Beyond Made in China 2025: China's Move Up the Global Innovation Value Chain

July 31, 2020 | State of the Market Report

China has emerged as a global innovation powerhouse driven by the national strategy that innovation will be the primary force behind the country’s development and modernization. One of the foundational elements is the Made in China 2025 national plan. In an effort to become the world’s leading provider of advanced technologies and higher-value-added products and services, Made in China 2025 has proven to be a double-edged sword to global companies – presenting challenges as China seeks to make its companies more competitive in the international market and bringing historical opportunities to the global technology ecosystem. China has fostered an ideal environment for innovation, and in this report, we analyze the key technologies and innovators poised to take a global leading position in several key industries in 2025 and beyond, and we explore three key strategies for companies to capitalize on the next wave of technology breakthroughs.

Coverage Areas

  • Accelerating Materials Innovation
  • Digital Transformation
  • Emerging Ecosystems in Agrifood and Health
  • Owning the Energy Transition
  • The Future of Mobility

Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Executive Summary
  • China's rise on the global innovation landscape
  • Looking beyond Made in China 2025
  • Identifying opportunities in China's ecosystem
  • Outlook
  • Appendix

Lead Analysts

Yuan-Sheng Yu
Senior Analyst
Jerrold Wang
Analyst

Contributors

Chad Goldberg
Joshua Haslun, Ph.D.
Holly Havel
Chloe Herrera
Christopher Robinson

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