Science and Technology Achievement
As an important channel for converting scientific and technological achievements to industrial or other useful purposes in Xicheng District, the scientific and technological regime of the district is developing rapidly. The district has 20 scientific research institutes of municipal and national levels, mainly focusing on healthcare, social security, electric power, water affair, and manufacturing. There are about 60 scientific and technological enterprises covering various fields and 19 high-tech enterprises that are newly identified.
In the year of 2015, Xicheng District has output 6157 technologies with an increase of 13.1 percent year on year. The turnover of the output technologies has reached 15.81 billion yuan, up by 21.8 percent over the previous year. Xicheng District has also input 6232 technologies with a year-on-year increase of 18 percent. The turnover of input technologies has reached 24.75 billion yuan, up by 31.2 percent over the previous year.
In addition, the popularization of science in the district has taken community as the carrier, forming a new pattern of extensive social participation.