SHANGHAI, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) - China has promoted the sharing of scientific and technological resources in the Yangtze River Delta to boost innovation in the region.
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Around 28,634 sets of large-scale science facilities, with a total value of more than 32.7 billion yuan (about 5.28 billion US dollars), are integrated in the region to create a huge facility network for research on state-of-the-art technologies, according to the region's service platform for sharing scientific and technological resources.
Set up in April, the service platform has coordinated the usage of scientific equipment, large-scale science facilities as well as state key laboratories in Shanghai and the provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui.
The Yangtze River Delta has seen an increasing growth of scientific equipment, especially high-end equipment such as the electron microscope and nuclear magnetic resonance equipment, said Zhao Yan, an official from the Shanghai R&D Public Service Platform.