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Supporting Measures to Improve Scientific and Technical Innovation of Enterprises of Jing’an District (2011-2015)

2012-05-26

I. Subsidy for scientific and technical little  giant project of the district

(I) Application requirements

The enterprises shall be independent legal  entities which have registered in the Administration of Industry and Commerce  and the Taxation Department in the district, and meet the following  requirements:

1. The enterprise shall possess products of  independent intellectual property, advanced technology development capability  and technical service level, with product and service having a certain  reputation;

2. The enterprise shall have R&D personnel  accounting for no less than 10% of the total number of employees;

3. The annual R&D expenditures shall account  for no less than 3% of the annual sales;

4. The enterprises shall have good credit rating,  with asset-liability ratio less than 70%;

5. Manufacturing enterprise shall have an annual  sales income of 30 million yuan for previous year; software and technology  service enterprise shall have an annual sales income of 15 million yuan, or  profit of 5 million yuan for previous year, and the average growth rate of sales  revenue or net profit of the first three years exceeds 15%;

6. The enterprise shall have excellent management  team, sound financial system, high adaptability to the market and flexible  incentives.

(II) Documents to submit

1. Declaration Form for Scientific and Technical  Little Giant Enterprise Project of Jing'an District;

2. Copies of Industrial and Commercial Business  License, Tax Registration Certificate and Organization Code Certificate;

3. Copies of Auditor’s Reports, Profit and Loss  Statement or Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement for the first  three years of the enterprise;

4. Intellectual Property Certificate (patent  certificate, software copyright registration certificate, registration  certificate of integrated circuit design layout, trademark registration  certificate, and relevant confidentiality or ownership certificate shall be  provided for proprietary technology);

5. Integrity certificate;

6. Articles of association, technical, production  and financial management systems;

7. Copies and resumes of ID card and academic  certificates of legal representative.

(III) Procedures

1. The enterprise shall submit relevant  application materials (in triplicate) and electronic document to the District  Science and Technology Commission;

2. The District Science and Technology Commission  conducts preliminary examination in conjunction with the District Commerce  Commission and other relevant authorities, and organizes experts to make review.  The enterprise which passes the review shall be publicized;

3. When the publicity receives no objection, the  application will be reported to the district government for approval after  comprehensive review by the District Science and Technology Innovation  Office;

4. After approval of the district government, the  District Science and Technology Commission and enterprise will sign a contract  and funds will be allocated in accordance with relevant regulations.

(IV) Funding policies

The enterprise which is identified as Little  Giant Enterprise Project will be granted a fund of 500,000 yuan.

(V) Acceptance date

The affair is handled in May each year.

Note: large enterprises, group, tobacco  enterprises, supermarkets and other industries are not included in the scope of  funding.

II. Subsidy for scientific and technical  innovation loan project

(I) Application requirements

The enterprises shall be independent legal  entities which have registered in the Administration of Industry and Commerce  and the Taxation Department in the district, with sound financial system, good  accounting and tax credit, project loans of more than 800,000 yuan, and meet one  of the following conditions:

1. Bank loans occur in the establishment of  R&D center, experimental center, professional service platform, acquisition  of advanced equipments and instruments, as well as building of scientific and  technological bases;

2. The main business of the enterprise conforms  to the industrial orientation of Jing'an District, Shanghai and the state,  (including National Key High-tech Field and Shanghai Industrial Development  Focused Support Directory); Besides, the loan program is conducive to enhancing  the degree of concentration and capacity level of regional modern service  industry and contributes to business innovation and development;

3. The loan project applied by the  special-funding-granted enterprise, i.e., scientific and technological  innovation project, technological innovation carrier construction project,  high-tech achievement transformation project, energy saving and emission  reduction project and other projects assumed by municipal, district "Scientific  and Technological Little Giant" enterprise or "Little Giant" nurture enterprise,  independent brand development support enterprise, high-tech enterprise and  software enterprise.

