China’s total public and private sector spending on hi-tech research and development reached a record high of US$324 billion last year. Photo: AP China’s total public and private sector spending on hi-tech research and development reached a record high of US$324 billion last year. Photo: AP
China’s total public and private sector spending on hi-tech research and development reached a record high of US$324 billion last year. Photo: AP

Inside China Tech: Beijing to sharpen country’s R&D focus

  • China wants to ensure researchers are focused on relevant tech projects, not on the number of papers they get published
  • The urgency of tackling this issue has intensified amid the ongoing tech and trade war between the US and China

Topic |   China technology
China’s total public and private sector spending on hi-tech research and development reached a record high of US$324 billion last year. Photo: AP China’s total public and private sector spending on hi-tech research and development reached a record high of US$324 billion last year. Photo: AP
China’s total public and private sector spending on hi-tech research and development reached a record high of US$324 billion last year. Photo: AP
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