific and technological innovation has shifted place, from following others to keeping pace and even leading the pack in more and more areas. A new round of world science and technology revolution and industrial change offers rare opportunities, which have brought a wide space for independent innovation.

Taking "leading the development ofhigh and advanced industry and promoting the construction of a scientific and technological innovation center" as its theme, the 21stCHITEC will, following the new development concept and highlighting the national strategy and the great demand for economic and social development, focus on showcasing advanced scientific and technological achievements and key core technologies, and sharing new concepts, new models and new ideas for the development of science and technology industry, with a view to promoting the effective docking of such innovation elements as technology, capital and knowledge at home and abroad, boosting the integration of scientific and technological innovation with economy, promoting the growth of new kinetic energy and the upgrading of traditional kinetic energy, and promoting high quality economic development.

The main activities of the present CHITEC include: the symposium and China science and technology innovation forum, the 4-day exhibition, 12 sessions of trade promotion activities and 10 forums and conferences.

Among them, the symposium and China science and technology innovation forum will be held at the National Political Consultative Conference Hall from May 18thto 19th. The CHITEC exhibition will be held between May 17thand 20that China International Exhibition Center (the old site), covering a floor apace of 45,000 square meters divided into 16 specialized pavilions, including: exhibition of national achievements of scientific and technological innovation and entrepreneurship; exhibition of synergetic innovation of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei; exhibition of scientific and technological achievements of military and civilian integration; international exhibition of marine science and technology and marine economy; exhibition of Zhongguancun achievements of independent innovation and entrepreneurship; exhibition of scientific and technological innovation achievements in “three science cities of Zhongguancun, Huairou and Changping and Beijing Economic and Technological Development Zone”; exhibition of integration between culture and science and technology; exhibition of integration results of behavior normalization and production safety precision in coal mines and intelligent technological equipment; exhibition of science and technology innovation achievements by high-tech industry function areas; exhibition of science and technology innovation and entrepreneurship results by the youth of the capital city; exhibition of smart education; exhibition of automotive science and technology; exhibition of circular economy; exhibition of children's intelligent technological products and the maker education; exhibition of electronic technology; and exhibition of innovative science and technology achievements by various provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities.

At the same time, the CHITEC will hold 12 sessions of trade promotion activities, which include: promotion of industrial cooperation of military and civilian integration; the 3rdsession of promotion of Beijing Tianjin Hebei integrity brands in scientific and technological farming; promotion of Beijing Tianjin Hebei industrial cooperation platform; 2018 exchange on energy saving and low carbon technological products in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei; the 3rdinternational conference on marine science and technology and project cooperation; conference on China’s integrated development and innovation of information technology; promotion of integration results of behavior normalization and production safety precision in coal mines and intelligent technological equipment; promotion of scientific and technological achievements and business cooperation projects; investment and financing cooperation fair for science and technology projects; 2018 Hunan promotion and negotiation of cooperative industrial projects in civilian and military integration; “The Belt and Road” business salon; and series of promotion and negotiation activities on key projects by provincial, autonomous regional and municipal delegations.

The CHITEC will also hold 10 forums and conferences, includingthe 14th forum on China’s finance; the 13thforum on the development of circular economy; the 13thforum on technological innovation and urban development; the 10thforum on smart cities; the 8thforum on Zhongguancun innovations; forum on the development of China’s emerging industries; academic conference on multimodal cross-scale biomedical imaging facilities; Beijing academic exchange of quantum information science and technology; Beijing natural sciences and social sciences joint conference and summit forum; and forum of future AI science and technology leaders. The following will become the hot topics at the forums of the present CHITEC: green development and regional innovation upgrading, the new orientation of the development of smart cities; Zhongguancun’s innovative development, innovation in financial technology serving the real economy, synergistic innovation of emerging industries, etc.

 

Compared with the previous sessions, the present CHITEC has the following 6 distinctive characteristics:

1. Bringing together a number of breakthroughs in cutting-edge and core technologies to push forward original innovation

The present CHITEC is facing the forefront of science and technology in the world and accurately grasping the development trend of domestic and foreign technology to push China's original innovation. The international exhibition of marine science and technology and marine economy highlights the important position and role of marine science and technology, and demonstrates the development achievements of marine science and technology, vigorously presenting such major marine scientific and technological achievements as the “CCRE” underwater glider, “Exploration 4500” underwater robot, “Xuelong” polar expedition ship, “Snow Eagle” helicopter, “Xiangyanghong 10” ocean exploration ship, the ten thousand ton marine police ship, Blue Whale 1 drilling platform, flammable ice mining, etc. Such key sea-related enterprises as CSIC and CETC will put on display such achievements as marine equipment, marine IT equipment and the smart ocean. The Zhongguancun AI pavilion will focus on displaying such major innovative achievement projects and disruptive frontier technologies as the full network hundred-billion level media big data public opinion monitoring platform, the structured search platform for image and video big data, etc. in such fields as artificial intelligence, big data, virtual reality, and other advanced industries.

