China to Build 40 Manufacturing Innovation Centers by 2025

China will set up around 40 national manufacturing innovation centers by 2025, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on Tuesday. The centers will be devoted to information technology, intelligent manufacturing, new materials and biomedicine. Around 15 will be established by 2020. The MIIT has promised to improve the intellectual property management system to promote cooperation and profit sharing between centers. To build a better manufacturing sector, China came up with the "Made in China 2025" plan last year, to shift the c…

China Issues 13th Five-Year Plan on Scientific and Technological Innovation

Recently, the 13th Five-Year Plan on national innovative development plan was issued by the State Council of China, depicting the scientific and technological innovation development of China in next five years. According to the plan, the comprehensive ability of innovation would rank the 15th place in the world. The S&T and innovation policy would continue improving. The IPR would be effectively protected. Among the major indexes, by 2020, the contributing percentage of science and technology would increase from 55.3% to 60%. The number of invention patent owned by per 10,000 heads would incre…

Energy Patents Get Better Connected with New Center

The development of China's patents in clean energy technology and carbon financial markets will be better connected with the recent establishment of the Clean Energy Intellectual Property Commercialization Center in Dalian, Liaoning province, industry insiders said. "We hope to build a complete operating system to promote the research and development as well as international technical cooperation of clean energy," said Feng Aisheng, deputy director of the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics. The center, unveiled last week, was jointly founded by the institute an…