30 September 2019
The Zhongshan Municipal Government issued the “Action Plan for Developing the Greater Bay Area (“GBA”) as an International Innovation and Technology Hub in Zhongshan” on 30 September 2019. Specific measures include developing a GBA Joint Laboratory and Innovation and Entrepreneurial Base for Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao youths. The local government also joined forces with the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (“HKUST”) in developing innovative research institutions with centres in Zhongshan and the HKUST respectively. The local government aims to introduce 10 or more innovative teams and 10 or more scientific and technological achievement projects by 2022.