Wuhan Huanghe Talents Plan (W.B.F.  No.22)
RELEASE: August-22 2017  07:19:10 CHECK: LIKE: 0
Article 1 In order to thoroughly implement the strategy of developing Wuhan stronger via talents, create good environment for high-level talents to innovate and start up business and enhance their leading role, Wuhan is hereby determined to implement "Huanghe Talents Plan" in the whole city.
Article 2 "Huanghe Talents Plan" refers to relying on East Lake High-tech Development Zone, Wuhan Economic & Technological Development Zone, East Lake Eco-tourism Scenic Area, Wuhan Chemical Industrial Zone, Wuhan Newport, Wangjiadun CBD, provincial economic development zone, municipal level urban industrial parks, colleges and scientific research institutions and other related public institutions to introduce and cultivate the core members or leading talents of innovation team with world leading level and high-level innovation and entrepreneurship talents with domestic leading level. The objectives in 2010 to 2015 are: introducing and cultivating about 100 core members or leading talents of innovation team and about 100 high-level innovation and entrepreneurship talents.
Article 3 When introducing and cultivating high-level innovation and entrepreneurship talents, the focus should be on adjustment and revitalization of Wuhan's pillar industries and fostering and development of strategic emerging industries and meeting the development needs of Wuhan's eight billion-industries and 15 emerging industries. The talents to be introduced mainly are:
(I) Core members of world-class innovation teams which have world-class level, can lead industry development of Wuhan and can bring about major economic and social benefits.
(II) Engineering experts and management specialists who assume (or have assumed) senior or intermediate positions in the world's top 500 enterprises and multinational corporations; chief scientists of national laboratory, state key laboratory, national engineering (technology) research center, national enterprise technology center and other state-level public R& D platform; and outstanding talents with considerable qualifications and popularity both at home and abroad.
(III) National young experts who have made outstanding contributions to the country, the first-tier and second-tier talents of "National Hundred, Thousand and Ten Thousand Talents Project"; the overseas students with qualification and popularity, independent intellectual property rights and core technology.
Article 4 Wuhan will offer necessary fund support to innovation and entrepreneurship of the introduced talents:
(I) The most outstanding introduced talents who lead or start up enterprises or R & D institutions in Wuhan will be offered fund support. The selected leading talents will be offered fund support of three million Yuan to five million Yuan based on their project; the selected high-level talents will be offered fund support of five hundred thousand Yuan to one million Yuan based on their project.
(II) Wuhan will set up special guide fund for venture capital investment and encourage all kinds of venture capital investment institutions or individuals to provide financial support for the selected talents. If venture capital institutions invest in new and high-tech industrial projects for the selected talents for more than two years, they will be awarded 5‰ of their total investment. If venture capital institutions or individuals suffer from loss due to venture capital investment for the selected talents, they will be compensated at 30% of their investment loss and the maximum compensation will be one million Yuan.
(III) Wuhan will offer interest subsidy at 25% of the annual interest of that year for the selected talents who start up business in Wuhan and obtained loan from the bank. The interest subsidy for the leading talents can be up to one million Yuan and for the high-level talents can be up to five hundred thousand Yuan. If the selected talents suffer from loan loss, risk compensation at 30% of the final loss will be offered to the bank or the guarantor.
(IV) Wuhan will support the selected talents to obtain independent intellectual property rights. Financial support will be given to the selected talents who obtain the China and foreign patent licensing with the identity of inventors (designers); who obtain exclusive rights of layout design for integrated circuits in China and exclusive right to use registered trademarks and register the computer software copyright with the identify of creator (register, copyright owner).
Article 5 Wuhan will offer working conditions and platform for the selected talents who innovate and start up business in Wuhan:
(I) Offer subsidy for office room to the selected talents who start up scientific and technological enterprises: Three-year rental subsidy will be offered to those who rent office of 100㎡; the part between 100 m2 to 1000 m2 will be subsidized as per up to 15 Yuan/ m2 every month and for one year; the part exceeding 1000 m2 will be subsidized as per up to 10 Yuan/ m2 every month and for one year.
(II) Encourage enterprises to set up post-doctoral research workstation and a certain amount of financial support will be given to the post-doctoral research workstation of enterprises that introduce the selected talents or jointly engage in R & D with the selected talents.
(III) Give priority to supporting the selected talents to apply for the national, provincial and municipal technology projects and technology awards; directly include the leading talents who have made outstanding contributions and performance as candidates of "Wuhan Academic Leader Plan".
(IV) Set up platform for the high-level talents to innovate and start up business. Set up a batch of high-level job platform with reliance on the development zone, key enterprises, scientific research institutions and colleges; build a batch of high-tech project platform with reliance on major projects; set up a batch of highly efficient incubation platform with reliance on overseas students' entrepreneurship park and other incubators; support the leading talents and innovation teams to take the lead in undertaking the projects of scientific and technology plan and major special technological projects.
Article 6 Wuhan will offer option and equity and other long-term incentives to the selected talents, including allocating the profits based on the intellectual property rights, technology, management and other production elements as well as their contributions. Encourage the selected talents to develop their enterprises and offer certain amount of bonus to the enterprises that pay large amount of taxes. The selected talents are allowed to start up and jointly start up high- and new-tech enterprises with their R & D skills and management experiences and other human capital as the contribution.
Article 7 The public institutions included into the management system cannot be restricted in respect of the proportion of professional or technical posts when hiring the leading talents. When the quota is met, the public institution can hire the leading talents first and then solve the management issue upon approval of the competent authority. When the selected leading talents reach the age of retirement, the employer can help go through the procedures of delayed retirement.
