On May 2, the journalist learned that in the first quarter this year, high-tech industry in Xiaogan realized added value of 5.2 billion yuan, with year-on-year growth rate of 13.7%.
According to statistics, there were 233 high-tech enterprises in the whole city, increasing by 21.35% than that at the beginning of last year. There were over 800 technological enterprises in the whole city and 206 IP advantage cultivation enterprises, including 12 national enterprises and 65 provincial enterprises. A batch of leading technological backbone enterprises grow up rapidly to support new “ridge” of high-tech industry development. Temperature sensors, high-power multi-shaft electric dumpers, ceramic-vacuum tubes, motorboats, container soleplates and other products produced by Xiaogan technological enterprises are of high technical content and large market share, with enormous influence throughout the country.
In the first quarter, 1677 patent applications were completed in the whole city, with year-on-year growth rate of 79.94% and authorization of 869 national patents was obtained, with year-on-year growth rate of 75.91%. There were 68 research and development platforms above provincial level in the whole city and 25 incubators and mass creative spaces.