(II) Documents to submit

1. Application form for subsidy for bank loan  interest;

2. Copies of Industrial and Commercial Business  License, Tax Registration Certificate;

3. Copies of financial report audited by  accounting firm and current financial statements;

4. Project feasibility report;

5. Copy of loan contract;

6. Copy of bank loan interest liquidation  certificate;

7. Other documents subject to requirements.

(III) Procedures

1. The enterprise shall submit application form,  attached documents (in triplicate) and electronic documents to the District  Corporate Service Center;

2. The District Science and Technology Commission  conducts preliminary examination in conjunction with the District Finance Bureau  and other relevant authorities, and organize experts to make review and propose  suggestions on interest subsidies. The application will be reported to the  district government for approval after comprehensive review by the District  Science and Technology Innovation Office;

3. After approval of the district government,  funds will be allocated in accordance with relevant regulations.

(IV) Funding policies

Interest subsidies are calculated by the  proportion of 50%-100% based on the actual bank interest rate, with the maximum  amount of 2 million yuan.

(V) Acceptance date

The affair is handled in March each year.

III. Subsidy for small and medium-sized  enterprises to go public

(I) Application requirements

1. The registration place and tax registration of  the enterprise shall be based on Jing’an District;

2. The main business of the enterprise conforms  to the industrial orientation;

3. The enterprise has formulated specific  go-public plan and entered into quasi-public guidance period.

(II) Documents to submit

1. Application form for subsidy for small and  medium-sized enterprises to go public;

2. Copies of industrial and commercial business  license, tax registration certificate, organization code certificate;

3. Guidance record application report of publicly  offering stock or guidance summary report provided by securities trader;

4. Relevant agreement signed with intermediary  organizations;

5. Original of Auditor’s Report and financial  reports;

6. Related cost payment vouchers;

7. Other documents subject to requirements.

(III) Procedures

1. The enterprise shall submit application form,  attached documents (in triplicate) and electronic documents to the District  Corporate Service Center;

2. The District Science and Technology Commission  conducts preliminary examination in conjunction with the District Finance Office  and other relevant authorities, and organizes experts to make review and  proposes suggestions. The application will be reported to the district  government for approval after comprehensive review by the District Science and  Technology Innovation Office;

3. After approval of the district government,  funds will be allocated in accordance with relevant regulations.

(IV) Funding policies

1. The quasi-public enterprises can obtain  subsidies for the actual training and guidance expenses on the employment of  qualified accounting, auditing, law, going public counseling and other  professional services occurred in the guidance period for going public, with the  maximum amount of 2 million yuan. 70% of the funding will be granted during the  guidance period of quasi-public company, and 30% will be allocated after  successful listing;

2. The quasi-public enterprise which increases  capital by appreciation of non-monetary assets after assessment and increases  capital by undistributed profit, surplus reserve, capital reserve can report to  the competent tax authorities for record, and pay individual income tax when  achieving equity dividends;

3. In the aspect of examination and approval  involved in the affairs of going public, the relevant functional departments  shall provide qualified enterprises with "green channel" and high quality  service and guidance in accordance with the law.

(V) Acceptance date

After the enterprises enters guidance period for  going public and the actual costs occur.

The affair is handled in August each year.

IV. Subsidy for scientific and technical  innovation enterprises in growth period

(I) Application requirements

The enterprises shall be independent legal  entities which have registered in the Administration of Industry and Commerce  and the Taxation Department in the district and have filed with the District  Science and Technology Commission in accordance with relevant regulations, and  meet the five following requirements:

1. It has been less than three years from  registration, and one of the following conditions is met:

(1) The annual sales income reaches 5 million  yuan, sales growth rate and growth rate of total assets remain above 30% in the  last two years;

(2) Identified as high-tech enterprise.

