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In 2016, Yangzhou was successfully approved as the only national small and micro enterprises entrepreneurship innovation base city model in Jiangsu province. During the 3 years of the demonstration period, Yangzhou will receive a grant of 660 million Yuan of funds from the Central finance and Yangzhou two creation fund with the total size of 10 billion Yuan established by the Jiangsu government. At present, the whole city is pushing forward model demonstration of “the city with consciousness of innovation and innovation level”, accelerating the construction of “1+N” network service platform, providing the small and micro enterprises with package of public services including the basis administration issues, entrepreneurship and employment, technology innovation, trade circulation, conference and exhibition, and building “Yangzhou model city”, a small and micro businesses entrepreneurship and innovation base, which can be easily reproduced and generalized in Jiangsu province and the whole country. The city has 8 national-level Torch Program Industrial Bases in automobiles and auto parts, semiconductor lighting and other characteristics, 12 provincial-level science and technology industrial parks in electrical appliances, cultural creativity, environmental technology and intelligent health equipment. The city has built 15 above the provincial-level science and technology business incubators (including 6 national ones), 2 provincial-level accelerators, covering a hatch area of 920 thousand square meters; 23 science and technology industrial complex projects including Zhigu and Guangling Information Industry Bases, "Yangzhou Valley", 58 “innovation space” including Yangzhou “innovation valley” and innovation station. Technology Square is put into operation, while Yangzhou International Technology Transformation Center is a national technology transfer demonstration agency, Yangzhou Science and Technology Finance Service Center focuses on building enterprise and capital exchange platform for the broad masses of scientific and technological small and medium sized enterprises, and Yangzhou Industrial Technology Research Institute provides public technology services including personnel training, research and development, and professional detection which focus on a large number of multiple small and micro enterprise through the integration and optimization of the scientific and technological innovation resources from the city, at home and abroad.