Translations

Translation of State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence’s Project to Strengthen Development of the Defense Technology Industry at the Grassroots Level: Guidelines for Basic Research and Cutting-Edge Technology Projects (Translated Sept 2019) — See our translation of a document issued by China’s State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence (SASTIND) that identifies several emerging technologies of interest to the Chinese military. 

Translation of Ministry of Science and Technology Notice on the Publication of the Guidance on National New Generation Artificial Intelligence Open Innovation Platform Construction Work (Translated Sept 2019) — See our translation of the full text of a Chinese government notice giving Chinese companies guidelines on how to build “open innovation platforms” for developing AI technology. This notice, issued by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), builds on the authoritative New Generation AI Development Plan issued by China’s State Council in 2017, which identified open-source platforms 1 as crucial to building China into the world leader in AI by 2030.