Construction of the principal part of the project of the Shanghai New Hongqiao Research and Innovation Center has been started as part of Shanghai's efforts to build a state-of-the-art medical complex in the city's Hongqiao International Central Business District (CBD), local media reported.
A ceremony was held on Feb 9 in the Shanghai New Hongqiao International Medical Park to mark the official start of the project, which is an important supporting facility of the Shanghai New Hongqiao International Medical Center and provide a convenient and intelligent research and development base as well as living facilities to attract excellent institutions and professionals at home and abroad to promote the high-quality development of the medical park.
The New Hongqiao Research and Innovation Center will rely on the core industrial structure of medical services and biomedical research and development in the medical park, build a comprehensive platform integrating research, and develop the medical and healthcare industries and public services.
It is also expected to provide office buildings and research and development facilities to emerging businesses and upstream and downstream R&D enterprises in the industrial chains, integrate "one-stop" services, such as conferences, training, catering, entertainment and smart parking, and create a pleasant living space.
As a new engine for the coordinated development of the Yangtze River Delta region, Hongqiao CBD is committed to providing diversified and high-quality medical and health services. The New Hongqiao International Medical Center is a national health industry cluster committed to providing diversified and high-quality medical and health services to the public.
After years of development, the New Hongqiao International Medical Center has gathered 11 international and domestic hospitals and 18 medical technology and outpatient institutions.