A panoramic view of Gaogang district. [Photo/WeChat account: weigg6666]
The Taizhou Municipal Development and Reform Commission recently approved the construction of 41 engineering research centers, with 12 of them set to settle in Gaogang district, also known as the Taizhou Medical High-tech Zone, in Taizhou, East China's Jiangsu province.
The approved quantity of such centers in Gaogang district ranks first in all of Taizhou, accounting for 29.3 percent of the city's total.
These 12 engineering research centers will cover fields regarding automotive antenna systems, innovative pet medicines and high throughput sequencing, among others.
As important carriers to promote high-quality economic development, these engineering research centers have been established to solve the bottleneck problem of key technologies and equipment that have been encountered in the process of industrial development, thus enhancing the industrial chain's overall competitiveness.
As of now, Gaogang district has been home to 32 provincial-level engineering research centers and 75 municipal engineering research centers.
In recent years, Gaogang district has moved to encourage and guide local enterprises to establish major technological innovation platforms, offering a full set of services which include preliminary review and submission processes.