Summary of China’s Science and Technology News-June 20

Beijing, June 20 (Xinhuanet) – The following is a summary of science and technology news published in China.

Material calculation

A material calculation platform was put into operation in Huairou Science City in northeast Beijing.

This platform was developed by the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Beijing Institute of Physics. This is the “brain” of the Material Genome Platform and could be completed by the end of 2021.

This platform is a supercomputing facility that covers the needs of individual services for material genome applications. The application database stores high quality calculation results for 180,000 inorganic crystals.

New energy car

According to industry forums, China’s ownership of New Energy Vehicles (NEV) reached 5.8 million units by the end of May, which is about half of the world’s total.

According to the China Automobile Manufacturers Association (CAAM) at the China Automobile Forum 2021 in Shanghai, the country’s NEV sales hit 950,000 units in the first five months of 2021.

The penetration rate of the NEV market has reached 8.7% and has maintained the strong growth dynamic. By April, 65,000 charging stations, 644 power exchange stations and 1.87 million charging stations had been built nationwide, covering 176 cities and over 50,000 km of motorways.


The Institute for Rural Revitalization of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) opened in Beijing on Friday.

The new institute aims to combine research and education to nurture agricultural talent, accelerate the conversion of scientific results, and provide better services to the country’s rural revitalization strategy, CAAS said. said President Tang Huajun at the dedication ceremony.

The new institute will form an educational team of 16 researchers and 8 educational and research groups covering the areas of industrial development, ecology, rural culture, rural governance and village planning.

Summary of Chinese Science and Technology News June 20

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