In 2018, the science and technology undertakings in Nanning manifested favorable development trend. The progress of science and technology contributed to 58% of the city's economic growth. In particular, Nanning completed 80 transfer and transformation projects of science and technology achievements, resulting in 6.13 billion yuan’s worth of technology absorbed, an increase of 130.7% on a year-on-year basis, and the total amount of technical contracts accounted for over 60% of that of Guangxi; and, with the setting up of special projects for building the capacity of technology transfer intermediaries and increasing the subsidy after technology deals were reached, the technology transfer intermediary capability was improved and the number of newly-added technology transfer demonstration institutions at autonomous-regional level in 2018 was up to 17.
This year, Nanning will continue to intensify its efforts in stepping up improving the independent innovation capacity of enterprises, promoting scientific and technological achievements to benefit the people's livelihood, optimizing the development environment for innovation and entrepreneurship, and cultivating innovation and entrepreneurship brands. It will also channel its efforts into breaking through scientific and technological bottlenecks that hold back the high-quality development of Nanning, and vigorously drive forward the building of the innovative city.