National Scientific and Technological Week in 2020 lasted from 23 August to 29 August. Focusing on the theme of “Making China a nation of scientific and technological innovation in the fight against the pandemic”, Wuhu has carried out various innovation and entrepreneurship activities and mass activities of science and technology, vigorously publicizing the achievements of scientific and technological innovation and achievements in the fight against the pandemic, actively opening up high-quality scientific and technological resources, and creating a dense atmosphere of scientific and technological innovation in the whole society.
During the past Activity Week, the city’s scientific and technological system, through traditional media and new media channels, focused on the publicity of scientific and technological innovation laws, regulations and policies, and fully demonstrated the city’s achievements in scientific and technological innovation and in the fight against the pandemic. Directors of the Municipal Science and Technology Bureau conducted in-depth field visits, symposiums and exchanges among science and technology enterprises, carried out targeted guidance, and coordinated to help enterprises solve existing difficulties and problems. A special training “Cloud Lecture Hall” was set up for the implementation of provincial policies supporting scientific and technological innovation and for the analysis of key and difficult points for collecting the R&D expenses, attracting more than 2,000 people from relevant enterprises. Wuhu Industry Innovation Center and Wuhu Science and Technology Center were opened to the public free of charge, receiving 24,000 person-times in total. A series of science popularization activities were carried out, and the “National Science Popularization Day” with Wuhu characteristics was created to guide the public to improve their scientific thinking ability. Counties (cities) and development zones also held industry-university-research cooperation activities at the same time to help enterprises meet their technological needs and enhance their technological innovation ability and competitiveness.
Translated by Yuan Mengwen from Foreign Affairs Office of Wuhu Municipal People’s Government