Situated in north East Lake High-tech Development Zone, Optics Valley Modern Service Industrial Park is a leading services industry zone and a resources-conserving and environmentally friendly demonstration zone built by the city of Wuhan in central China and Wuhan East Lake High-tech Development Zone. Aiming to comprehensively promote the development of the modern services industry, the total planning area of the park is about 78.17 square kilometers.
According to zone officials at present the Optics Valley business district in the Optics Valley Modern Service Industrial Park has become one of the most prosperous business centers in Wuhan. Optics Valley makers' street is China's first fully function entrepreneurial street.
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They said that Huashan New Eco-city has become a perfect demonstration of the integration of industry and city in Wuhan. As a professional park with the largest scale and the most complete services system in Wuhan, Wuhan Best City is the core demonstration area that Wuhan has won the title of "famous software industry city with Chinese characteristics".
Huashan New Eco-city [Photo/wehdz.gov.cn]
There are many universities in the industrial park, including Central China Normal University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology and China University of Geosciences. In the park, there is also the Optics Valley Square station, the largest rail transit transfer station in Optics Valley. The completed rail transit system and lines under construction include line 2 and its extension line, line 11, line 19, as well as tram lines T1 and T2.
The park is mainly responsible for the overall development of the commerce and trade industry in the high-tech zone. It is also responsible for the promotion of the development of the modern service industry of the zone. This focuses on the development of the high-end and international commerce and trade industry, the next generation of information technology – as well as the cultural and creative industry, intelligent health industry, big data, AI industry, financial industry, port logistics and other new technology service industries.
In recent years, the park has formed a digital economic industrial cluster represented by big data, cloud computing and AI. Officials say it is undertaking the functions of scientific and technological research and development, business offices, exhibition services, leisure and entertainment and residential accommodation.
As a high-tech industrial park in Optics Valley Modern Service Industrial Park, Wuhan Best City has successfully attracted more than 110 high-quality technology-based enterprises with 12,000 employees. It is expected that the park will accommodate nearly 100 of the world's top 500 enterprises and industry leaders, with 200,000 employees and an annual output value of over 20 billion yuan ($2.88 billion).