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15 July 2015

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Hunan Provincial Science and Technology Department

Address: No. 233 Yuelu Avenue, Changsha City, Hunan Province
Postal Code: 410013
Telephone: +86 731 88988666

Main Responsibilities:

1. Implement the innovation-driven development strategy and the innovation-oriented opening up and rise strategy; formulate plans and policies for provincial scientific and technological development and foreign and domestic intelligence introduction; and, organize their implementation.

2. Coordinate and promote the construction of provincial innovation system and the reform of scientific and technological system, and work with relevant departments to improve the technological innovation incentive mechanism. Optimize the construction of scientific research system, guide the reform and development of scientific research institutions, promote the construction of scientific and technological innovation capabilities of enterprises, undertake work related to the scientific and technological military-civilian integrated development, and promote the construction of provincial major scientific and technological decision-making consultation system. Formulate plans and policies for science popularization and communication. Overall planning to promote the construction of an innovative province.

3. Take the lead in establishing a unified provincial science and technology management platform and a coordination, evaluation, and supervision mechanism for scientific research project fund. Work with relevant departments to propose policy measures for optimizing the allocation of science and technology resources, promote the construction of a diversified science and technology investment system, coordinate and manage provincial-level financial science and technology plans (special projects, funds, etc.), and supervise their implementation.

4. Formulate provincial basic research plans, policies, and standards and organize their implementation, and organize and coordinate major provincial-level basic research and applied basic research. Formulate plans for the construction of major scientific and technological innovation bases and supervise their implementation, participate in the preparation of major scientific and technological infrastructure construction plans and supervise their implementation, take the lead in organizing the construction of major scientific and technological innovation bases such as provincial key laboratories, and promote the construction of scientific research conditions and the opening and sharing of scientific and technological resources. Be responsible for the experimental animals management in Hunan province.

5. Draw up provincial major scientific and technological project plans and supervise their implementation, coordinate key and common technologies, cutting-edge and leading technologies, modern engineering technologies, and disruptive technological R&D and innovation, and take the lead in organizing major technological breakthroughs and application demonstrations of results.

6. Organizing the formulation of plans, policies and measures for the development and industrialization of high and new technology, and science and technology to promote agricultural, rural and social development. Organize and carry out technical development needs analysis in key areas, propose major tasks, and supervise their implementation.

7. Take the lead in the construction of provincial technology transfer system, formulate and supervise the implementation of relevant policies and measures for transfer and transformation of scientific and technological achievements and the promotion of industry-university-enterprise integration. Guide the development of sci-tech service industry, technological market, sci-tech and finance integration, and sci-tech intermediary organizations.

8. Coordinate the construction of regional science and technology innovation systems, guide regional innovation development, rational distribution of science and technology resources, and construction of collaborative innovation capabilities, and promote the construction of science and technology parks. Coordinate the construction of Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan National Independent Innovation Demonstration Zone.

9. Be responsible for the construction of scientific and technological supervision and evaluation system and related scientific and technological credit management, guiding the reform of the scientific and technological evaluation mechanism, and coordinating the construction of scientific research integrity. Organize and implement provincial innovation investigation and science and technology report system, and guide the provincial science and technology confidentiality work.

10. Formulate plans, policies, and measures for science and technology foreign exchange and innovation capabilities opening up and cooperation, and organize international and regional science and technology cooperation and exchanges of scientific and technological talents. Guide relevant departments and local governments in foreign scientific and technological cooperation and exchanges of scientific and technological talents.

11. Be responsible for the work of introducing foreign and domestic intelligence. Draw up overall plans for the introduction of foreign experts in the whole province and organize their implementation. Establish a mechanism for attracting and gathering top foreign and domestic scientists and teams, and a contact service mechanism for key domestic and foreign experts. Draw up overall plans, policies, and annual plans for foreign (overseas) training and supervise their implementation.

12. Work with relevant departments to formulate plans and policies for the construction of scientific and technological talent teams, establish and improve scientific and technological talent evaluation and incentive mechanisms, organize the implementation of scientific and technological talent plans, and promote the construction of high-end scientific and technological innovation talent teams.

13. Be responsible for evaluation and organization of provincial science and technology awards.


14. Be responsible for the management of the Natural Science Foundation of Hunan Province (NSFHP), and conducts macro-management, overall coordination, supervision, and evaluation on NSFHP work in accordance with the law. NSFHP administers the Hunan provincial natural science fund in accordance with the law, operates relatively independently, and is responsible for organization and implementation of funding plans, project setting and review, project establishment, and supervision.


15. Complete other tasks assigned by the CPC Hunan Provincial Committee and the People’s Government of Hunan Province.


16. Function transformation. Focus on implementation of the strategy of rejuvenating the country through science and education, the strategy of reinvigorating the country with talents, the innovation-driven development strategy, and the innovation-led opening up strategy. Strengthen, optimize, and transform government sci-tech management and service functions; improve sci-tech innovation system and organizational system; strengthen macro-management and overall coordination; reduce micro-management and specific examination and approval matters; further supervision during and after the affairs, and the construction of scientific research integrity. Transit from R&D management to innovative services; deepen the reform of science and technology plan management; establish an open and unified provincial science and technology management platform; and, reduce duplication, dispersion, closure, and inefficiency in allocation of science and technology plan projects. Further improve the evaluation mechanism of scientific and technological talents; establish and improve the evaluation system and incentive policies of scientific and technological talents oriented by innovation ability, quality, contribution, and performance; and, coordinate construction of scientific and technological talents in Hunan province and the introduction of foreign intelligence.

Chinese source: kjt.hunan.gov.cn