MIIT Updates Guideline Defining Industry Key Generic Technologies

On Oct 30, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) updated the guidelines defining industry key generic technologies (产业关键共性技术), in order to further implement China Manufacturing 2025 (CM2025).
The 2017 Guideline lists which technologies are considered “industrial key generic technologies” in multiple fields across the supply chain, including manufacturing technologies for integrated circuits (IC) and printed circuit boards (PCB), flexible panel display, virtual reality, information systems and software services in the ICT industry, intelligent connected vehicles technology, battery energy storage system technology, automotive energy-saving technologies, energy-saving materials, solid waste treatment in energy saving and environmental protection, and resources recycling.