At the present CHITEC, Chinese independent innovation achievements such as the world's smallest 32 line laser radar, the new generation large jet military transport aircraft Xi’an Y-20 (ROC), and the first domestic Nano-Satellite LilacSat-2, which is independently designed, researched, developed and controlled by university students, will make a full appearance. Such “World’sleading Internet science and technology achievements” as Cambrian 1A processor, Changjiang storage 32-layer 3D NAND flash memory chip, and UNISOC’s SC9850KH and key technological products in fields like cloud computing and smart chip will be shown in a concentrated manner, helping to create “China core”. 

2. Focusing on Beijing Tianjin Hebei collaborative innovation to help create a new regional development engine

As the leading state-level expo hosted by the government, the CHITEC has always adhered to the idea of “based on Beijing to serve the whole country and face the world”, and exerted well such functions as publicity, guidance and demonstration to help the implementation of national strategic deployment. Its main exhibition venue will set up the exhibition of synergetic innovation of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei to highlight the development results in the field of industrial synergy in the four years since the implementation of synergetic innovation of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei promoting a group of collaborative innovation and industrial cooperation platforms with outstanding advantages, distinctive features, perfect matching, strong bearing capacity and great potential for development. The pavilion of Beijing’s innovative achievements in high and advanced industries, taking Beijing’s top ten high and advanced industries as the main line, will showcase in a concentrated manner the industrial innovation results and industrialization modes in new generation IT, integrated circuits, medical health, intelligent equipment, energy conservation and environmental protection, new energy intelligent vehicles, new materials, artificial intelligence, software and information services as well as the technological service industry, highlighting the first-mover advantages and guiding role of the national science and technology innovation center, as well as its radiating and leading role for Tianjin and Hebei. The pavilion of intelligent energy saving and low carbon products from Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei, taking the form of “Internet + low carbon energy saving”, will focus on displaying the innovation achievements in the three fields of high efficiency energy saving, clean energy, and resource recycling, including the “Beijing Huanwei mode” of intelligent garbage classification, the on-line gas pollution monitoring and early warning system technology, LED street lamp, wireless intelligent control system based on Internet of Things, non-leakage pipe system based on smart energy Internet of Things, etc. The 3rd session of promotion of Beijing Tianjin Hebei integrity brands in scientific and technological farming will explore the long-term mechanism of setting up good faith construction to promote the interactive investment, project negotiation and cooperative development between Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei, and jointly build a multi-field, integrated and open platform for collaborative good-faith development. 2018 exchange on energy saving and low carbon technological products in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei will analyze the situation and technological cases of energy saving and emission reduction in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei to promote the popular application of key low carbon energy-saving technologies in these three places.

3. Highlighting the advantages of science and technology resources agglomeration in the capital city to promote the construction of the scientific and technological innovation center

The present CHITEC, focusing on Beijing’s strategic positioning as the national science and technology innovation center, will tap its advantageous resources of the agglomeration of science and technology talents, scientific research institutes, science and technology enterprises and financial capital, building the platform of scientific and technological resources gathering to lead the innovative industrial development. The National Energy Investment Group Ltd will put on display such technologies as hydrogen energy, photovoltaic building integration, intelligent power generation, shale gas, new generation nuclear energy, etc. to show the country's layout of emerging strategic industries and lead the development of energy science and technology. All these projects are developed by enterprises and research institutes settled in the “future science city” in Changping, which provides important support for the development of the capital's sophisticated industries. Zhongguancun national independent innovation demonstration area will focus on showing a number of forward-looking, piloting and disruptive innovative entrepreneurial results and industrial clusters in the field of frontier technologies to highlight the important position and role of the demonstration area in carrying and supporting the construction of the national scientific and technological innovation center. 

