China’s innovation policies have made positive headway but are still facing some problems.
"Demand-orientation" in basic research focuses its emphasis on solving economic and social problems instead of exploring new knowledge as the foremost goal.
The attribute of basic research as a kind of public goods determines that the central government should undertake the major function of funding.
A science fund selects and examines research project applications by organizing peer review.
Pushing ahead with green technology innovation is a critical path to fundamentally realizing the "decoupling" of economic development from environmental pollution and resource depletion.
The Strategic Initiatives of Energy Development 2014-2020 puts forward the strategy that energy development should take conservation as the top priority as well as the strategy relating to low-carbon and green development.