The 21st China Beijing International High-Tech Expo (CHITEC) will be held in Beijing from May 17 (Thursday) to 20 (Sunday), 2018, with the theme “Take the Lead in Hi-tech Industries and Facilitate the Development of S&T Innovation Centers”. CHITEC is hosted by the Ministry of Science and Technology, State Intellectual Property Office, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), and Beijing Municipal Government, and organized by CCPIT Beijing Branch. The main exhibitions will be held in China International Exhibition Center (Old Venue).
As a major component of “Beijing’s development zone and three innovation parks”, the main platform for the construction of the National Science and Technology Innovation Center in Beijing, the Future Science City will be showcased in the exhibition area of achievements of technological innovation and entrepreneurial activities in “Beijing’s development zone and three innovation parks”. To intensively showcase its development, the Future Science City will be displayed in four sections: the City of Science, the City of Vigor, the City of Innovation and the City of Livability. In addition, it will give an overview of Changping District and the current development of the Zhongguancun Life Science Park.
It is reported that the overall design of the Future Science City booth is based on three elements: the infinity symbol, the eye that sees the future, and the linking bridges. The design implies that the future of humanities, science and technology and green ecology will create infinite possibilities, and that the Future Science City will a hub linking the present and the future.
In the City of Science section, publicity videos will be played to give an overall introduction of the Future Science City as a major component of “Beijing’s development zone and three innovation parks”, the main platform for the construction of the National Science and Technology Innovation Center in Beijing. The City of Vigor section will demonstrate the measures that the Future Science City takes to make good use of existing resources, introduce multiple innovative entities, strengthen collaboration in innovation, build platforms for technology research and development, promote innovation and entrepreneurship, create diversified mass innovation space, etc. It will also show how the Future Science City will enhance international exchanges and cooperation, and how it will create a world-leading technological innovation hub. The City of Innovation section will introduce the experts, project achievements, national laboratories and research platforms, industrialization of state-level scientific research achievements in the Future Science City. This will reflect the features of Future Science City, which are “gathering talents”, “innovating technology” and “leading future developments”. The exhibits of relevant enterprises will be in this section as well. In the City of Livability section, new transportation lines in the Future Science City will serve as the base of creation to showcase the projects to be completed. The transportation lines symbolize the way forward for the Future Science City to advance and become a major demonstration city of “Beijing’s development zone and three innovation parks”, the main platform for the construction of the National Science and Technology Innovation Center in Beijing.