The Songjiang Hi-tech Park in Shanghai's Zhangjiang Hi-tech Park received an expansion projects in November 2011. It covers the Shenshen Xuezi Entrepreneurial Park, the nation's first entrepreneurial base for returned overseas students, and several industrial parks in the city’s Songjiang district. It occupies an area of about 21 square kilometers.
The park focuses on new generation information technology, manufacturing, and new energy.
A group of companies specializing in robotics, 3D printing and intelligent equipment has settled in the park.
There are 90 high-tech companies, 24 high-tech small or medium sized enterprise, 2 listed companies on the growth enterprise market board, 6 listed firms on the New Third Board and 1 listed on the science and technology board. Caohejing Songjiang Park has been approved as Shanghai’s demonstration park for intellectual property.
The Zhongshan Industry Park is also a pilot park for intellectual property.
The Songjiang Hi-tech Park is also home to three companies with national titles on intellectual property and seven Shanghai patent demonstration and pilot enterprises. With a number of labs, incubators, research centers and academic workstations, the park boasts great potential for scientific reseach.
The park has set up a database covering the enterprises'applications for projects and their information on intellectual property. It provides both traditional and tailored financial services for companies in the park. Other services include trusteeship and proxy service for patents, and strategy for intellectual property. It also organizes matchmaking activities for suppliers and purchasers, and holds promotions for its companies’ products.
In order to improve infrastructure, the zone has built plazas and public rental housing. The Zhongshan Industry Park, Tus-Holdings and Shanghai Lingang Group have joined hands to promote Caohejing Hi-tech Park, which aims to become a pioneer in the "Internet Plus Science park" operation model.
The western area of Songjiang Industry Zone is working to build an industial base for the Internet of Things. The base will attract players in the film and television industries and grow into a digital media town. Zhizhao Tower, an incubation center for hi-tech industries in the Shenshen Xuezi Entrepreneurial Park is complete.
The Park will continue to spare no effort in promoting economic upgrade.