New tax policies for Hi-tech SMEs

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The Ministry of Finance and State Administration of Taxation have promulgated new tax policies in May 2nd 2017. The policies are valid in 2017, 2018, and 2019. There are two policies relevant for Hi-tech companies. The first is a deduction of R&D expenses in China. Originally companies could deduct 50% of their R&D expenses from taxable income, and count them …

Chinese Research Landscape

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When searching for your ideal research and science cooperation partner in China, you will probably encounter many universities, Chinese Academies of Sciences (CAS) and (key) laboratories related to your sector. Their websites show information related the amount of (under) graduates and members of CAS/ CAE, while also mentioning National Key Basic Research Programs, National Key Labs, other kind of labs, …

Opportunities and challenges for foreign startups in China

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At the Holland Innovation Network part of our work is to explore opportunities for Dutch innovation and tech-driven companies abroad. One of the ways in which we do this is by analysing the startup ecosystem in our host countries. Colleague Bart van Hezewijk wrote a detailed report on Shanghai that can be found in the link underneath.