Science and Technology
In 2018, the city completed a total of 14 technical contract registrations with a turnover of 22.8582 million yuan. The science and technology funds above the municipal level that were strived for and invested added up to 16.24 million yuan. A total of 1038 patents were applied for, of which 193 were for invention patents. 690 items were authorized, of which 64 were invention patents. There were 1.45 patents for inventions among 10,000 people in the city. During the year, 37 enterprises were identified as national high-tech enterprises, and the number of national high-tech enterprises within the validity period reached 65. 7 enterprises were included in the provincial “Science and Technology Giant Cultivation Enterprise” on the record, and 74 enterprises were filed through state-level science and technology small and medium-sized enterprises. There were 6 new-added enterprises or institutions, including a provincial energy-saving and emission-reduction technology innovation demonstration enterprise, a national star creation world, two provincial star creation worlds, one provincial technology transfer demonstration institution, and one public creation space. Innovation platforms at or above the municipal level amounted to197.