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Talent policy of Zhangjiagang Economic & Technological Development Zone

1. High-level innovative and entrepreneurial talents

 

Projects

Number

Self-cultivated talents for the National Thousand Talents Plan

6

High-level innovative and entrepreneurial talents of Jiangsu province

14

Leading innovative and entrepreneurial talents of Suzhou

12

Leading innovative and entrepreneurial talents of Zhangjiagang 

70

2. Talent demand in different sectors

 

No

Sectors

Notes

1

New energy

Include various industries, including solar photovoltaicLEDand LNG.

 

2

New materials

Include high performance fiber materials, functional ceramic materials and optoelectronic materials.

3

Modern equipment manufacturing

Include  high-end equipment, smart grid applications and equipment and remanufacturing.

4

Internet of things (IOT)

Include new sensors, IOT software and system integration.

5

Smart grid

Include equipment for energy storage, power transmission, grid synchronization, control devices and intelligent scheduling communication system.

6

New generation of information technology

Include cloud computing, convergence technology for next generation network,  evolution technology for the three networks (telecommunications, radio and internet), and the next generation of mobile communication technology.

7

Modern services

Include research and development of software and original online games, integration of publication and operation, original anime design, production, communication, and publishing services.

3. Preferential policies on talents

3.1 Subsides for talent projects

 

Projects

Subsidies

Self-cultivated talents for the National Thousand Talents Plan

0.5-1 million yuan

( $0.08-0.16 million)

Jiangsu province’s introduction plan of high-level innovative and entrepreneurial talents

0.5-1 million yuan

( $0.08-0.16 million)

Innovative team of Jiangsu province

3-8 million yuan

($0.49-1.3 million)

Jiangsu province’s plan to attract PhD degree holders to enterprises

0.2 million yuan

($0.03 million)

Suzhou’s plan to introduce leading innovative and entrepreneurial talents

1-4 million yuan

($0.16- 0.65 million)

Zhangjiagang’s plan to introduce leading innovative and entrepreneurial talents

0.6-3 million yuan

($0.1-0.49 million)

3.2 Financial support for entrepreneurship

Zhangjiagang's plan to introduce leading innovative and entrepreneurial talents

 

 

Level of project

Start-up capital

Workplace

Housing

Venture capital

Interest payments on loans

 

Highly recommended projects

2 million yuan (3 million yuan for outstanding projects)

 

150 square meters

 

About 100 square meters (rent-free within 3 years)

 

30 percent of the registered capital

 

 

 

50%

 

Recommended projects

 

1 million yuan

 

150 square meters

 

20 percent of the registered capital

 

Common projects

 

0.6 million yuan

 

100 square meters

 

15 percent of the registered capital

3.3 Organizational subsidies

 

Organizations

Subsidies

Research Institute for the Thousand Talents Plan

 

3-5 million yuan

Workstation for the Thousand Talents Plan

 

0.5 million yuan

Workstation for academicians

Provincial level

0.5 million yuan

Workstation for postdoctoral researchers in enterprises

National level

0.6 million yuan

Provincial level

0.2 million yuan

Workstation for postgraduates in enterprises

Provincial level

0.1 million yuan

Research institutes and key laboratories

 

0.5-1 million yuan

 

Engineering technology research center and technology center of enterprises

National level

0.5 million yuan

Provincial level

0.3 million yuan

Suzhou municipal level

0.2 million yuan

County-level of Zhangjiagang city

0.1 million yuan

3.4 Housing subsidies

 

Talent category

Subsidies

Academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering

Entrepreneurial

3 million yuan

Innovative

1.5 million yuan

National Thousand Talents Plan

Entrepreneurial

2 million yuan

Innovative

1 million yuan

High-level innovative and entrepreneurial talents of Jiangsu province

Entrepreneurial

1 million yuan

Innovative

0.5 million yuan

Leading innovative and entrepreneurial talents of

Gusu

Entrepreneurial

1 million yuan

Innovative

0.5 million yuan

Leading innovative and entrepreneurial talents of

Zhangjiagang 

Entrepreneurial

0.2 million yuan

Innovative

0.1 million yuan

3.5 Investment and financing services

(1) A special loan guarantee fund of 50 million yuan was established for leading talents.

(2) A 50 percent discount on interest payments on loans will be provided. A single project will be given the discount for no more than three years, and the cumulative amount should not exceed 2 million yuan.

(3) The policy venture capital generally does not exceed 30 percent of the enterprises registered capital and the investment period is no more than three years. After its expiry, the leading talents have priority to take the capital after transferring.

(4) The leading talents are encouraged to issue collective bonds, collective notes and other financing tools. The municipal financial sector will give 50 percent (the maximum will be no more than 1.5 million yuan) subsidies of guarantee fee.