Visitors walk past an AI booth at the 14th China International Exhibition on Public Safety and Security in Beijing on October 24, 2018. Photo: AFP Visitors walk past an AI booth at the 14th China International Exhibition on Public Safety and Security in Beijing on October 24, 2018. Photo: AFP
Visitors walk past an AI booth at the 14th China International Exhibition on Public Safety and Security in Beijing on October 24, 2018. Photo: AFP

Artificial intelligence nod from China’s science ministry puts Beijing tech park in the national spotlight

  • While Yizhuang does not host any significant AI companies, its investment arm has been involved in funding for almost 1,000 start-ups, including AI leader Megvii
  • Over the past decade the central government has named more than 200 hi-tech hubs across the country

Topic |   US-China tech war
Visitors walk past an AI booth at the 14th China International Exhibition on Public Safety and Security in Beijing on October 24, 2018. Photo: AFP Visitors walk past an AI booth at the 14th China International Exhibition on Public Safety and Security in Beijing on October 24, 2018. Photo: AFP
Visitors walk past an AI booth at the 14th China International Exhibition on Public Safety and Security in Beijing on October 24, 2018. Photo: AFP
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