Optics Valley of China, which is also called Wuhan East Lake High-tech Development Zone and Wuhan East Lake National independent Innovation Demonstration area, located in the east south of Wuhan, to the south of Ezhou and to the north of Jiang Xia District. The Wuhan Hongshan District is to its west and has a common boundary with Wuchang District and East Lake Scenic Area in the north. Numerous of lakes such as East Lake, South Lake and TangxunLake intersperse this area.Many mounts and hills, big and small, like Lojia Mountain, Nanwang Mount, Yujia Mountain, Ma’ an Mountain, Fuhu Mountain and Lion Mountain, are embedded into it. It is a place with beautiful scenery and good environment attracting lots of talents gather here.
Wuhan East Lake High-tech Development Zone was founded in October of 1988 and was approved to be the first national high-tech Industrial Development Zone by the State Council in March of 1991. In the year of 2001, it was approved by the State as a state-level Optoelectronic industry base (Wuhan?Optics valley of China), It was admitted as a national innovation model zone by the state council.
The planning area of Wuhan East Lake High-tech Development zone is 518sq.km and now has 500 thousands permanent population. It is home to 42 universities, 22 state key laboratories, 24 national engineering technology centers, 56 national scientific research institutes, etc.
Optical-electronics, telecommunications, and equipment manufacturing are the core industries of Wuhan East Lake High-Tech Development Zone (ELHTZ) while software outsourcing and electronics are also encouraged.
ELHTZ is China's largest production centre for optical-electronic products with key players like Changfei Fiber-optical Cables (the largest fiber-optical cable maker in China), Fenghuo Telecommunications and Wuhan Research Institute of Post and Telecommunications (the largest research institute in optical telecommunications in China). Wuhan ELHTZ also represents the development centre for China's laser industry with key players such as HUST Technologies and Chutian Laser being based in the zone.
|Industrial zone type:||High Tech Industrial Development Zone|
|Industrial Zone Level:||National|
|Address：||No 546. Luoyu Road, Wuhan, Hubei,430079|
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