Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Chinese Version)


world's sci-tech superpower; great modern socialist country; innovation-driven; 2050

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General Secretary Xi Jinping put forward the grand blueprint and strategic layout in the 19th National Congress of Communist Party of China (CPC) that by the middle of 21st century we will develop China into a great modern socialist country that is prosperous, strong, democratic, culturally advanced, harmonious, and beautiful, hence commencing a new era of building a world superpower. Sci-tech and innovation strength is an essential part of that. Consequently, the accomplishment of the strategic objects of building muscle in science, technology, and innovation and the choice of development path are no doubt among the top priorities to China's current sci-tech construction and the implementation of innovation driven development strategy. This article starts with this macro background, through a review of the past strategic paths chosen, prospectively discusses the policies that would be designed and path taken to build China into a world's sci-tech innovation giant by 2050 from multi-perspectives in terms of talents, sci-tech, economy, and industry. It also further proposes that the advantage of China's institution is the biggest guarantee for China to bolster its science and technology.

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