A total of 51 projects headed or participated by Shenzhen enterprises, universities or research institutions are poised to win the 2021 Guangdong Science and Technology Award.
The list, released by the Guangdong Science and Technology Awards Appraisal Committee on Saturday, shows the projects took 29 percent of the total 176 proposed award winning projects.
The list has been published for public review before the awards are officially presented.
In the natural science award category, a project named “Theory and Approaches of Data Safety in Complicated User Environment” was chosen for first prize, which was jointly conducted by Professor Chen Minrong from Shenzhen University.
Three other projects from Shenzhen University were chosen for second prize, including “Surface and Interface Regulation and its Application Electrochemical Devices” by Professor He Chuanxin’s team.
In the technological invention category, two research items are poised to win first prize, namely “Key Technologies and Applications for Sustainable Operation and Maintenance of Coastal Major Infrastructures” by Professor Xing Feng and others from Shenzhen University, and “Research and Applications of Advanced Technology in Steel-Reinforced Concrete Composite Bridge Structure” jointly conducted by Professor Li Yong from Shenzhen University and Wen Jianbo from Shenzhen Qiaobo Design and Research Institute Co. Ltd.
Three other items were selected for second prize in the technological invention category, including the clinical application of 3D printing bone restoration technologies by Zhang Peng from the Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology and Zhao Xiaowen from Shenzhen xcellenT Technology Shareholding Co. Ltd.
In the science and technology progress award category, the proposed winner for special award is the project “Key Technologies and Industrialization of High-end Electricity Powered Vehicles” led by Lian Yubo from BYD.
A total of 11 projects participated and completed by China Guangdong Nuclear Research Institute Co. Ltd. and Huawei Technologies are listed as proposed first-prize winners of the progress award category. Other 30 items will receive second prize.