Two towns and two belts
Zhongguancun Science Town
The Zhongguancun Science Town has strengthened institutional innovations, collected industrial innovation factors and mobilized universities, institutions and enterprises to promote collaborative innovations.
The town focuses on the construction of the "Zhongguancun Life Science and New Material High-end Elements Accumulation and Development Zone", "Zhongguancun Aerospace Technology International Port", as well as "Zhongguancun Information Network Century Avenue". The Zhongguancun Science City is designed to be a pilot demonstration zone with emerging industries of strategic importance, institutional innovations and commercialization of S&T findings.
S&T Future Town
The S&T Future Town highlights th e environmental protection and S&T demonstration, and develops its infrastructure and ecological environment to high standards. The town promotes the innovation resources cluster development of state-owned companies and introduces overseas innovative personnel to provide a R&D platform for S&T innovations. The town is designed to be an internationally influential base for technical innovations and commercialization of large-scale business groups.
Northern Development Belt for R&D Services and High and New-tech Industries
The Northern Development Belt for R&D Services and High and New-tech Industries includes the plain area in Haidian district and the southern part of Changping district. The belt boosts R&D and information services and facilitates the commercialization of high and new-tech achievements. The belt aims to build an industrial cluster featuring "sound ecological environment, industrial cluster, intensive land use, supporting facilities and urban-rural integration".
Southern Development Belt for High-tech Manufacturing and Emerging Strategic Industries
The Southern Development Belt for High-tech Manufacturing and Emerging Strategic Industries integrates the city's southern industrial space resources of the Yizhuang and Daxing region. The belt also expands the scope of the Beijing Economy and Technology Development Area. It accelerates management system reform, drives the development of the Fangshan High-end Manufacturing Base and high-tech manufacturing industries such as electronic information, biomedicine, equipment manufacturing, new energy and new materials. The belt is designed as a development area for key technology manufacturing and international cooperation.