Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Chinese Version)


basic research; scientific innovation; self-reliance and self-strengthening; original innovation

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World Science and Technology Power Construction - Last Ten Years Review and Future Trend of Science and Technology of China - Strategy & Policy Decision Research


Basic research is the source of the entire scientific system and the overall engine of all technical issues. Guided by the remarks made by Gerneral Secretary Xi Jinping, this paper elaborates the development rules and trends of basic research. It systematically summarizes the achievements in the development of China's basic research after the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China. Based on the thorough analysis on opportunities and challenges currently faced by China's basic research, it proposes the idea of continuously strengthening basic research and accelerating the process of achieving sci-tech self-reliance and self-strengthening at higher level.

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Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences


1 国家统计局社会科技和文化产业统计司, 科学技术部战略规划司. 中国科技统计年鉴2021. 北京:中国统计出版社, 2021.

Department of Social Science, Technology and Cultural Industry Statistics, National Bureau of Statistics, Department of Strategic Planning, Ministry of Science and Technology. China Statistical Yearbook on Science and Technology 2021.

Beijing:China Statistics Press. (in Chinese)