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2018 National Mass Innovation and Entrepreneurship Week Marked in Hunan

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The 2018 National Mass Innovation and Entrepreneurship Week-Hunan Activities kicked off at Zhuzhou-China Power Valley Independent Innovation Park on October 9. Chen Xiangqun, CPC Hunan Provincial Standing Committee member and executive vice governor attended opening ceremony and visited the exhibition pavilion.


China held the first “Innovation and Entrepreneurship Week” in 2015. This year’s theme is “High-level Innovation and Entrepreneurship Assist High-quality Development”. Hunan’s events are being held in Zhuzhou between October 9 and 15. Eleven provincial-level innovation and entrepreneurship demonstration counties and districts and twenty bases were conferred the plates.


Hunan has upgraded innovation and entrepreneurship level in recent years, with the environment continuously improved and achievements remarkably made. In the past three years, the annual growth rate of invention patent applications in the province has exceeded 30%, exceeding the national average. In the first half of this year, the provincial high-tech industry grew by 9.8%. The growth rates of GDP and industry above designated size were 2 and 2.8 percentage points respectively.


On October 10, activities such as the University Students' Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Camp, and the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment and Financing Roadshow Summit were also held as scheduled.

This article is from Hunan Provincial Government.

Translator: Yu Jiangjiang

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