On September 18, 2017, the new book launch meeting for “2016 Development Report on Popular Entrepreneurship and Innovation” was held at the Exhibition Center of Zhongguancun National Demonstration Zone. The meeting was entrusted by the Department of Hi-Tech Industry of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), hosted by the NDRC and the People’s Publishing House and organized by AMR. It was chaired by Deputy Director Luo Rong of the Department of Research Planning and Management and addressed by Vice President Wang Changlin on behalf of AMR. The following guests attended and delivered speeches at the meeting: Gu Shengzu (Member of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, Vice Chairman of the National People's Congress Financial and Economic Committee, Vice Chairman of China Democratic National Construction Association), NDRC Hi-Tech Industry Department Deputy Director-General Shen Zhulin, People’s Publishing House Chief Editor Xin Guangwei, Peking University Beijing Development Institute President Li Guoping, and Beijing Mobike Technology Co., Ltd. Senior Director of Government Affairs Zhou Ya. The event attracted nearly 200 persons including the representatives of the members of the Inter-Ministerial Joint Conference for Popular Entrepreneurship and Innovation, representatives of demonstration centers for business startups and innovation, investment organizations, entrepreneurs and media reporters.
As an important part of the activity of “2017 National Business Startups and Innovation Week” (Beijing), the event was in the charge of the Department of Research Planning and Management and the Institute of Economic Research and supported by the AMR. It has achieved satisfactory results and won high praise from the organizing committee of the activity.
AMR has taken charge of writing of the report for two consecutive years, and the report has been revised and finalized by relevant researchers of the Institute of Economic Research, the Institute of Industrial and Technological Economics, the Institute of Social Development and the Institute of Spatial Planning and Regional Economy under the leadership of Vice President Wang Changlin. This year, researchers from the National Academy of Innovation Strategy, Torch High Technology Industry Development Center of the Ministry of Science and Technology, China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, China Academy of Personnel Science, Zero2IPO Group, 36kr, Tencent Research Institute and AliResearch took part in the writing of certain chapters of the report. Members of the Inter-Ministerial Joint Conference for Popular Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 28 demonstration centers for business startups and innovation and relevant research institutes provided abundant materials and data for the report.