According to plan, the center will take shape in 2017, and will operate fully in 2020, with a final aim to serve as the new engine to drive the development of global sci-tech innovation in 2030. Zhongguancun Science City will focus on high-end national innovation elements to make major breakthroughs in leading-edge innovations with global influence. Huairou Science City will build large scientific clusters and interdisciplinary research platforms. Located in Changping District, the Future Science City will become a gathering area of technological innovation for big conglomerates.

CAS news release, September 6, 2016