|Reporter learned from Shandong Development and Reform Commission that 20 billion yuan has been invested to the core area of Blue Silicon in Qingdao in the past 3 years.[File photo] |
Reporter learned from Shandong Development and Reform Commission that 20 billion yuan has been invested to the core area of Blue Silicon in Qingdao in the past 3 years.
Up to now, 18 programs have been completed, 69 programs under construction and 92 programs in discussion and all these make a good situation for the progressing of programs.
As for the programs that are completed and under construction, programs for infrastructure account for 47%, marine technology 30% and talent apartment 20%. Working committee of the core area of Blue Silicon was formally established on Jan. 31, 2012 and the construction of the core area launched. Qingdao Blue Silicon has become the fifth industrial demonstrative base of marine protection and development by reliance on science and technology.
In terms of planning, Blue Silicon has invited Liu Thai Ker, noted for his influence on Singapore's urban landscape, AECOM, the largest comprehensive architectural design company and other top design agencies to ensure the development orientation of the new city of marine technology. It has brought in National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology, National Deep Sea Center and the Qingdao Institute of Marine Geology and other institutions. In 2014, it has made a total output value of 6 billion yuan, up by 21.7% year-on-year.