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胶州寻求与德国工业4.0的合作 Jiaozhou seeks cooperation with German Industry 4.0

Jiaozhou, a county-level city in Qingdao, Shandong province aiming to join hands with "German Industry 4.0", held a Sino-German enterprises investment conference on April 24. The event attracted 13 German enterprises and more than 100 local companies. They sought cooperative opportunities in such fields as construction, machine manufacturing, bioresearch and electronics.


重庆零壹空间计划发射中国第一艘商业运载火箭 OneSpace set to launch nation's first private carrier rocket

OneSpace Technology, China's first private rocket producer, announced Tuesday in Chongqing the maiden launch of the company's OS-X0 solid-fuel rocket is set to take place on May 17 in a test field in northwest China.The company calls it the first flight of a carrier rocket designed and made completely by a private company from China.


人工智能被视为工业4.0的驱动力 AI seen as driving force in Industry 4.0

During the ongoing Hanover Fair 2018, information technology (IT) companies and robotic equipment producers are keen to paint a picture of future factories where AI plays a key role in it. Two branches of artificial intelligence - machine learning and deep learning - are seen as having the capability of building on the strength of big data to optimize processes, find new solutions, and gain new insights.


香港医疗博览会以创新科技为重点 Hong Kong medical fair opens with focus on innovative technologies

Various healthcare-related innovative technologies were showcased at an international medical fair that opened recently in Hong Kong. A record 280 exhibitors from 13 countries and regions exhibited their products at the ninth Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair; among them, various startups from Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland are showcasing their innovations.


中国电子信息产业达到两位数增长 China's electronic information industry sees double-digit growth in output

China's electronic information industry posted double-digit growth in output in the first quarter of this year. The value-added output of major manufacturers of electronic information products expanded 12.5 percent year-on-year in the first three months, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The growth was slower than the 14.9-percent increase in the same period of last year but faster than the country's overall industrial output growth.