Innovation-driven development strategies emphasizes the integration of technological innovation with institutional innovation, management innovation, business model innovation, business innovation and cultural innovation. Innovation drive is innovation to become the first driving force for development, with science and technology innovation as the core to drive comprehensive innovation. During the presentation, Dr Zhang will introduce the basic concepts and the four principles of the National Innovation Driven Development Strategy Outline, including closely following development, deepening reform, strengthening incentives, and expanding openness. He will also share with audience some key learnings from the journey to a more innovative China.
About the speaker
Dr. Zhang Jing’an got his PhD in Management, he is a researcher as well as the Academician of International Eurasian Academy of Sciences (IEAS). For many years he has been engaged in the research of science and technology innovation, theories as well as policy development, he is an influential expert and has had great achievements in the related fields. Between 1988 to 1992, Dr. Zhang served at the Xinhua News Agency and participated in drafting “The Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China”; Dr. Zhang was appointed many government posts, including Secretary General of The Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China; Director General of the Science and Technology Daily; Committee member of the 11th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. Dr. Zhang is currently the Chairman of China Association of Science and Technology System Reform; and Standing Director of the China Center for International Economic Exchanges.