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Shandong Science and Technology Week kicks off in Jining

2021/5/24 15:48:44

With the theme of “A Century in Retrospect: the Communist Party of China Leading the Development of Science and Technology”, Shandong Science and Technology Week kicked off on May 22 at Nishan Lecture Hall in Qufu, Jining city.

The event is jointly hosted by the Department of Science & Technology of Shandong Province, the Publicity Department of the CPC Shandong Provincial Committee, and Shandong Association for Science & Technology, and undertaken by Jining city.

At the launching ceremony, a strategic cooperation framework agreement between the Department of Science & Technology of Shandong Province and Jining Municipal People’s Government was signed. Representatives of advanced collectives and advanced workers of national science popularization were awarded medals and certificates. The flag was conferred to the service team of science and technology promotion volunteers.

In recent years, Shandong has accelerated the implementation of an innovation-driven development strategy and made every effort to build a high-level innovative province. During the “13th Five-Year Plan” period (2016-2020), a total of 143 projects in Shandong won the National Science and Technology Award.

In the first quarter of this year, the output value of enterprises above designated size in high-tech industries in the province accounted for 47.1% of the output value of enterprises above designated size, an increase of 1.99 percentage points over the same period in 2020.

For this year’s Science and Technology Week, various exhibition sectors have been set up, including Hydrogen Energy Popularization Demonstration Zone and Major Science & Technology Project Exhibition Zone, demonstrating the achievements of Shandong's scientific and technological development through texts, images, videos and other forms.

During the week, all parts of the province will hold special activities to impress the audience with the changes brought about by scientific & technological development. Focusing on AI robots, technological DIYs, and other technologies intriguing young people, the “Science & Technology Popularization on Campus” activities will be carried out in primary and secondary schools to let young people enjoy the charm of technological innovation at close range.

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