The key tasks include 

  1. building regional innovation hub cities, 
  2. helping innovation hub cities to cultivate driving industries, 
  3. serving SMEs to improve their innovation capacity, and 
  4. launching a series of technology service and trading activities

As part of the program, in 2022, about 50 pilot cities (parks) will be built, and a highest-level expert think tank and collaborative organization of “Science and Technology China” will be formed.

CAST news release, January 21, 2020,