2. Have independent intellectual property rights  and remarkable technical innovation achievements;

3. Annual R& D expenditure is not less than  5% of annual sales;

4. The employees with college degree or above  account for 30% of the total number of employees, research and development  employees account for more than 20%;

5. The number of employees grows steadily year by  year since establishment of the enterprise.

(II) Documents to submit

1. Application form for subsidy for innovative  science and technology enterprises of Jing’an Distract;

2. Copies of Industrial and Commercial Business  License, Tax Registration Certificate and Shanghai science and technology  enterprise contact service certificate;

3. R&D expenditures and copies of Auditor’s  Reports and financial statements (including Balance Sheet, Income Statement,  Cash Flow Statements; the enterprise with the actual period above a year and  less than three years shall be based on the actual operation time) for the last  three fiscal years of the enterprise provided by accounting firm and other  intermediary institutions;

4. Intellectual property rights certificate  (patent, software copyright, integrated circuit layout design and relevant  certificates for registered trademark and related certificate of the proprietary  technology, etc.),

5. Description in the number of enterprise  employees, educational structure and proportion of research and development  personnel in the total employees;

6. Other materials required (high and new  technology enterprise certificate, all kinds of municipal plans and proofs,  etc.).

(III) Procedures

1. The enterprise shall report to the District  Science and Technology Commission for record within half a year from the date of  registering in the district, and manage to obtain Shanghai science and  technology enterprise contact service certificate.

2. The enterprise shall submit relevant materials  (in triplicate) and electronic version to the District Science and Technology  Commission;

3. The District Science and Technology Commission  conducts preliminary examination and organizes experts to make review and  propose suggestions on the subsidy. The application will be reported to the  district government for approval after comprehensive review by the District  Science and Technology Innovation Office;

4. After approval of the district government,  funds will be allocated in accordance with relevant regulations.

(IV) Funding policies

The enterprises will be subsidized according to  the regional economic and social contributions of the enterprise based on  certain proportion of technology development cost in research and development of  new products, new technology and new processes.

(V) Acceptance date

The affair is handled in March and august each  year.

V. Subsidy for establishment of scientific and  technical innovation base and R&D platform

(I) Application requirements

The enterprises shall be independent legal  entities which have registered in the Administration of Industry and Commerce  and the Taxation Department in the district, and meet one of the following  requirements:

1. Identified as Shanghai science and technology  innovation base;

2. Identified as national (municipal) engineering  technology research center;

3. Identified as other types of national  (municipal) research platform or research institute.

(II) Documents to submit

1. Science and technology innovation base

(1) Application form for subsidy of establishment  of science and technology innovation base;

(2) Copies of Industrial and Commercial Business  License, Tax Registration Certificate;

(3) Copy of qualification certificate of science  and technology innovation base or copy of qualified certificate by  evaluation;

(4) Project construction contract, project  completion statement, project settlement audit report and other certificates for  establishment of science and technology innovation base, all kinds of documents  for public service in science and technology incubation.

2. Research and development platform

(1) Application form for subsidy for Research and  development platform;

(2) Copies of Business License, Tax Registration  Certificate;

(3) Copies of all kinds of related national and  Shanghai municipal certificates,

(4) Copies of project appropriation notice of  relevant municipal departments, relevant fund allocation document, and funds  receiving voucher.

(III) Procedures

1. The enterprise shall submit relevant materials  (in triplicate) and electronic documents to the District Science and Technology  Commission;

2. The District Science and Technology Commission  conducts preliminary examination (supporting of incubation project shall be  reviewed by experts and suggestions on funding amount shall be proposed) and  reports to the district government for approval after comprehensive review by  the District Science and Technology Innovation Office;

3. After approval of the district government,  funds will be allocated in accordance with relevant regulations.

(IV) Funding policies

1. Science and technology innovation base

(1) Science and technology innovation base  recognized by Shanghai Municipality will be supported by start-up capital and  capital for incubator and space resources development, as well as risk  investment in establishment of innovative and entrepreneur service platform and  major incubator project;

(2) Subsidies will be granted for reconstruction  expense of incubation occupancy, purchase cost of incubation service facilities  and loan interest occurred during the construction of technology innovation  base;

(3) Those recognized as science and technology  innovation bases will be subsidized for financing, training, policy,  information, consulting and other kinds of public incubation services they  offered to science and technology pioneering enterprises in the previous  year.

2. Research and development platform

(1) For those recognized as national or municipal  engineering technology research center, support at the maximum proportion of  1:1;

(2) For those recognized as other kinds of  R&D platform and R&D institutions of the Ministry of Science and  Technology or the Municipal Science and Technology Commission, support at the  maximum proportion of 1:1.

(V) Acceptance date

The affair is handled in August each year.

