Chongqing Municipal People’s Government Issues Instructions for Promoting the Development of Robot Industry
Recently, Chongqing Municipal People’s Government issued Instructions for Promoting the Development of Robot Industry, and decides to accelerate the cultivation and development of robot industry as the key strategic new industry in Chongqing.
I. Development Goal
Start with industrial robot, give priority to promote the industrialization of products with relatively mature technologies, lay a solid foundation for development, and promote the development of service robots in good time. By promoting investment and cultivating local self-owned brands and gathering many leading international famous enterprises, develop relatively strong independent research & development and manufacturing ability in the aspects of system integration, robot body and reducer, servo motor, etc. Till 2015, the sales revenue of robot industry in Chongqing is to reach RMB 30 billion, and initially form a comprehensive industrial cluster integrating test and design platform, system integration, research & development and manufacturing of complete machine and key parts, and the robot industrial base begins to take shape. By 2020, Chongqing will form a complete research & development, testing and manufacturing system, become the most important domestic robot industrial base with international influence, the sales revenue of robot industry in Chongqing will reach RMB 100 billion and robot industry will become a new pillar industry.
II. Encouragement Policies
Support the research and development of complete machine and parts, promote the development of application system, and focus on supporting “demonstration project of technological-based industrial welding robot industry” and “demonstration project of technology-supported capacity building of technology innovation and service platform of robot industry in Chongqing”.
Support industrial robot products and the construction of public research & development platform; start up other special research & development projects in good time. Give proportional rent subsidies to robot manufacturing enterprises settled in robot industrial base that rent standard plants.
Encourage investment on robot industry from financial capital, venture investment and private capital. Give credit support to projects with advanced technologies, obvious advantages, and strong leading and support function in priority. Actively encourage eligible enterprises and projects to directly finance from domestic and foreign capital market. Encourage the cooperation between enterprises in Chongqing with domestic and foreign competitive enterprises, explore and innovate business operation model, and focus on promoting the cooperation between application enterprises in Chongqing with domestic and foreign mainstream robot research & development and manufacturing enterprises. Make use of guide fund for technology venture investment, guide domestic and foreign financial capital, and provide equity investment and financing service for research & development and manufacturing groups and enterprises with core technologies.
Accelerate the introduction of domestic and foreign high-end talents and provide corresponding treatment to eligible talents according to regulations. Establish and perfect working system of committee of industrial experts, and encourage colleges and scientific research institutions to accelerate the cultivation of talents in robot industry related majors.
III. Industrial Park
One base: Chongqing robot industrial base.
Three functional areas: Liangjiang new area industrial robot and its related functional area, service robot functional area of Jiangjin Shuangfu industrial park, and specialized robot functional area of Bishan industrial park.