The authorities in the southern Chinese metropolis of Shenzhen are planning to build 20 advanced manufacturing industrial parks in the city for strategically important emerging sectors and industries of the future.
As announced by the municipal government on Monday, the total area of these parks will be 300 square meters. km. They will be located in the districts of Baoan, Guangming, Longhua, Longgang, Pingshan and Shenshan.
This move aims to develop and support 20 strategically important emerging sectors, as well as eight industries of the future.
Strategic emerging sectors include telecommunications, semiconductor manufacturing, smart terminals and sensors, software, AI robotics, precision instrumentation and equipment, new energy, internet-enabled vehicles, new materials, and biomedicine.
Industries of the future include synthetic biology, blockchain, cells and genes, space technology, brain science and brain-like intelligence, and quantum information.