On Jul. 13, 2009，Agreement of Collaboration in Joint-Establishing the Fuoshan Center of CAS was signed between Chinese Academy of Sciences and Fuoshan Government. Chinese Science Academy Mr. Shi Erwei, Vice President of CAS and Mr. Lin Yuanhe, Fuoshan CPC Secretary, Mayor Chen Yunxian, Vice Mayor Wang Lin presented at the signing ceremony. Meanwhile, 18 Fuoshan enterprises signed collaboration agreements with 18 institutes of CAS
the Fuoshan Center of CAS is a platform coordinating institutes of CAS with Foshan key industries. The Center shall conduct integrated innovation and production transfer, which will provide sustaining support to innovation and development in core industries and key technologies.
The Center is planning to establish 8 to 15 specialized centers in the following 5 years. Each year the Center will foster 5 to 10 grand high-tech enterprises. The first 6 specialized centers are: the Energy & Environment Technology Center, Industry & IT Center, New Materials Center, Functional Polymer Materials and Fine Chemicals Center, Environmental Technology & Equipment Center, Traditional Chinese Medicine Biotechnology Industry Center.