Jiangsu Science and Technology Department

updated on: 2008-05-26  source:

  Major functions

  (1) To implement the guidelines, policies and regulations of the State

  related to the work of science and technology; to study the key problems related to the scientific and technologic development and economic and social development driven by science and technology; to study and determine the layout of this Municipality’s science and technology development and the fields of science and technology that enjoy priority of development; to promote the construction of science and technology innovation system, and upgrade science and technology innovation capability of the province.

  (2) To organize for the drawing up of the long-and-medium-term planning and annual plans for the province’s science and technology development.

  (3) To study and put forward the policies and measures for this province’s system reform of science and technology; to promote the establishment of system and mechanism of science and technology innovation that adapt themselves to the socialist market economy and the inherent law of science and technology development; to be responsible for the guidance of this province’s work of system reform of science and technology.

  (4) To study the measures for increasing input in science and technology; to optimize the allocation of scientific and technological resources; to be responsible for the formulation of the budget and final account of related funds such as scientific undertaking funds, scientific and technological funds of three items, different kinds of provincial-level scientific and technological funds, and foreign affairs expenses of science and technology.

  (5) To study and work out policies and measures for strengthening basic research and high and new technology; to draw up and organize for implementation of basic research, hi-tech research, key technology breakthrough, soft science research and science and technology plan for social development.

  (6) To intensify the industrialization of high and new technology and the development and expansion of applied technology; to promote the work of the transformation of scientific and technological achievements; organize major scientific and technological innovation projects, such as Torch High and New Technological Riverside Industrial Zone and Spark Industrial Development Zone at the northern part of Jiangsu; to administer the major new production of provincial high and new technology; to be responsible for the drawing up of scientific and technological development plans of Torch Program, Spark Program, and the plans of achievements expansion and organize for implementation; to administer the High and New Technological Development Zones in the province; to undertake the affirmation work of high and new technology enterprises and products; to affirm new production jointly with related departments.

  (7) To direct the construction plans for this province’s technological infrastructure, such as key laboratories, secondary trial base, and scientific research centers.

  (8) To study the appropriate allocation of scientific and technological talent resources of the province, and put forward related policy suggestions to put scientific and technological personnel’s enthusiasm into a full play and create a good environment for the development of scientific and technological personnel.

  (9) To study and draw up the province’s plans of foreign affairs and international cooperation related to science and technology and organize implementation; according to authorization of provincial government, to undertake foreign exchanges related to science and technology and the examination and approval of going abroad (leaving the mainland of China) of related groups or personnel in the cooperation in the province.

  (10) To study and put forward suggestions to make local scientific and technological regulations; to put under centralized administration of this province’s scientific and technological achievements, scientific and technological awards, technological markets and the protection of intellectual property rights of related science and technology; to promote the development of social agencies, such as scientific and technological consultation, bid invitation and evaluation; to promote the construction of scientific and technological service system; to be responsible for taking the lead to popularize science and be responsible for corresponding work of plans making, work allocation, supervision and inspection and policy guidance.

  (11) To be responsible for the administration of scientific and technological information, scientific and technological statistics, and scientific and technological periodicals; to examine and approve the setting up and readjustment of scientific research institutions; to direct the province’s privately-run scientific and technological work.  

  (12) To be responsible for the work of Scientific and Technological Mobilization Office of Provincial National Defense Mobilization Commission.

  (13) To administer Jiangsu Intellectual Property Bureau, and direct the related work of science and technology of the units of the central government stationing in Jiangsu.

  (14) To undertake other matters assigned by the Provincial Government.

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