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Linan Shortlisted in “Top 100 Sci-Tech Innovation” Rankings 2022
2022-08-03 16:09      Source:Hangzhou China      

Moderate Prosperity (Xiaokang), together with various national authorities and professional sectors, released the “Top 100 Innovative Cities and Counties” rankings 2022, in which Lin’an District ranks the 17th in China and 3rd in Hangzhou.


Technological innovation can be a critical part to assess a county’s industrial development and economy. The rankings give a full picture of the counties’ strength in making technological progress and show how new technologies empower them. It had 2,757 candidates, covering all provinces except the four municipalities, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. The rankings, in overall assessment, were made in five dimensions, including inputs, subjects, conditions, outputs and management in the course of innovation. 


Lin’an District, for a leading position in industrial economy, has placed a stress on innovation. Great policies, resources, talents and services are flowing to companies to make itself a significant part of Hangzhou’s City-west Science and Innovation Corridor. Last year saw a rate of R&D intensity (R&D/GDP) at 3.34%, ranking the 4th in Hangzhou, and the 2nd and 10th rankings in Zhejiang Province when it came to the proportions of high-tech enterprises and technology-based SMEs in every 1,000 companies. The region has ranked foremost as for comprehensive innovation strength in the province, and won the honor for its outstanding job in the province’s technology correspondence. It is also home to the city’s AI Innovative Development Zone.