Established in November 1991, Changping Park lies in Changping district, northwest of Beijing. With a planned area of 11.48 square kilometers, the park is an integral part of the Zhongguancun Science and Technology Park.
Blessed with abundant intellectual resources, Changping is home to more than 20 colleges and universities, such as China University of Petroleum, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, North China Electric Power University, as well as more than 60 energy S&T and life science research institutes. The Beijing Shahe Higher Education Park, which is under development, is home to five top-class universities in China like Beihang University and Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications. Once the development is complete, these new campuses will be able to hold 100,000 faculty members and internal students, becoming the leader of intellectual resources at Changping Park.
Focusing on key materials, new energy, major equipment, information services and other pillar industries of the state, Changping Park has developed into a crucial technical innovation base, innovative personnel cultivation base, and has formed a national engineering technology R&D center as well as a cluster of corporate R&D centers.
The Zhongguancun Life Science Park in Changping Park is an important component of the Zhongguancun Science and Technology Park and a professional high-tech park themed on life science research, R&D and innovation in relevant fields of biotechnology and biomedicine.
Established corporations in Changping Park consist of Beijing Shenhua Hengyun Energy Technology Co Ltd, Guodian Fuel Co Ltd, Huadian Coal Industry Group Co Ltd, Yangtze River Pharmaceutical Group, Jiangzhong Pharmaceutical Group and Yang Sheng Tang Group.