In recent years, Weifang City, Shandong Province, insists on taking science and technology innovation as a powerful engine to promote high-quality development, continuously increases innovation efforts and independent R&D investment, the number of high-tech enterprises has increased from 328 to 1396, and the proportion of high-tech industry output value has increased from 24.9% to 57.99%, making a major breakthrough in science and technology innovation and successfully entering the national innovative city line. For Weifang’s breakthrough in science and technology innovation, Wayne, a foreigner who has been living in China for 12 years, made a field trip to some high-tech enterprises to feel the charm of Weifang’s science and technology innovation.@@@ Weifang, one city of Shandong Province, takes science and technology innovation as a key to promote high-quality development, exert huge efforts in innovation and independent R&D investment. The number of high-tech enterprises has increased from 328 to 1396, and the proportion of high-tech industry output value has increased from 24.9% to 57.99%, making a breakthrough in science and technology innovation by entering the national innovative city line. To survey Weifang’s breakthrough in science and technology innovation, Wayne, a foreigner who has been living in China for 12 years, made a visit to some high-tech enterprises.
When it comes to Weifang’s science and technology innovation, the first thing that comes to people’s mind is „Weichai Power“. Then, Mr. Wayne came to Weichai Group, the „leading“ enterprise of science and technology innovation in Weifang. Weichai Group is a leading multinational industrial machinery enterprise in China with worldwide influence. In November 2022, Weichai Group developed the world’s first engine with an inherent thermal efficiency of 52.28% and a natural gas engine of 54.16%!
Another highlight of Weifang is intelligent manufacturing. One of the most representative ones is MH Robotics. MH Robotics is a company focusing on the field of intelligent equipment manufacturing, dedicated to high-end intelligent equipment systems, intelligent IOT systems, system design and other aspects of service for customers. At present, MH Robotics has more than 40 national invention patents and more than 200 utility model patents, some of which are in the international leading position and have filled the gaps in China.
Lastly, Wayne went to Tongxin Vision Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd. Through this VR device, one can engage immensely into the virtual world. Wayne was amazed by its sense of immersion. It is understood that Tongxin Vision is a company focusing on metaverse education, industry, games, motion capture, quantum dot display and others, and has launched a number of products such as virtual games, virtual future classroom, virtual science, virtual military and police.
Advancing in scientific and technological innovation and intelligent manufacturing, Weifang is „sprinting“ to a higher level of national innovation city. Weifang, a thriving land with excellent environmental conditions and outstanding talents will be different every day.