On November 3, the 2020 National Science and Technology Award Conference was held in Beijing, honoring 264 research projects, 10 sci-tech experts, and 1 international organization. Notably, eight projects undertaken by Ningbo enterprises and institutions received prizes, including 1 first prize and 3 second prizes of the State Scientific and Technological Progress Award, and 4 second prizes of the State Technological Invention Award.
As one of the eight award - winning projects from Ningbo, the "research, development, and industrial application of million - ton ethylene facility for complex raw materials" undertaken by Sinopec Zhenhai Refining & Chemical Company received a first prize of the State Scientific and Technological Progress Award.
Three Ningbo research projects received second prizes of the State Scientific and Technological Progress Award. They are: Haitong Food Group's "critical technology and industrialization of high - quality preservation and processing of berries", Cixing Group's "critical technology and application of high - performance rolling bearing processing", and the "critical technology and large - scale engineering application of centimeter - scale spectral mobile measurement equipment" of Ningbo Institute of Surveying & Mapping.
Four Ningbo research projects received second prizes of the State Technological Invention Award. They are: the "preparation technology and application of ultra - high purity aluminum, titanium, copper, and tantalum sputtering target materials" of Ningbo Jiangfeng Electronic Materials, the "efficient utilization and rapid propagation of high - quality cattle and sheep egg cells" of Ningbo Sansheng Biotechnology Co., the "critical technology and application of high - performance equipment for sterilization and filling of packaged food" of NingboTech University, and the "high - performance gantry machining center machine design, manufacturing process, and application" of Ningbo Haitian Precision Industry.
Reporter : Wu Zhengbin