On May 24, 19 national academicians gave suggestions on Guangdong's innovation on a forum covering issues of high-end industry, scientific cooperation and transportation, etc.
The 17th Annual Meeting of China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) was held from May 23 to May 24 at Guangzhou. On May 24, 19 national academicians gave suggestions on Guangdong’s innovation on a forum with Guangdong’s governors after several-months research. The forum covers issues of high-end industry, scientific cooperation and transportation, etc.
Innovation in service industry:
Scientific and technological service industry to solve GD's unbalanced development
Han Qide, the vice president of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and the president of CAST, suggested that Guangdong should focus on developing scientific and technological service industry and make Pearl River Delta (PRD) city groups become a place to realize technological innovation.
With a strong manufacturing industry, Guangdong ought to integrate its manufacturing industry with information and innovation so that the technological innovation advantage can attract more scientific talents.
Besides, development of scientific and technological service industry as well as high-end base for innovation enables research and development achievements to benefit underdeveloped regions in Guangdong. It helps to solve the unbalanced development between PRD region and eastern, western and southern Guangdong.