Located in the northwest of downtown Shanghai, Putuo District is an important transportation hub connecting the Yangtze River Delta and the mainland of Shanghai. The region covers an area of 55.53 square kilometers and has a permanent population of 1,288,000.
Suzhou Creek has the longest shoreline resources in the downtown area, with a total length of 21 kilometers and a total area of 13 square kilometers. It is one of the most important cradles of modern Chinese national industries.
Putuo District has clear functional layout. With its layout of “One Axis and Two Wings” taking a leading role in innovation and development, the district gives full play to the innovation source function of 13 national scientific research institutes such as Shanghai Electric Appliance Research Institute along Wuning Road, and creates the “Wuning Innovation and Development Axis”. Meanwhile, it focuses on Taopu Chi Creative City and Zhenru City Sub-center, and builds the “North Wing Urban Transformation Demonstration Corridor”. By laying emphasis on Shanghai science, technology and finance industry agglomeration areas and Changshou Business District, the “South Wing Riverside Open Vitality Belt” will be built.
Putuo District also has distinctive industrial characteristics. By strengthening intelligent software, research and development services, science and technology finance and life and health, the district strives to create an industrial development pattern featuring four major industries and four-wheel drive. In addition, Putuo district will implement a 3+5+X industrial policy system and provide policies to support key industries, enterprises, projects and talents. Meanwhile, it will actively build the “Belt and Road” international innovation cooperation hub, the headquarters of integrated innovative enterprises in the Yangtze River Delta, the ecological and livable place along the banks of the Suhe River, and the new growth pole of Shanghai’s science and technology innovation center.