Shanghai to host innovation and entrepreneurship week

(China Daily)Updated : 2017-09-08

The National Mass Entrepreneurship and Innovation Week will be held from Sept 15-21 to encourage people to start businesses and cultivate innovation.

Shanghai will be the main venue this year, and will hold a variety of activities including exhibitions, competitions, carnivals and live online broadcasts.

A total of 153 innovative programs in advanced technology and industrial fields will be on display.

China has promoted mass entrepreneurship and innovation to boost employment, optimize the economic structure and facilitate a shift of growth engines.