Private companies have been encouraged to play a bigger role in innovation. Photo: AP

China’s top science bodies may hand out honorary titles to private sector amid tech push

  • CAS and CAE – which give policy advice to the government – have nominated at least seven specialists from private firms for the titles since start of the year
  • The unusual move is seen as ‘major progress’ and comes as Beijing pursues goal of becoming global tech superpower
Topic |   China science

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Private companies have been encouraged to play a bigger role in innovation. Photo: AP
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