The “three science cities of Zhongguancun, Huairou and Changping and Beijing Economic and Technological Development Zone” constitute the main platform for the construction of Beijing science and technology innovation center. The CHITEC specially sets up a pavilion for them to publicize their function orientation, development plan, key tasks and policy measures, helping to create a new height for Beijing's economic development. The Zhongguancun science city mainly displays the new measures of relocation for new enterprises, building the nest to introduce the phoenix, the ecology for innovation and entrepreneurship, science and technology finance, the radiation drive, the policy innovation and the first-mover experiments, as well as the breakthroughs in the layout of the forward-looking basic research in Haidian district, the black science and technology in the high and advanced fields, and the unicorn enterprises in key industrial fields. The E-town Economic and Technological Development Zone will display innovative enterprises and major projects in such areas as new generation IT, intelligent manufacturing and robots, biomedicine and comprehensive health, high end cars and new energy vehicles, new energy and new materials, energy conservation and environmental protection, technology and culture integration, etc. to dock the transformation of scientific and technological innovation achievements of the three science cities. The Huairou Science City will specifically display its construction and development plan, the introduction of large-scale science facilities and crossover research platform, the core technologies of the scientific research institutes in the city, and the scientific and technological achievements of high-tech enterprises, which will help the construction of the national science and technology innovation center in Beijing.

4. Highlighting the achievements of innovation and entrepreneurship to lead the future life.

The present CHITEC will focus on creating an atmosphere for innovation and entrepreneurship to boost public entrepreneurship and innovation. It will highlight the great achievements of science and technology in the areas of manufacturing, information, transportation and education. The Ministry of Science and Technology, with the theme of “innovation and entrepreneurship for public benefits”, will display the development achievements of incubators, public innovation and entrepreneurship space, technology-type small- and medium-sized enterprises, and the model cities and ecology for innovation and entrepreneurship. It will showcase in a concentrated manner the supporting input by the State and the remarkable results obtained in such areas as policy, platform, capital, technology, talent and service since the implementation of the innovation and entrepreneurship activities. The exhibition of science and technology innovation and entrepreneurship results by the youth of the capital city will show the innovation and entrepreneurial achievements of college students' Challenge Cup competition, Beijing Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, Youth Innovation Workstation, etc. The exhibition of children's intelligent technology products and the maker education will exhibit 3D printing, intelligent interactive water cup, partner robot and other products to promote the healthy and orderly development of children's intelligent science and technology products and the maker education industry in China.

The exhibition of achievements of scientific and technological innovation and entrepreneurship will also show a variety of robots and unmanned aerial vehicles in advanced manufacturing, and such biomedical achievements as Nano anti-blue light resin lenses, bacterial cellulose biological substrate, Nano waterproof mobile phone and clothing and other new materials, artificial intelligent high frequency electrosurgical equipment, etc. The BAIC group will bring various brands under it for collective appearance to unveil its latest achievementsin transformation and development as well as its forward-looking ideas. Products to be displayed at the main exhibition venue will include a concept car which carries a driving motor with a maximum power of 160kW (218Ps) and a high performance ternary lithium battery with a range of more than 500km. Zhongguancun’s future life experience exhibition will take the simulated home life scene as the main form, and focus on displaying a batch of innovative products and technologies of consumer Internet model which are supported by new generation information and network technology so as to enable visitors to experience at a near distance the future life created by geeks and makers. What’s more, the CHITEC will continue to host the series of activities entitled “entering the CHITEC to see Beijing”, enabling the public to learn and understand the development situation and achievements of the capital’s high-tech industry, experience and feel the charm of science and technology, fully mobilize the enthusiasm and participation of the public, and enhance the awareness of scientific and technological innovation of the citizens of the capital city, bringing scientific and technological innovation results to the common people. At the same time, adhering to the combination of poverty alleviation and education provision, the CHITEC will invite more than 80 impoverished youngsters from Wulanchabu region of Inner Mongolia to visit CHITEC to experience the development achievements of the capital city’s high-tech industry in the last 40 years since the beginning of the reform and opening up. 

5. Highlighting the innovative achievements of civilian-military integration to promote convergent industrial development

The present CHITEC will set up the exhibition of scientific and technological achievements of military and civilian integration for the first time. This exhibition gathers a large number of military and local enterprises to display the military and civilian cooperation projects such as emergency rescue technological equipment, electronic communication equipment, space technology application, engine research and development, face recognition technology, robots, etc. so as to promote the opening of military and civilian technology resources and the mutual transfer of military and civilian dual use technologies. The promotion of industrial cooperation of military and civilian integration will focus on the promotion of such projects as “the construction of low orbit mobile satellite communication constellation system” and “multi remote sensing data fusion and the building of global stations”, and will interpret policies of military and civilian integration and release the military demand information. Hunan province will hold promotion and negotiation of cooperative industrial projects in civilian and military integration to promote military-civilian cooperation and exchange.

