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Xiaoshan postdoctoral centers leverage $932m in added-value
en.hangzhou.com.cn   2022-06-22 14:34   Source:www.ehangzhou.gov.cn

Scientific research and innovation in Xiaoshan district, Hangzhou has been strengthened by the growing number of postdoctoral centers there since 1999, local media outlets reported.

The postdoctoral center of Zhejiang Lab, the first of its kind in Xiaoshan district since 1999, has recruited seven postdoctoral students over the past few decades. They have taken over seven scientific research projects, won two technological achievement awards, authorized 37 patents, published 10 papers, and achieved 1.884 billion yuan ($281.28 million) in the added value of scientific results.

The postdoctoral center of Transfar Group, a private-sector diversified company, has also taken part in nine key science and technology projects at the provincial and national levels, obtained 23 national invention patents, and completed 25 scientific research projects for the enterprise, bringing in more than 134 million yuan in direct economic benefits for the enterprise.

The post-doctoral centers in Xiaoshan district have become an important carrier for the introduction and cultivation of high-caliber innovative young talent and the integration of teaching, research, and production.

Statistics show that Xiaoshan district has so far set up 51 postdoctoral centers, of which 22 are at the national level and 29 are at the provincial level. A total of postdoctoral researchers have been recruited, with 183 having graduated. Total investment in scientific research has reached 2.362 billion yuan, while the added value of sci-tech achievement transformation has increased by 6.241 billion yuan.

"Postdoctoral centers in Xiaoshan district have been focusing on solving companies' problems related to major projects and technological innovation, with their research fields covering key industries such as artificial intelligence, computer science, steelwork, and automobile manufacturing," said an official from the Xiaoshan human resources and social security bureau.

Meanwhile, Xiaoshan district has been paying more attention to optimizing incentive policies, creating an innovative environment, and improving management services so as to constantly enhance the quality and efficiency of postdoctoral centers and related research projects.

Author:  Editor:Li Jiameng
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