The following Beijing municipal government plan identifies 20 “future industries” that Beijing is targeting with favorable industrial policies, so as to build up world-class companies in these industries by 2035. The industries that Beijing—home of China’s best universities and a disproportionately high number of its leading tech companies—is boosting are in the AI, healthcare, manufacturing, energy, materials, and space sectors.
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Beijing Municipal Implementation Plan for Promoting the Innovative Development of Future Industries
Based on the Outline of the Beijing Municipal 14th Five-Year Plan for National Economic and Social Development and Long-Range Objectives for 2035, this plan has been formulated in order to thoroughly implement the innovation-driven development strategy, seize the opportunities of the new round of scientific and technological (S&T) and industrial transformation, promote the innovative development of future industries, promote the transformation of Beijing’s advantages in education, technology, and talent into industrial advantages, and better serve the high-quality development of the capital in the new era.
I) General Requirements
(i) Guiding Ideology
Guided by Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, we will fully implement the spirit of the 20th Party Congress, thoroughly implement the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s series of important speeches on Beijing, better implement the strategic positioning of the capital city, adhere to high-level coordination, systematic planning, and forward-looking layout, guide new scenarios and create new demands through the supply of cutting-edge technological capabilities, promote “technology–product–standard–scenario” linkage and iteration in an engineering manner (工程化), systematically build a full-chain industrial ecosystem of the future covering technology productization, product industrialization, and industrial scaling, target the six major fields, implement the eight major initiatives, seize opportunities for future industrial development, and build Beijing into the world’s leading source and high ground (策源高地) of future industries.
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