VI. Subsidies for various science and technology  creative projects of the state and Shanghai municipality

(I) Application requirements

The enterprises shall be independent legal  entities which have registered in the Administration of Industry and Commerce  and the Taxation Department in the district, and meet one of the following  requirements:

1. Project subsidized by national creative fund  or creative fund of Shanghai;

2. Project subsidized by Torch Plan of the state  or Shanghai;

3. Project subsidized by new products of the  state or Shanghai;

4. Project subsidized by science and technology  program of Shanghai;

5. Project subsidized by Shanghai science and  technology little giant enterprise (science and technology cultivating  enterprise);

6. Project subsidized by national electronic  information industry development funds;

7. Project subsidized by information development  special funding of Shanghai;

8. Project subsidized by special funds of  development of software or integrated circuit industry of Shanghai;

9. Project subsidized by other science and  technology innovation support project of the state or Shanghai.

(II) Documents to submit

1. Application form for supporting funding of  science and technology innovation project;

2. Copies of Industrial and Commercial Business  License, Tax Registration Certificate and organization code certificate  copy.

3. Copies of approval for science and technology  innovation project, contract, planning program, or project acceptance  certificate issued by the state and relevant municipal departments;

4. Copies of project appropriation notice of  relevant municipal departments or relevant fund allocation document, and funds  receiving voucher.

(III) Procedures

1. The enterprise shall submit relevant materials  (in triplicate) and electronic documents to the District Science and Technology  Commission;

2. The District Science and Technology Commission  conducts preliminary examination and reports to the district government for  approval after comprehensive review by the District Science and Technology  Innovation Office;

3. After approval of the district government,  funds will be allocated in accordance with relevant regulations.

(IV) Funding policies

1. Where funding amount is specified by the  relevant departments of the state and Shanghai municipality, funds will be based  on corresponding regulations;

2. Where funding amount is not specified by the  relevant departments of the state and Shanghai municipality, funding will be  based on the proportion of 1:0.5. In case of conforming to the key development  industry, funding will be based on the proportion of 1:1;

3. The total amount of a project subsidized by  the governments of different levels shall not exceed 50% of the total investment  of the project;

4. The maximum amount subsidized by the district  government is 2 million yuan.

(V) Acceptance date

The affair is handled in August each year.

VII. Subsidy for Science and Technology creative  project of the district

(I) Application requirements

The enterprises shall be independent legal  entities which have registered in the Administration of Industry and Commerce.  Specific conditions are based on science and technology project acquisition  announcement released by the District Science and Technology Commission:

(II) Documents to submit

1. Application form for Jing’an District science  and technology innovation project;

2. Copies of Industrial and Commercial Business  License, Tax Registration Certificate and organization code certificate  copy;

3. Financial statements for the previous year of  the enterprise;

4. Achievement proof, including technical test  report and user opinions, test report of samples and prototype, quality  inspection report, service condition and scientific and technological  achievements retrieval, novelty search report etc. (conclusions provided by  novelty search institutions approved by national and municipal science and  technology commission);

5. Other relevant certificates (project patent  certificate, registration certificate of software copyright, registration  certificate of integrated circuit layout design, honor certificate, certificate  of being included in various municipal plans, high and new technology enterprise  certificate, service enterprise proof of advanced technology, etc.).

(III) Procedures

1. The enterprise shall submit relevant materials  (in triplicate) and electronic documents to the District Science and Technology  Commission;

2. The District Science and Technology Commission  conducts preliminary examination, proposes suggestions on subsidy and reports to  the district government for approval after comprehensive review by the District  Science and Technology Innovation Office;

3. After approval of the district government, the  District Science and Technology Commission will sign a contract with the  enterprise, and funds will be allocated in accordance with relevant  regulations.

(IV) Funding policies

The establishment of project will be granted  50,000-100,000 yuan.

(V) Acceptance date

The affair is handled in May each year.

