On September 24, 2017, the 2017 Maker China's first "Smart Chip Design and Application" Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition was successfully held in Nanchong City, Sichuan Province. The event was guided by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, and hosted by the Information Center of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the People's Government of Jialing District, Nanchong City, Sichuan Province. The theme of the special competition is "Gathering and creating 'core' resources to help the 'core fire' plan". The competition focuses on the fields of "development hotspots, difficult issues, specialized key technologies and innovative products" in the chip industry. It is understood that this special competition is a national-level event, focusing on discovering chip design and application projects in the fields of industrial Internet of Things, intelligent manufacturing, information services, medical health and artificial intelligence.
Yang Xiaoniu, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and Chief Scientist of China Electronics Technology Group Corporation, Xu Burong, Deputy Chairman of the Electronic Science and Technology Commission of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Hu Yan, Inspector of the Electronic Information Department of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Tong Xiaomin, Chief Engineer of the Information Center of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Zhai Gang, member of the party committee and deputy director of the Sichuan Provincial Economic and Information Commission, Zhang Yongjun, deputy director of the Chongqing Municipal Bureau of Small and Medium Enterprises, and urban leaders such as Li Zaiwei, Shi Yi, Zhang Zheng, Luo Shi, and Zhao Shaoxiong attended the competition.
At the competition, Tong Xiaomin, Chief Engineer of the Information Center of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Zhai Gang, Deputy Director of Sichuan Economic and Information Commission, and Li Zaiwei, Deputy Mayor of Nanchong City, delivered speeches respectively. Yang Xiaoniu, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and chief scientist of China Electronics Technology Group Corporation, delivered a keynote speech entitled "Small Chips and Great Innovation".
The 2017 "Maker China" Innovation and Entrepreneurship Contest is helping professional elites in various fields to reach the peak of their careers. Many innovative areas of the special competition are key implementation projects and investment directions for the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology to implement the national innovation-driven development strategy. Projects with truly innovative technologies or innovative products will gain more development opportunities in the special competition. In the end, after the evaluation of the special judges, our company's "IGBT power semiconductor device" project won the second prize of the enterprise group.
The competition invited many well-known experts and professors in the industry as consultants and reviewers. Investment institutions in the industry and entrepreneurship and innovation project parties conducted in-depth exchanges through forums and other methods to jointly explore the development of the industry and the implementation of innovative projects. The competition is divided into enterprise group and maker group. Each contestant vividly demonstrated and explained the technical characteristics, advantages and application prospects of this product, and made a wonderful reply to the questions of the judges.