Shanghai Caohejing New Technology Development Zone is of a humid monsoon subtropical climate, with four distinctive seasons, plenty of rainfall and rich sunshine. The average temperature is 16.6 degrees centigrade and the annual rainfall is 1226.2 milimeters.
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Shanghai Caohejing New Technology Development Zone is situated to the southwest of the Shanghai downtown, 7 kilometers away from the Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, 14 kilometers away from the Shanghai Railway Station, 4 kilometers away from the Southern Shanghai Railway Station, 2 kilometers away from elevated light railway, 5 kilometers away from the subway station, and 14 kilometers away from the Shanghai Lujiazui financial area.
Shanghai has a large gathering of all-round talents with ability and thus a high quality labor force. Among the 42,000 employees working at the Caohejing New Technology Development Zone, 35 percent are scientific and technical professionals. More than 20 universities and colleges and over 120 R&D institutions are located nearby, including Shanghai Jiaotong University, Huadong Normal College, China Academy of Sciences Shanghai Branch, China Academy of Sciences Shanghai Biological Engineering Research Center, and China Academy of Sciences Shanghai Micro-electronics R & D Center.
Shangahi Caohejing New Technology Development Zone has attracted a large number of high- and new-tech companies, covering industries such as micro-electronics, photoelectron, computer and software, new materials, and spaceflight and aviation, and has by and large established four functional centers, namely the R & D center, the network operation center, the financial data center and the scientific and technological innovation center, which makes the New Technology Development Zones a major window of Shanghai's opening up and a very important base for the development high and new technologies.
The Shangahi Caohejing New Technology Development Zone is committed to developing high and new technologies in areas such as electronics, computer (software and hardware), communications, laser, biological engineering, new materials and traditional industries with high content of science and technology.
(Source: Ministry of Commerce)