VIII. Awards for high-tech achievements  transformation

(I) Application requirements

The enterprises shall be independent legal  entities which have registered in the Administration of Industry and Commerce  and the Taxation Department in the district, and meet one of the following  requirements:

1. Awarded the title of high-tech enterprise  (including the title awarded in review);

2. Awarded the title of software enterprise;

3. Awarded as high-tech achievements  transformation project by Shanghai municipality.

(II) Documents to submit

1. Application form for awards of high-tech  achievements transformation;

2. Copies of Industrial and Commercial Business  License, Tax Registration Certificate and organization code certificate  copy;

3. Copies of approval for science and technology  project, contract, planning program, or copies of accreditation certificate  issued by the state and relevant municipal departments;

(III) Procedures

1. The enterprise shall submit relevant materials  (in triplicate) and electronic documents to the District Science and Technology  Commission;

2. The District Science and Technology Commission  conducts preliminary examination and reports to the district government for  approval after comprehensive review by the District Science and Technology  Innovation Office;

3. After approval of the district government,  funds will be allocated in accordance with relevant regulations.

(IV) Award policy

1. Lump-sum award of 50,000 yuan for enterprise  which is awarded the title of high and new technology enterprise;

2. Lump-sum award of 25,000 yuan for enterprise  which participated in the review of high and new technology enterprise in  accordance with the regulations and win approval;

3. A Lump-sum award of 20,000 yuan for enterprise  which is awarded the title of software enterprise;

4. Lump-sum reward of 10,000 yuan for enterprise  which is awarded the title of Shanghai high and new technology achievement  transformation project,.

(V) Acceptance date

The affair is handled in May each year.

IX. Awards for district scientific and  technological achievements and collectivity

(I) Application requirements

Award for scientific and technological innovation  achievements

The award is granted to enterprise and public  institution, governmental authority, organizations, groups or individuals which  have legally registered in the Administration of Industry and Commerce and the  Taxation Department in the district, and meet one of the following  requirements:

(1) Enterprises which have completed technology  innovation, made scientific and technological achievements of great practical  value in the implementation of technology development projects, and created  significant economic benefits or social benefits in science and technology  achievements transformation and high technology industrialization;

(2) Enterprises which have made technology  innovation achievements in basic scientific work, social benefit application  research and technology development, outstanding achievements of science and  technology popularization and application, as well as significant social  benefits in the implementation of social project;

(3) Enterprises which have completed technology  innovation and ensured project to reach the domestic and international advanced  level, and achieved significant economic benefits or social benefits in the  implementation of engineering project;

(4) Enterprises which have made breakthrough  achievement in soft science projects such as science and technology management  and decision making, and have an important influence on government  decision-making and social development.

2. Awards to collectivity in scientific and  technological innovation

The award is granted to enterprise and public  institution, governmental authority, organizations and groups which have legally  registered in the Administration of Industry and Commerce and the Taxation  Department in the district, and meet one of the following requirements:

(1) Attach importance to the creation and use of  intellectual property rights, and have achieved significant economic benefits or  social benefits in the organization and implementation of scientific and  technological innovation;

(2) Contribute to promoting communication and  cooperation in science and technology at home and abroad, personnel training,  etc., and have made important contributions;

(3) Promote science and technology  popularization, improve the scientific and technological level of all people in  the district and create obvious social benefits.

(II) Documents to submit

1. Awards for achievements in scientific and  technological innovation

(1) Application form for awards for achievements  in scientific and technological innovation of Jing’an District;

(2) Copies of Industrial and Commercial Business  License, Tax Registration Certificate and organization code certificate;

(3) Technology evaluation certificate  (achievements appraisal certificate or evaluation report, etc.),

(4) Level retrieval certificate (project of  international advanced level must be attached with level retrieval  certificate);

(5) Related proof of intellectual property;

(6) Application proof;

(7) Proof for reference of publicized book or  paper.

Note: soft topic and public welfare achievement  can be exempted from 2-5 items of the above documents.

2. Awards to collectivity in scientific and  technological innovation

(1) Application for awards to collectivity in  scientific and technological innovation of Jing’an District;

(2) Relevant certificates and documents.

