NEW GENERATION INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY
The next generation information technology industry is a leading driver of Shenzhen’s economic growth and industrial transformation. China’s top ten electronic information enterprises have their headquarters or regional headquarters in Shenzhen, and Shenzhen has already become an important manufacturing, R&D, export, and logistics base for China’s IT industry. In 2015, Shenzhen’s next generation information technology industry attained value added industrial output of 317.307 billion RMB. This represented growth of 19.1%, and marked yet another year in which the industry’s speed of growth was more than twice that of GDP for the same period. Shenzhen Software Industry Park, Shenzhen Bay Eco-Technology Park, and Banxuegang Science and Technology Town are some of the next generation information technology industry’s primary industrial parks in Shenzhen. Representative local IT enterprises include Huawei, ZTE, and Hytera. -ENERGY CONSERVATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION INDUSTRY Shenzhen has set building itself into an important energy conservation and environmental protection base and center of innovation as an important goal, and the municipality is a leader domestically in ﬁelds such as high efﬁciency energy conservation (high efﬁciency motor fans, energy control and conservation, etc.), advanced environmental protection (environmental monitoring, wastewater treatment, etc.), and resource recycling (waste-to-energy (WtE), electronic waste recycling, etc.). In 2015, the energy conservation and environmental protection industry had value added industrial output of 32.742 billion RMB, representing growth of 12.0%. Major parks/ zones for the industry in Shenzhen include the International Low-carbon Town and Guangming New District LED Industry Park; well-known local enterprises include Das Intellitech, Techand, and Dongjiang Environment. -LIFE SCIENCE AND HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY Shenzhen’s life science and wellness industry features a group of enterprises with strong competitive abilities and relatively high market shares. Life science and wellness enterprises enjoy good developmental foundations and industrial advantages in Shenzhen, and the municipality is home to a pioneering cluster of enterprises in the ﬁeld. The value of Shenzhen’s life science and wellness industry’s output has already exceeded 30 billion RMB, and it ranks ﬁrst in the world in its next generation sequencing abilities. Biomedical industry sectors such as stem cells, cancer cellular immunotherapy and gene therapy have established sturdy developmental foundations, with a portion of these ﬁelds having attained internationally leading positions. Shenzhen’s life science and wellness industry is centered in industrial parks/zones such as Shenzhen International Biovalley and Shenzhen International Low-carbon Town. Two of Shenzhen’s famed local enterprises in the industry are BGI and Beike Biotechnology.