Linyi Economic & Technological Development Area has been committed to scientific and technological innovation, accordingly, a series of policies have been put forward to support and cultivate high-tech key industries at different aspects. The government issued an official document -- On Encouraging Development of 100 Key Enterprises, meanwhile, set up a 25-million-yuan-fund to support enterprises for their efforts of technology innovation, utilizing foreign capitals, seeking financing by listing on the stock market, creating famous brands, and so forth. Based on these policies, several research & development platforms were established, such as high-tech enterprises incubator, technological research & development center, biomedical pharmaceutical research center, etc.. Furthermore, more than 40 local enterprises have established partnerships with research institutions, universities and colleges, in consequence of which two significant centers were founded – Research Center of Production-Teaching-Research on Electromagnetic-Levitation-Powered Machinery, and Linyi Huaxin Electromagnetic-Levitation-Power Technology Center. In particular, 75% of these enterprises have set up technology research & develop centers, among which Shandong Lingong Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. takes the spotlight by its state-level engineering technology research center and postdoctoral research center. Besides, long-acting slow controlled release fertilizers produced by SKF Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. won the second prize of National Prize for Progress in Science and Technology.
The burgeoning technological incubation of Linyi Economic & Technological Development Area has achieved remarkable results. Huipu Software Park, the largest outsourcing center for software maintenance in Linyi, was cited as Provincial Software Park by its 42 software enterprises. Special mention should be made to New Wave Animation Company which won the Monkey-King Award, China’s highest animation award, and Top Software Company which was rated as the first center for RFID technology across Shandong Province.
Newly developed software parks have been put into service including Zhongguancun Software Industrial Base, Computer & Artificial Intelligence Research Institute of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Pudong Returnees Pioneer Park, Sino-India Software Industry Park, Tsinghua Tongfang Technology Park, Huangshan Cultural Silicon Valley, Zhisheng Software Park, Geek Technology Park, Zhongke Building, etc. Herein, 500,000 square meters of innovative platform is formed, attracting IBM, Tsinghua Tongfang, Tsinghua Unisplendour Group, etc., making the development of science and technology changing with each passing day in Linyi Economic & Technological Development Area.