1. Investment advantages
As a core city on the west bank of the Pearl River, Zhuhai has been an important port of China's opening-up since ancient times. It is also a highland of innovation in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and an important fulcrum of the national Belt and Road Initiative.
Xiangzhou is the only area in the mainland connected to both Hong Kong and Macao by a bridge. It is a core urban area on the west bank of the Pearl River and an integral part of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
Xiangzhou has a modern integrated transportation network consisting of an airport, ports, railways and expressways. It is a traffic hub on the west bank of the Pearl River.
The 55 km-long Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge is a huge structure that connects the three places and shortens the driving time from Xiangzhou to Hong Kong to half an hour.
Xiangzhou is close to mountains and the sea, and enjoys a beautiful environment and fresh air. With a subtropical monsoon climate, it has an annual average temperature of 24°C. Its urban air quality index ranks top in China and the rate of good ambient air quality reaches around 90%, making the place ideal for both living and business.
Ten universities including Sun Yat-sen University, Ji'nan University, Beijing Normal University (Zhuhai), and Beijing Institute of Technology (Zhuhai) are located in Xiangzhou. The number of on-campus students surpasses 13,0000, ranking second in Guangdong province.
2. Talent attraction
Xiangzhou district has introduced a group of high-level talents and teams from universities across the world, including Harvard University, Cambridge University, MIT, Peking University, Tsinghua University, and Fudan University. They have set up a number of innovative and high-tech enterprises, covering 3D printing, intelligent manufacturing, biotechnology, energy conservation and environmental protection and many other fields.
The introduction of innovative and entrepreneurial talents provides intellectual support for optimizing Xiangzhou's industrial structure and helping promote the district's technological innovation and industrial upgrading.
3. Innovation platforms
Zhengfang Cloud Innovation Park: It is a high-end technological industry base. Gree Edgeless, Lianyun Techonology, Zhipanda Techonology, and Ucommune have all settled in the park.
Zhengfang Yunxi Valley: The valley aims to build itself into a demonstration technological innovation carrier to promote the agglomeration of digital economy enterprises and realize "digital industrialization". It has attracted more than 50 digital economy enterprises, such as Tencent Intelligence Industry Headquarters, to settle in the area.
Zhengfang Maker Space Building: It will build itself into a hub based on intelligent manufacturing and supplemented by photoelectric technology. Enterprises, such as Zhimei Kangmin and Ruite Optoelectronics, have settled here.
The Zhengling Venture Capital Shenzhen Innovation Center: Located in the Scientific Research Building of Tsinghua Information Port, Nanshan district of Shenzhen, the center will focus on promoting Shenzhen's technological innovation through attracting projects in the digital industry, new generation information technology, big health, intelligent manufacturing, photoelectric industry, and scientific and technological services.
Zhengling Hi-Tech Park: Located in Nanping Science and Technology Park, Zhengling Hi-Tech is committed to promoting the development of six industries: artificial intelligence, optoelectronics, intelligent manufacturing, integrated circuit, digital creativity, and great health. It aims to build itself into a park featuring "policy + service + supporting".