Singapore-Sichuan high-tech park taking shape

Two projects - the AI Innovation Centre (above) and the Life Science Incubation Park - are slated to be completed and in operation in the park by the end of this month.
Two projects - the AI Innovation Centre (above) and the Life Science Incubation Park - are slated to be completed and in operation in the park by the end of this month.PHOTO: SINO-SINGAPORE (CHENGDU) INNOVATION PARK DEVELOPMENT COMPANY
Mr Richard Liu, CEO of SSCIP's development firm, says it aims to complete 24 public amenities projects by the end of this year.
Mr Richard Liu, CEO of SSCIP's development firm, says it aims to complete 24 public amenities projects by the end of this year.

It has pulled in $6.8b in investments; firms may start operations by early next year

A major business park in south-western Chengdu, jointly developed by Singapore companies and their counterparts in the Chinese province of Sichuan, is set to welcome its first batch of small and medium-sized firms by early next year.

Positioned as a high-end industrial and residential township, the Singapore-Sichuan Hi-Tech Innovation Park (SSCIP) has attracted more than 33.9 billion yuan (S$6.8 billion) in investments.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 18, 2018, with the headline 'S'pore-Sichuan high-tech park taking shape'. Print Edition | Subscribe