Shenzhen High-tec Industrial Park PRC.
As one of the five state-level high-tech parks particularly supported by the Chinese central government, Shenzhen High-tech Industrial Park (SHIP) was established in September 1996, which covers an area of 11.5 km2.In 2003, the total industrial output value of SHIP was 89.5 billion RMB, in which the hi-tech output was 86.7 billion RMB, that means SHIP occupying 0.6% of the total Shenzhen land produced 18% of the whole industrial output of Shenzhen, and its value of exportation was 5.2 billion USD. SHIP is becoming a rich soil for business and home for success.
Shenzhen Municipal Government is responsible for the leadership, decision-making, planning and macro-management of SHIP. It adopts an open-oriented three-level management pattern in line with the concerned Chinese laws and regulations, neither breaking the approval chain and process of the relevant governmental departments, nor changing their administrative functions to such a high-tech park. The decision-making body is the Administrative Group of SHIP with the mayor of Shenzhen as the head, supervising the implementation of the relevant policies on the development of SHIP. The management body is the Administrative Office of SHIP, responsible for the routine daily work in SHIP. The service body includes the Service Centre of SHIP, the Service Centre of Shenzhen Virtual University Park and the Service Centre of Shenzhen Software Park providing the complete service to the enterprises and scientific research institutes in SHIP.
With Regulations for the High-tech Industrial Park of Shenzhen Special Economic Zone in effect guarantees the construction and development in SHIP legally. SHIP is the first to establish the three networks in one broadband in hi-tech industrial parks in China, which the computers in SHIP can be online through 10M/100M. SHIP has been issued the ISO9001 Quality Management System Certificate, ISO14000 Environmental Management System Certificate and SA8000 Social Accountability Management System Certificate. In accordance with the spirit of daring to venture, striving to innovate, tolerating failure and pursuing success, human environment encouraging people to work with passion and taking human being as most essential has been created in SHIP.
The leading industries are outstanding. The electronic communication products in SHIP account for 98% of its total output and have become leading industries. SHIP has formed the communication industry group of mobile communication, program-controlled exchanging and network equipments, the computer industry group ranging from components, parts to complete machines, photo-communication industry group of optic fiber, optical cable and devices, and the software industry group of IC design, embedded software and systemized integrated software. The industries in bioengineering and new materials have also taken shape.
The products with self-owned intellectual property are more than half the total output.The output of products with self-owned intellectual property has occupied over 50% of the total output in SHIP. Lots of products maintain plenty share of the Chinese and world market, which include: program-controlled switchboards, mobile telecommunication facilities and access equipments by Huawei and ZTE Corporations, the computers by The Great Wall company, the software products of Kingdee & Powerise, optical instruments by Photon, the medical treatment apparatus of Mindit and Mindray, the genetic engineering products of Kexing and Sibono, pharmacies of Neptunus & Hepalink, and the novel materials by Changyuan and Danbon. The IC design enterprises have exceeded 100 in number, many of which have their own original core technologies.
A new technological innovation system that takes the enterprises as the mainstay and the public technology platform as backup has come into being. SHIP is building and perfecting a regional technological innovation system which is oriented by the market, focused on the products, embodied with enterprises as the mainstay and supported by the universities and research institutes, combining the forces of government, industry, universities, research institutes, capital and media, radiating to the neighboring areas and extending to the whole China and outside world. Lots of big enterprises have set up their research and development centers in SHIP and quite some of them have their research funds exceed 10% of all their sales revenue. The working base for the academicians of China Academy of Science and China Academy of Engineering, the research institutions of colleges and universities, the post-doctorate working stations in enterprises, the engineering technology centers and the state key laboratories have jointly formed a public technological platform for Shenzhen. Enterprises in SHIP have not only been strongly supported by the funds investment setups & security bodies of the Chinese Central Government and Shenzhen Municipal Government, but also been greatly concerned by many venture capital firms such as IDG, Walden, Bahrain, H&Q Asia Pacific. VC firms have invested 2 billion RMB in more than 20 enterprises. KINGDEE and Techwayson in SHIP have had IPO in Hong Kong GEM. There are dozens of hi-tech enterprises in SHIP nominated for IPO in China NASDAQ.
A multiple, professional and interactive colony of incubators has taken shape. SHIP has formed multiple, professional and interactive incubator groups which includes the software park, the IC Design industrialized base, Virtual University incubator supported by the government, the enterprise incubator sponsored by the venture-investment institutions both from home and abroad, the universities and colleges incubator established by Tsinghua University, Beijing university, Harbin Polytechnic University and etc; and the Overseas Chinese Student High-Tech Venture Park jointly set up by the government and the overseas students association. At present, there are over 300 enterprises being incubated in SHIP. The venture supporting investment system involved with the capitals from the government, institutions at home and abroad and private groups is providing strong risk-investment support for the incubating enterprises.
Famous universities and colleges gather in SHIP. Famous universities get together in Shenzhen and join hands in SHIP. With four years development, Shenzhen Virtual University Park consisting of 43 renowned colleges and universities from China and abroad has become a cultivating base for high caliber personnel, and transferring and industrializing base for academic research achievements. Up to now, 10,000 students with master degree and doctor degree have graduated from the Virtual University. Over 100 enterprises have been founded in Shenzhen by colleges and universities, and about 121 academic research achievements have been transferred into production. Utilizing efficient talents, effective technologies and favorable environment, SHIP is contributing efficiently to the society and country.
Three in one innovation environment. SHIP is devoting itself to establishing beautiful environmental ecology, enthusiastic humane ecology and perfect industrial ecology, a so-called three in one innovation environment. There are over 1200 enterprises that 74,000 people are working in. More than 50% of the employees are college graduates, among whom over 1,000 are doctors, 12,000 Masters and many returned overseas students and foreigners working here. They are daring to venture, striving to innovate, tolerating failure and pursuing success.
SHIP has established stable & long-term relationships with the government organizations, science research institutes and big enterprises from dozens of foreign countries and regions in the world, including America, Canada, South Korea, Egypt, Austria and Hong Kong, and set up the representative offices in the park, engaging in technology exchange, personnel training, new products development and many other international co-operations. This will greatly accelerate the internationalization of the enterprises in Shenzhen and blend our technology advancement into the big platform of international technical development.
SHIP is surely able to build up a world-level advanced park of science and technology.