Over 2b investment deal reached in Beijing innovation week

2015-10-26 15:39:44

Investments worth more than two billion yuan (about $315 million dollars) were made in Beijing during China's first mass entrepreneurship and innovation week which concluded on Sunday.

'Generation tech' looks to startups to boost employment options

2015-10-25 17:07:22

Like many students, who skip class they don't want to take, Pu Lei often decided to stay home and miss school. However, unlike most of his peers, he spent the time developing a mobile application that allows students to swap classes and maintain good attendance records.

Premier praises innovators

2015-10-20 07:49:35

When an official asked an intelligent robot for its ideas on Beijing's city planning at an innovation expo on Monday, Premier Li Keqiang thought the question might be too sophisticated. In a moment, however - and to the amusement of observers-the robot popped out a brisk answer: "Less traffic jams".

Marine science group aims to protect North Pacific sustainability

2015-10-19 16:41:50

Countries with a keen interest in marine science agreed to enhance cooperation on mutual concerns and jointly promote research innovation, organizers said today at the annual meeting of the North Pacific Marine Science Organization.

Satellite to better connect Silk Road

2015-10-19 08:57:35

Nations in South and Southeast Asia as well as Oceania will soon benefit from a communications satellite China launched over the weekend for a Hong Kong-based operator, said project managers.

China aims to go deeper into space

2015-10-15 16:05:27

As China's exploration of the moon progresses, its space experts have begun considering going deeper into the solar system - to Mars, asteroids and Jupiter - and a manned deep-space mission.

Gene editing removes major barrier to pig-to-human organ transplant

2015-10-15 07:39:11

Thanks to a powerful new gene-editing technique, scientists have overcome a major hurdle for humans to receive life-saving organ transplants from pigs.

Innovation Week aims to give startups a funding boost

2015-10-14 15:23:37

Innovation Week aims to give startups a funding bo

Beijing tech hub to shift focus from digital products to startups

2015-10-13 09:07:55

Zhongguancun, a nationally renowned technology hub in Beijing, will transform its development model from an electronics-dominated to an innovation-oriented economy by focusing on serving startups amid a recession in the electronics trade, local authorities announced.

Ebola vaccine tested in W. Africa

2015-10-13 07:43:15

China's first homegrown vaccine against Ebola has entered its second phase in a clinical trial in Sierra Leone in West Africa, marking a breakthrough in overseas testing of Chinese-developed vaccines.

Beijing's Zhongguancun focuses on serving innovation, start-ups

2015-10-11 21:51:08

Beijing's Zhongguancun, one of the country's leading technology hubs, plans to upgrade its core 7.2-km-long street area into one serving innovation and business start-ups, they announced Sunday.

Chinese scientists 3D-print building blocks of liver

2015-10-09 21:23:18

A Chinese team has used a specialized 3D printer to produce tiny sections of the liver that could eventually be used a form a full artificial version of the organ, it announced on Friday.