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Shanghai Municipal Science and Technology Commission
06.07.2010
Address: 200 People Avenue ( Office hour: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday)

Telephone: 23111111 sendsend



    Shanghai Municipal Science and Technology Commission is established as one of the departments of the municipal government, with its main functions, internal structure and personnel management in accordance with the “Notice of the General Office of the CPC Central Committee and the General Office of the State Council on Printing and Distributing ‘Plan on Reform of Organs of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government’” (Ting Zi [2008] No. 17).

    Main Functions

    1. to implement the laws, rules, regulations, guidelines and policies related to the work of science and technology; to study to draft the local rules, regulations and policies for the work of science and technology, and organize to carry out the relevant local rules, regulations and policies; to study the development strategy and key issues in the science and technology of the municipality; to study and determine the science and technology development layout and prior development field;

    2. to study to formulate the medium and long term plan and annual plan for the development of science and technology of the municipality in accordance with the municipal overall plan for economic and social development, and organize to carry out these plans;

    3. to study to put forward the policies and measures for the reform of municipal science and technology system; to establish and improve science and technology innovation system and innovation mechanism; to guide the work of system reform of science and technology research institutions; to enhance the macro management and coordination of science and technology advancement, optimize the allocation of science and technology resources and promote the construction of municipal science and technology innovation system;

    4. to prepare the plans for basic, applicable and developing scientific research projects and organize to carry out these plans; to formulate and implement the construction plans for research and development bases including the municipal key laboratories, scientific research centers and engineering technical research centers, etc.; to formulate the plans for construction of public service platform and organize to carry out these plans; to take charge of the management of the projects, popularization of scientific and research achievements and technology market of the national science and technology support plan assigned by the Ministry of Science and Technology; to promote the construction of hi-tech industrialization bases recognized by the Ministry of Science and Technology;

    5. to take charge of the organization, implementation and comprehensive coordination of the key scientific and technological projects; to cooperate with relevant departments to promote the conversion of scientific and technological achievements and hi-tech industrialization and to formulate the relevant policies for the development of hi-tech industry and enterprises of the municipality and promote their development; to cooperate with relevant departments to promote the organization and implementation of key hi-tech projects and key hi-tech industrial projects; to promote the science and technology in rural areas, guide the demonstrative projects of key agricultural science and technology; to promote the development of modern biology and medicine industry;

    6. to guide the work of Shanghai Zhangjiang High-tech Industrial Development Zone, cooperate with relevant departments to formulate the development plan of the zone, and undertake the recognition of hi-tech enterprises;

    7. to formulate the working plans for popularization of science and technology, carry out policy instruction and promote the work of scientific and technological popularization; to manage the municipal experimental animals;

    8. to study the measures of increasing investment in science and technology through multiple channels; to take charge of the budget, settlement, supervision and management of the scientific undertaking fee, “Three Fees” in science and technology and special expenses; to study to establish the evaluation mechanism of achievements of scientific and technological input;

    9. to cooperate with relevant departments to study and work out scientific and technological talents development plan and relevant policies; to take charge of the management of such foundation projects as Shanghai Municipal Natural Science Foundation and Magnolia Science & Technology Talent Fund, etc. and organize to carry out these foundation projects; to implement the cultivation of scientific and technological talents; to take charge of the recommendation of candidates for academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering;

    10. to intensify the domestic cooperation and promote the scientific and technological cooperation in the Yangtze River Delta and corresponding scientific and technological support;

    11. to take charge of the foreign affairs involving science and technology and international scientific and technological cooperation; to take charge of the review and approval of the examination, attending international academic conferences, scientific and technological cooperation and other issues involving going abroad for the people within the scientific and technological system; to take charge of the organization and implementation of the scientific and technological cooperation with foreign governments and regions as well as scientific and technological institutions and relevant personnel; to take charge of the review of technological export and confidentiality; to take charge of the work of science and technology related to Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan;

    12. to take charge of the management of scientific and technological achievements, rewards, confidentiality as well as technological market, information, statistics and filing, etc; to cooperate with relevant departments to promote the work of intellectual property related to science and technology;

    13. to study to work out the plan and relevant policies for the construction of technology-related intermediary service system and guide the development of technology-related intermediaries;

    14. to guide, coordinate and guide the work of central scientific research institutions in Shanghai; to guide and coordinate the scientific and technological management of the districts and counties;

    15. to take charge of the acceptance and hearing of relevant administrative reviews and responses to administrative proceedings;

    16. to undertake other tasks assigned by the municipal government.