In 2019, a total of 1,089 technological projects were undertaken. They included 28 major science and technology projects, 810 projects under the Natural Science Foundation of China and 251 key technology research projects.
There were 21,069 patent applications and 11,059 patents granted in Inner Mongolia in 2019, an increase of 28.3 percent and 14.9 percent, respectively. Meanwhile, a total of 6,130 technology contracts were signed.
In addition, there are 48 agencies for product quality inspection in Inner Mongolia, including eight national testing centers.