On Dec. 29th, 2018, 2018 China Regional Innovation Index Report was released in Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, SASS.
Li Houqiang, the Party Committee Secretary of SASS, and Researcher Zhang Zhiqiang, the director of Documentation and Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences of Chengdu delivered speeches respectively. Researcher Liao Zujun of Regional Economy Research Institute, SASS released annual innovative research results and explained the report; Researcher Xiao Guohua of Documentation and Information Center of CAS made s special report.
The theme is Reorganization of Equipment and then Set out to Enter a New Era of Innovation, and the report points out that “innovation” has become a key word affecting China’s development today, as well as a driving force for economic and social development, even it is emerging far more quickly than expected. The report displays meta-innovation ranked in the top 30 of the annual comprehensive innovation index, the top 10 are: Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Xi’an, Nanjing, Wuhan, Ningbo and Wuxi. From a regional view, the regional innovation shows the pattern that the East leads the central region and the Northeast and the West follows closely.