(III) Procedures

1. The enterprise shall submit relevant  application materials (in triplicate) and electronic document to the District  Science and Technology Commission;

2. The District Science and Technology Commission  conducts preliminary examination and organize experts to make review. The  enterprise which passes the review shall be publicized;

3. When the publicity receives no objection, the  application will be reported to the district government for approval after  comprehensive review by the District Science and Technology Innovation  Office;

4. After approval of the district government,  funds will be allocated in accordance with relevant regulations.

(IV) Award policies

1. Awards for achievements in scientific and  technological innovation: 100,000 yuan for first prize, 50,000 yuan for second  prize, 200,000 yuan for third prize

2. Awards to collectivity in scientific and  technological innovation: 100,000 yuan for collectivity award, 300000 yuan for  candidate prize.

(V) Acceptance date

The affair is handled in August each year.

X. Reward for demonstration pilot of intellectual  property rights

(I) Application requirements

The award is granted to enterprise and public  institution, governmental authority, organizations, colleges and universities  which have legally registered in the Administration of Industry and Commerce and  the Taxation Department in the district, and meet one of the following  requirements:

1. Pilot enterprise of patent work in  Shanghai;  2. Demonstration (advantage) enterprise of patent work in  Shanghai;  3. Demonstration (advantage) enterprise of intellectual property in  Shanghai;  4. Pilot school of intellectual property in Shanghai;  5.  Demonstration school of intellectual property in Shanghai.

(II) Documents to submit

1. Application form for award for intellectual  property of Jing’an District;

2. Copies of Industrial and Commercial Business  License, registration certificate of institution as legal person, registration  certificate of social organization as legal person, Tax Registration  Certificate;

3. Work summary on intellectual property of the  enterprise.

(III) Procedures

1. The enterprise shall submit relevant materials  (in triplicate) and electronic documents to the District Intellectual Property  Office;

2. The District Intellectual Property Office  conducts preliminary examination and reports to the district government for  approval after comprehensive review by the District Science and Technology  Innovation Office;

3. After approval of the district government,  funds will be allocated in accordance with relevant regulations.

(IV) Award policies

1. 20,000 yuan for pilot enterprise of patent  work in Shanghai

2. 50,000 yuan for demonstration (advantage)  enterprise of patent work in Shanghai

3. 100,000 yuan for demonstration (advantage)  enterprise of intellectual property in Shanghai

4. 10,000 yuan for pilot school of intellectual  property in Shanghai

5. 20,000 yuan for demonstration school of  intellectual property in Shanghai

Enterprise of intellectual property category of  which the application has just been approved and qualified enterprise of  demonstration category which has passed the annual review can enjoy reward  within one year since the approval date or date of passing the review; awards  for qualified enterprise of demonstration category which has passed the review  and promised demonstration unit are 50% of the new application award.

(V) Acceptance date

The affair is handled in May each year.

XI. Subsidy of application for patent and  authorization

(I) Application requirements

The enterprises shall be independent legal  entities which have registered in the Administration of Industry and Commerce  and the Taxation Department in the district, and meet the following  requirements:

1. The primary patent applicant shall be  enterprise and public institution, governmental authority, organizations  colleges and universities;

2. Inventions, utility models and design patent  application which have been submitted to the State Intellectual Property Office  and its Shanghai agency, or overseas invention patent proposed through the  international patent cooperation treaty (referred to as PCT) and with the State  Intellectual Property Office acting as the acceptance institution, or authorized  domestic invention patent;

3. The period of application for patent funding  is less than one year from the patent application or authorized time (applicable  for domestic patent);

4. There is no ownership dispute for the patent  right and right of authorship.  .  (II) Documents to submit

1. Application form for special patent subsidy of  Jing’an District, Application list for special patent subsidy of Jing’an  District;

2. Copies of Industrial and Commercial Business  License, registration certificate of institution as legal person, registration  certificate of social organization as legal person, Tax Registration  Certificate;

3. Original and copy of the state intellectual  property office acceptance notice, copy of the first page of patent application  accepted by Shanghai agency of the state intellectual property office  (application for domestic patent);

4. Original and copy of patent certificate  (applicable for domestic authorized invention patent);

5. Original and copy of the state intellectual  property office acceptance notice on PCT application.

(III) Procedures

1. The enterprise shall submit relevant materials  (in triplicate) and electronic documents to the District Intellectual Property  Office;

