In 2016, the aggregate income of Yangzhou's science and technology service industry reached 7.5 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 15.3 percent. In 2017, 9 provincial engineering and technology research centers, 46 provincial graduate workstations and one provincial academician workstation were approved. The number of the city's science and technology service institutions has broken through 2000.
With promotion and implementation of various scientific and education cooperation, Yangzhou settled 505 industry-university-research programs, developed 155 school enterprise alliances, and gained 54 new major programs of science and education cooperation.
The research institute of Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications is located in Guangling district. Various colleges and institutes have also set up branches or research centers in Yangzhou, such as the Intelligent Technology Research Institute (Tsinghua University), Space Information Big Data R&D Base (Wuhan University), Technology Transfer Center Yizheng Sub Center (Hohai University), Chongqing Institute of Science and Technology Yangzhou branch, and Yangzhou Industrial Incubation Center of Shanghai Production and Research Institute.
We are able to provide:
1. Market advantages. The total number of high-tech enterprises in Yangzhou has exceeded 700 and the number of enterprise R&D institutions that are above provincial level is 517. Yangzhou has huge demands for all kinds of science and technology services and welcomes well-known domestic and foreign enterprises, universities and institutes to set up R&D centers, technology transfer centers, and university science and technology parks. Yangzhou strives to establish new mechanisms and new models that lay emphasis on the development and technology transfer of service industries.
2. Carrier support. Relying on the city science and technology plaza, Yangzhou is to establish a one-stop technology service industry cluster area and open up a number of R&D institutions and service organizations, such as the Yangzhou Industrial Technology Research Institute, Yangzhou Institute of Optics and electronics (Nanjing University), Yangzhou Institute of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (Nanjing University), Jiangsu LED new light source material testing service platform, Jiangsu optoelectronic products testing public technology service center, and Yangzhou optoelectronic products environmental and reliability testing center.
3. Policy support. Yangzhou gives encouragement and support to personnel and projects engaged in the scientific and technological service industry, from the respects of industrial development, talent introduction, financial support, policy support and market development.