Enterprises to help with Tianhe's quality development Updated: February 22, 2024

The Tianhe High-quality Development Conference took place on Feb 20, with representatives from the district's institutions and leading enterprises delivering speeches to help with the district's high-quality development.

Xu Yigang, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the CAS Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, said at the conference that Tianhe boasts many universities, research institutes, State-level key laboratories, and various innovation platforms.

The institute is set to make full use of the opportunities of the Wushan-encircled innovation source area, Xu said, to have breakthroughs in green exploitation of strategic metal and oil, environmental improvement, and the causes and control of complex pollution in global megagglomerations, hence contributing to the district's high-quality development.


The Tianhe High-quality Development Conference takes place on Feb 20. [Photo/Guangzhou Daily]

The Guangzhou Branch of Shanghai Pudong Development Bank has settled in Guangzhou for 25 years, with over 90 business offices in the Pearl River Delta region, most of which are in Tianhe. It has served over 7.2 million corporate and individual customers.

In 2024, the bank is poised to focus on science and innovation and make efforts to Tianhe's high-quality development of sci-tech innovation, said Chen Xiaolei, the bank's president.

Gong Jiaqin, joint founder and senior vice president of XAG, spoke highly of Tianhe's perfect industrial chains, open and inclusive cultural atmosphere, and forward-looking policies.

Under the district government's support, the company built its smart farm in Guangzhou, where it verified the feasibility and replicability of AI and unmanned planting. It will further explore the application of unmanned technologies in agricultural fields, helping with the district's rural vitalization efforts.

Established in Tianhe in 1998, ZWSOFT is the first domestic A-share listed enterprise for the R&D and design of industrial software. Giving full play to the district's geographic advantage, it has expanded overseas markets and built R&D centers and offices in Europe, South America, ASEAN, and East Asia. It saw a nearly 60 percent growth in overseas revenue in 2023.

This year, it is expected to increase investment in R&D, try to make breakthroughs in key technologies, and boost the industrial transformation, creating new growth drivers for the district.