Beijing, capital of the People¡¯s Republic of China
People marvel at not only the splendid Chinese culture this historical city represents, but also the spectacular growth of its modern knowledge-based economy.
Zhongguancun Science Park is located in this great metropolis. It has in the past two decades developed into an internationally renowned hi-tech science park where opportunities are pursued, challenges are met, and dreams and hopes are fulfilled.
No other places in China have such a large pool of talents as Zhongguancun Science Park does. It hosts more than 30 leading Chinese universities represented by Peking University and Tsinghua University, over 200 research institutions represented by the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, the largest national library in Asia, and the State Patent Office.
Zhongguancun spearheads China¡¯s drive for hi-tech development.
Such competitiveness grows out of its relentless pursuit of technological innovation and the rapid growth of its new and hi-tech companies. The Chinese language laser typesetting system was invented by the Founder Group of Peking University in Zhongguancun in the 1 980s, which ushered in a new age of optoelectronics for China¡¯s printing industry.
Early in the new Century, the fist CPU chip with China¡¯s independent intellectual property right was developed in Zhongguancun, putting an end to China¡¯s total dependence on imported chips. Zhongguancun is increasingly identified with the Chinese chips developed here.
Zhongguancun is noted for its companies which excel in electronic information, bio¨Cpharmaceutical, new energies, photoelectronics, new materials, environmental protection, and creative cultural pursuits.
Zhongguancun¡¯s core competitiveness grows out of its innovative hi-tech companies. Lenovo, Founder, UFsoft, HanWang, Sinovac, Sohu, Sina, Baidu, Vimicro, and Aigo: These Zhongguancun companies have established themselves both in China and internationally. Zhongguancun is leading the effort to turn the image of the country from one of ¡±made in China¡± to one of ¡±created in China¡±.
Zhongguancun Science Park has also attracted a large number of leading international companies. Microsoft, IBM, AMD, Motorola and other Global 500 companies have set up subsidiaries or R&D institutes in Zhongguancun.
Zhongguancun has produced a galaxy of prominent figures in the past century.
Many famous Chinese thinkers, statesmen, educators, writers and scientists started their career in Zhongguancun.
And today, Zhongguancun prides itself on being a cradle for creating a large contingent of entrepreneurs with pioneering spirit.
Here in Zhongguancun you can realize your dreams.
Zhongguancun has an enabling environment for conducting research and development and marketing R&D advances. It offers efficient one-stop government service and e-government service.
Zhongguancun is working in a creative way to bring its management practices in line with international standards. China¡¯s first regulations governing science parks were formulated here. Here in Zhongguancun, one is free to pursue any business endeavor that is not prohibited by law.
Independent innovation is the soul of Zhongguancun. Here in Zhongguancun, all that is best in the cultures of the East and West interacts, and science and democracy are the call of the day.
Do things in a scientific and democratic way and keep pace with the times: This is what guides Zhongguancun¡¯s development.
Zhongguancun encourages people to be bold in making innovation, take risks and emerges as winners in competition.
It fosters an environment in which learning for improvement, integrity and abiding by the law are the norms.
Forging partnership through friendly cooperation, dedication to company development, encouraging innovation and tolerance of business failure: These are the rules in Zhongguancun.
Zhongguancun has an insatiable desire for absorbing new things. It has an open, relaxed and harmonious business environment and is full of entrepreneurial and innovative drive.