Chengdu Hi-Tech Zone
Science and Technology Startup Academy
About startup academy
In response to the guideline of Ministry of Science and Technology, Startup Academy established by Chengdu Hi-tech Zone is a National Science and Technology Startup Research Pilot Center located in National Hi-tech Zone (later renamed National Science and Technology Startup Academy). Startup Academy aims to cultivate high-quality talents in science and technology and high-tech companies and hardcore entrepreneurs. Meanwhile, it will commercialize scientific and technological achievements, and the academy will upgrade entrepreneurship and innovation in Chengdu Hi-tech Zone. The academy was established in January 2022, focusing on entrepreneurial elements such as technology, market, capital, and talents. It builds a professional training system, create a platform for sharing entrepreneurial resources, and carry out diagnostic services to deeply empower enterprises. The academy has completed surveys on 50 technology companies, carried out 4 high-end corporate training sessions and 4 high-quality corporate matchmaking activities. It has found out 7 hardcore technology projects, commercialized 2 hardcore technology projects. It has helped companies reach the intended financing amount up to CNY 300 million, with totally CNY 70 million of financing amount at last. As the first batch of four recommended pilot hi-tech zones, Chengdu Hi-tech Zone is approved to take its first step in innovation and entrepreneurship by the Ministry of Science and Technology. Meanwhile, Chengdu Hi-tech Zone Science and Technology Startup Academy is trying to be a demonstration base from the Ministry of Science and Technology.