Xinjiang Daily news (Reporter Xie Huibian): Recently, 33 provincial key laboratories of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region including the “Xinjiang Key Laboratory of Solid State Physics and Devices” and “Xinjiang Key Laboratory of Geological Disaster Prevention” have been accredited. Up to now, there are 86 provincial key laboratories and 2 state key laboratories in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
The 33 provincial key laboratories accredited this time relates to fields such as public health and safety, mechanical electronics and information technology, energy and new materials, ecological environment, petrochemical industry, medical treatment and agriculture.
In 2002, Xinjiang launched the construction of key laboratories and promulgated the “Administrative Measures for Key Laboratories in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region”. The “Administrative Measures” stipulates that the mission of key laboratories is to make exploration and innovative research on major topics of science, technology, economy and social development in Xinjiang.
According to the Social Development and Basic Research Division of the Science and Technology Department of XUAR, next, the department will strengthen the construction of key laboratories on characteristic superior resources such as oil, natural gas and coal, while filling the gap in the field of wind energy, minerals, fruits, cotton, wine brewery, textile industry.