National Science and Technology Infrastructure Program
In the 10th Five-year Plan period, the ˇ°R&D Infrastructure and Facility Development Programˇ± constitutes a major component of the national S&T planning system. The endeavor aims to adjust, enrich, and strengthen the S&T capacity of national S&T research bases of different kinds. It will also rationalize the distribution of and efforts to build up S&T capacity. It will conduct basic S&T activities involving basic data and national standards, resource specimens, etc. The program will provide shared resources and conditions for scientific research and technical development, and give powerful support to national S&T development.
Program contents include: State Key Laboratories Development Program, National Key Science Projects Program, National Engineering Technology Research Centers Development Program, R&D Infrastructure and Facility Development Program, S&T Basic Work Program, Program on Research for Public Good, and Program on Key International S&T Cooperative Projects.
Major tasks for this Program in the 10th Five-year Plan period are to strengthen activities involving basic S&T and public interests and to promote international S&T cooperation along with national S&T bases construction.