Science and tech week underway in N China's Baotou
A science and technology week begins in Baotou, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on Aug 23. [Photo/Baotou Daily]
Baotou in North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region organized a series of science and technology activities at the launch ceremony for its science and technology week, which was held on Aug 23, according to Baotou Daily.
The activities fully demonstrated Baotou's scientific and technological innovation achievements, as well as increased scientific awareness.
A series of activities, including themed exhibitions and lectures, will be held during the week-long event, which runs until Aug 29.
This year's session focuses on showcasing new developments in scientific research on drugs and vaccines, as well as new technologies and equipment for epidemic prevention and control, such as ventilators and negative pressure ambulances.
It demonstrates the important supporting role played by scientists in popularizing anti-epidemic knowledge and methods and helping to resume work and production.
At the launch ceremony, staff members distributed more than 1,000 science popularization books, brochures and technical materials, attracting the participation of more than 500 people.