The present CHITEC will fully display the achievements in areas like Internet and mobile Internet, electronic information, etc. to promote the deep integration of technology and the Internet. The exhibition of integration between culture and science and technology in the capital city will showcase achievements in the integration between culture and science and technology, including cultural and creative design and related technology and equipment, the integration of traditional media and new media, residential environment and leisure and entertainment services. The exhibition of integration results of behavior normalization and production safety precision in coal mines and intelligent technological equipment will display the innovative application of advanced information technology in the coal industry such as Internet of Things, cloud computing, big data and artificial intelligence. The forum on China’s Finance and the investment and financing cooperation fair for science and technology projects will build a docking platform for technology enterprises and investment and financing institutions to promote in a pragmatic manner the cooperation in financial projects for science and technology. 

6. Building a platform for international and domestic exchange and cooperation to facilitate project cooperation.

The present CHITEC will, based on both the international and the domestic markets, build a collaborative innovation community to help Chinese enterprises go global. At the 3rd international conference on marine science and technology and project cooperation, famous sea-related enterpriseswill conduct extensive exchanges with representatives from Germany, Canada, France, ROK, ASEAN, etc. around such topics as “The Belt and Road marine industry cooperation” and “the strategy for sea-related enterprises to go global”. “The Belt and Road” business salon will focus on promoting investment and trade information in Hungary, Poland, Czech, Slovakia and other countries, and negotiating cooperation projects. China-Germany science and education forum will focus on the discussion and exchange on Sino-German scientific and technological innovation and seek more opportunities for cooperation. The exhibition of high-tech industry function areas will put on display the international technology transfer collaboration network (ITTN) to provide a comprehensive and open innovation service platform for transnational technological transfer, covering the resources that drive regional innovation and development, thus helping the capital city to build an international business center with world influence. 

 

The Shenyang Exhibition Delegation will showcase the eight areas in which the equipment manufacturing industry in Liaoning will enjoy key development in the future. The aim of precisely focusing on these eight key areas is to let the key take the lead in making breakthroughs to push the equipment manufacturing industry to the middle and high end. The Inner Mongolia Delegation will bring more than 60 enterprises and more than 80 projects to participate in CHITEC exhibition, covering 9 major fields such as high-end equipment manufacturing, modern agriculture and animal husbandry, information technology and big data. There will also be innovation in the form of exhibition this year, with more interactive virtual reality displays presented at the CHITEC. The Xinjiang Delegation will focus on the latest high-tech achievements in areas such as smart security, biomedicine, and new materials. Enterprises covering new generation electronic information, intelligent equipment manufacturing and other fields will bring their own "unique skills" to the exhibition. Anda City of Heilongjiang will participate in the CHITEC for the first time to promote its advantageous industries and business environment. Hunan province has participated in the CHITEC for 10 years in a row. It will promote investment projects in industrial parks in Zhuzhou, Xiangtan and Pingjiang as well as in Jinxia economic development zone.

 

Now the preparatory work for the present CHITEC is basically completed. At present, 17 delegations from 14 countries and regions, including the United Nations Industrial Development Organization and Bulgaria, Canada, Czech, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, ROK, Lithuania, the United States, Poland, Slovakia and Spain, have accepted the invitation to attend various activities of the Expo. As for the invitation of various provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities, more than 20 of them have committed their participation, including Tianjin, Hebei, Inner Mongolia, Liaoning, Jilin, Heilongjiang, Zhejiang, Fujian, Shandong, Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Tibet, Shaanxi, Qinghai, Ningxia, and Xinjiang, bringing more than 1600 enterprises to participate in the exhibition. Project collection from various provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities has been carried out in an all-round way. All activities are being pushed forward in an orderly way.

 

Friends from the media,

It is 15 days before the opening of the CHITEC today. Here, the Organizing Committee sincerely invite friends from the media to come and cover the CHITEC, hoping that you will, as usual, support and publicize the CHITEC, tap deeply and catch the highlights with news value so as to let all circles at home and abroad understand the development of China's economy and its high-tech industry through the CHITEC, and promote international industrial exchange and cooperation. Thank you!

 

(For more information, please visit the CHITEC official website: www.chitec.cn and follow the official micro-blog and WeChat of “ccpitbj”.)

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