Zhongguancun Science Park is China’s biggest science park with a high concentration of scientific and technological institutions and intellectual resources. Located in this area are 39 institutions of higher learning represented by Beijing University and Tsinghua University.
There are 213 research institutions as exemplified by the
institutions of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and
the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE.) 37% of the
academicians of both the CAS and CAE are
living and working in this area.
Many state-level laboratories and important engineering and technology centers are concentrated in this area and Zhongguancun Science Park is the largest software development and production center in China.
Zhongguancun Science Park is composed of five science zones:Haidian Zone, Fengtai Zone, Changping Zone, the Electronic City Zone and Yizhuang Zone.
Some ten thousand new and hi-tech enterprises, such as Legend, Stone, Founder, Zhongguancun Science and Technology, Tsinghua Tongfang, Netease, are operating in Zhongguancun. In addition, there are some 1,500 R&D centers and hi-tech companies set up by or invested by renowned overseas transnational companies.
The business income generated from the industry, trade and technology of Zhongguancun Science Park accounted for 18% of the total income of all the 53 national new and hi-tech parks.