In a recent move, the Guangdong Provincial Party Committee and Provincial Government have issued the “Outline for Building Guangdong Province as a Strong Quality-driven Province,” outlining their vision to enhance the leading role of industrial clusters in terms of quality. With a focus on advanced technology applications, quality innovation, and upgrading quality infrastructure, the province aims to cultivate and develop a series of strategically significant industrial clusters. Additionally, the authorities aim to strengthen the industrial-technological advantages in areas such as 5G and ultra-high-definition displays while supporting frontier fields like artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain, quantum information, life and health, and biological breeding to bolster research and development efforts. Furthermore, they aim to support the efforts in quantum communication, information photonics, terahertz, new materials, life, and health, and strive to seize the high ground for future development in these sectors.
One of the key objectives set forth by Guangdong Province is to strengthen the foundation of industrial quality. To achieve this, the province will initiate a quality improvement campaign, focusing on strategic industrial clusters and enhancing the quality of key industries. Simultaneously, there will be an accelerated construction of platforms for common industrial technology research and development, along with a focus on strengthening the development of basic components, materials, processes, and industrial technology foundations. By deeply integrating into the global industrial chain, the province aims to elevate the advanced nature of its industrial foundation and modernize the industrial chain.
Guangdong Province’s emphasis on cutting-edge technologies such as blockchain and AI demonstrates its commitment to driving innovation and staying at the forefront of industrial development. By harnessing the potential of these technologies, Guangdong Province aims to enhance its competitiveness on a national and global scale, thereby creating a robust foundation for sustained economic growth.
As the province sets its sights on becoming a quality-driven province, the integration of blockchain and AI technologies is expected to play a pivotal role in revolutionizing various industries. These technologies have the potential to optimize supply chain management, enhance data security, streamline processes, and enable more efficient decision-making. Moreover, by embracing AI and blockchain, Guangdong Province intends to create an environment that nurtures research and development, fosters innovation, and attracts investment, ultimately positioning itself as a leader in the era of digital transformation.
With the implementation of the outlined strategies, Guangdong Province is poised to transform its industrial landscape, leading the charge in quality-driven development and cementing its reputation as a hub for technological advancements.
Just yesterday, Shanghai announced its ambitious “Three-Year Action Plan for Promoting High-Quality Development of Manufacturing (2023-2025), which highlights Blockchain as well.