The technology research and development system of Goldfish Group consists two levels, that of the company headquarters and that of the invested companies. The technical center of the Group was among the first group of provincial technical centers approved by Zhejiang Province in 1999. It also establishes long term IUR cooperation relationships with Zhejiang University and other famous universities and is a research and development institution of strategic prospective products of the Group. Now, the Group has over 450 engineers and technicians. Technical departments in the invested companies are responsible for making technical breakthroughs and the upgrading of products in concrete fields. The Group has several provincial and municipal technical centers and several key laboratories in different fields (Hangzhou Jinzhou Macromolecule Technology Limited Company is now applying for the laboratory with CNAS certification), and establishes a research and development system with over 350 technical research and development staff including one doctor, 29 masters, 16 returned overseas talents, and over 30 technicians with titles of a senior professional post. Goldfish Group focuses on the systematic adjustment and development of new products in the technical center of the Group and manage and guide the technical innovation of the invested companies, and technical development department in each investing companies is responsible for the research and development of new products, modified products in the company.
In consideration of the management mode of the technical center of Goldfish Group and depending on many years’ of management experiences, it starts from actual conditions and continuously improves its management systems and further clarifies the responsibilities and tasks of the technical center to be more suitable to the Group’s development strategy. Main tasks of the technical center are as follows:
1.Formulate and implement the company’s technical development strategy, and programs and plans for technology innovation, technology transformation, and technology import and technology development.
2.Depending on the development requirements of the enterprise, research and develop new technologies, new products, new processes, new materials, and new equipment, to provide technological support for the upgrading of products and the formation of new economic growth point, be responsible for the digestion and absorption of imported technologies and develop technologies and leading products with independent intellectual property right.
3.Be responsible for the research, development and design of new products and finish the technical evaluation before new products go into production.
4.Collect information materials and industrial trends related to the technology of the enterprise, analyze the information and provide consultation and suggestion for the technological development and decision for the enterprise.
5.Collect standard materials related to products of the enterprise and be responsible for the drafting and review of the enterprise’s standards.