China Makes Progress In Original Innovation: Official
Muhammad Irfan 2 months ago Tue 27th July 2021 | 06:57 PM
China has made great progress in original innovation and science and technology development, said Chinese Minister of Science and Technology Wang Zhigang
BEIJING, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 27th Jul, 2021 ) :China has made great progress in original innovation and science and technology development, said Chinese Minister of Science and Technology Wang Zhigang.
China has substantially increased funding for basic research, with an average annual growth rate of 16.9 percent, Wang said at a press conference on Tuesday.
The spending on basic researches has reached six percent of the total research and development (R&D) spending, he added.
The number of citations of China's high-level academic papers in 12 fields including materials science, chemistry, engineering technology, mathematics and physics ranked among the top two in the world, said Xu.
He said that the total economic output created by the high-tech zones across the country accounted for more than 12 percent of the whole country.