2. The District Intellectual Property Office  conducts preliminary examination and reports to the district government for  approval after comprehensive review by the District Science and Technology  Innovation Office;

3. After approval of the district government,  funds will be allocated in accordance with relevant regulations.

(IV) Funding policies

1. Subsidy for patent application: 5,000 yuan for  each application for invention patent, 2,000 yuan for each utility model patent  application, 500 yuan for each design patent application; every patent  application can enjoy only one special subsidy; the total subsidy granted to an  enterprise for patent application in a year shall not exceed 100,000 yuan; the  maximum subsidy for demonstration and pilot enterprise listed in national and  municipal intellectual property or patent work is 200,000 yuan;

2. Application for PCT invention patent: a  subsidy within the range of 10,000 yuan -30,000 yuan will be granted to  each;

3. Authorized invention patent funding (excluding  foreign enterprise) will be granted 2,000 yuan for each.

(V) Acceptance date

The affair is handled in August each year.

XII. Funding for patent transformation and  implementation

(I) Application requirements

Individual or enterprise which bears patent  transfer, joint venture, pledge evaluation cost and meet the following  conditions:

1. Any party in patent pledge and transfer has  registered in the Administration of Industry and Commerce and the Taxation  Department in the district;

2. Patent pledge, joint venture, transfer have  been completed and there are actual R&D investment or production;

3. It has been less than two years from the date  when patent pledge, joint venture, transfer are completed to evaluation  date.

(II) Documents to submit

1. Application form for patent exploitation of  Jing’an District, assessment fee list of patent exploitation of Jing’an  District;

2. Copies of Industrial and Commercial Business  License, Tax Registration Certificate and organization code certificate;

3. Original and copy of patent licensing  certificate for patent exploitation, copy of payment voucher for the very  year;

4. For assignment of patent rights, original and  copy of valid patent register book which is issued by the state intellectual  property office shall be provided;

5. Copies of corresponding assessment document,  certificate of contract, invoice document;

6. Certificate for implementation of the  patent.

(III) Procedures

1. The enterprise shall submit relevant materials  (in triplicate) and electronic documents to the District Intellectual Property  Office;

2. The District Intellectual Property Office  conducts preliminary examination and reports to the district government for  approval after comprehensive review by the District Science and Technology  Innovation Office;

3. After approval of the district government,  funds will be allocated in accordance with relevant regulations.

(IV) Funding policies

Subsidy for assessment fee of 10,000 yuan will be  granted to those that are recognized as having achieved patent exploitation.

(V) Acceptance date

The affair is handled in May each year.

XIII. Subsidy for patent protection

(I) Application requirements

The enterprises shall be independent legal  entities which have registered in the Administration of Industry and Commerce  and the Taxation Department in the district, and meet the following  requirements:

1. As the plaintiff or the defendant of judicial  action which involves patent;

2. Patent right confirmed by the final judgment  of people's court (within one year from the judgment date);

3. Patent license certificate of the state  intellectual property office.

(II) Documents to submit

1. Application form for patent protection subsidy  of Jing’an District, litigation fee list for patent protection of Jing’an  District;

2. Copies of Industrial and Commercial Business  License, registration certificate of institution as legal person, registration  certificate of social organization as legal person, Tax Registration  Certificate;

3. Original and copy of patent licensing  certificate for patent;

4. Original and copy of lawyer’s Power of  Attorney;

5. Original and copy of judgment of people's  court;

6. Original and copy of voucher for expenses in  lawyer, litigation and evidence taking etc.

(III) Procedures

1. The enterprise shall submit relevant materials  (in triplicate) and electronic documents to the District Intellectual Property  Office;

2. The District Intellectual Property Office  conducts preliminary examination and reports to the district government for  approval after comprehensive review by the District Science and Technology  Innovation Office;

3. After approval of the district government,  funds will be allocated in accordance with relevant regulations.

(IV) Funding policies

Expenses in lawyer, litigation and evidence  taking etc. will be subsidized at a certain proportion, with the maximum amount  of 100,000 yuan.

(V) Acceptance date

The affair is handled in May each year.

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