Article 8 Wuhan will actively recommend the selected leading talents to participate in the evaluation and selection of academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences (foreign academicians) and academicians of Chinese Academy of Engineering (foreign academicians). The selected talents who have outstanding performance and made important contributions will be directly identified as candidates of "Wuhan Outstanding Talent Award". No limitations will be exerted on quotas of the selected talents who participate in selection of the national, provincial and municipal young and middle-aged experts who have made outstanding contributions and are entitled to the government special allowances or apply for the relevant honorary title.
Article 9 Wuhan will set up easy access for evaluation of professional titles. The selected talents will not be restricted in respect of years of experiences, education background and qualifications when applying for evaluation of professional titles and can directly apply for senior professional titles based on their capacity and performance.
Article 10 Wuhan will offer housing security for the selected talents:
(I) Wuhan will build elite communities in East Lake High-tech Development Zone and Wuhan Economic & Technological Development Zone respectively and offer high quality residential house for the selected talents in a centralized way. The districts (including development zones), industrial parks and the employers are encouraged to build high-end talents apartment or public rental housing for the selected talents and the employers will offer three-year rental subsidies for the selected talents.
(II) The government will vacate the historical buildings at the riverbank and old city area by the way of repurchase and build celebrity building for the world top-class talents who innovate and start up business in Wuhan to live in for free.
(III) The selected talents who have signed labor contract of five years or above with the employers and purchase the self-use commercial house for the first time in Wuhan will be given one-time house purchase subsidy. The subsidy will be 500,000 Yuan for the selected leading talents and 200,000 Yuan for the selected high-level talents.
Article 11 The district and employer of the leading talents shall arrange the employment of the spouse of the leading talents. If they cannot be employed for the time being, living allowance as per 2000 Yuan/month will be given to the spouse for one year and the personal records will be managed by Wuhan municipal talents service center for free.
Article 12 Children of the selected talents can choose to attend the public schools or international schools or international class of the public schools and the municipal or district-level education administration department will assist with the procedures. If they choose to attend the international schools or international class of the public schools, the employers shall give appropriate amount of education subsidy.
Article 13 The selected talents can have the priority to receive high quality medical service at the designated hospital of the municipal health department. The employers shall purchase the medical insurance for the selected talents who do not participate in the social security system and are encouraged to purchase commercial medical insurance for them. The employers shall set up health files of the selected talents and have regular health examination on them and are encouraged to cooperate with the designated hospital and overseas insurance company to facilitate the medical service for the overseas high-level talents in Wuhan.
Article 14 The intermediary talents agencies are encouraged to introduce domestic and international high-level talents. Wuhan will introduce a batch of domestic and international famous professional intermediary talents agencies and set up system to award the intermediary agencies that have outstanding performance in talents introduction. Wuhan will recognize a batch of large scale credible professional intermediary talents agencies with good performance as the partners in Wuhan's implementation of "Huanghe Talents Plan" and jointly facilitate the introduction of domestic and international high-level talents.
Article 15 Wuhan will set up international talents introduction service platform and establish high-end talents introduction platform through domestic and international group recruitment and "Wuhan tour of overseas high-level talents". Wuhan will set up talents introduction workstation in UK and USA and other developed countries. Wuhan will set high-level talents service window in the municipal and district-level administrative affairs center and talents market to offer "easy access" for the selected talents, provide information consulting service and go through the procedures of residence permit, visa, household registration and registration in industrial and commercial administration bureau and etc. on agency. Wuhan will implement "the plan that designated staff for the special project" and appoint an assistant to help deal with the daily affairs of the selected talents.
Article 16 Wuhan will set up flexible talents introduction mechanism and encourage the selected talents to serve Wuhan or start up business in Wuhan by the way of part-time work, cooperative development, consulting service and academic exchange. Wuhan will actively promote the talents residence permit system and offer the selected talents who innovate and start up business in Wuhan the same benefits as that of the registered residents.
Article 17 The municipal and district finance bureau shall set up special fund for talents introduction respectively to ensure the implementation of "Huanghe Talents Plan". The financial support to the selected talents who lead startups or start up business in Wuhan will be shared by the municipal and district finance bureau as per the proportion of 1:1. Special fund for talents introduction of East Lake High-tech Development Zone and Wuhan Economic & Technological Development Zone will be included into the budget of the respective development zone and Wuhan municipal finance bureau will not subsidize additionally.
Improve the municipal management measures on innovation talents development fund and offer small amount of financial support to the staffs that have the potential or are expected to be the high-level talents or leading talents and engage in innovation.
Set up sound diverse mechanism of inputting in talents introduction by the government, society, employer and individuals; actively apply for the state special talents introduction fund and loan of international financial institutions and foreign governments; collect and introduce talents through project and cause development.
Article 18 The organs dealing with the application shall be made clear. The applicant or the employers shall apply to the relevant district departments and departments directly under Wuhan Municipal People's Government respectively. The relevant departments shall preliminarily examine it and report it to Wuhan Municipal CPC Committee Talents Introduction Leading Group Office for centralized examination and approval. East Lake High-tech Development Zone and Wuhan Economic & Technological Development Zone shall organize the examination and approval on their own initiative and report the results to Wuhan Municipal CPC Committee Talents Introduction Leading Group Office for record.
Article 19 The expert evaluation system and performance assessment system shall be set up. We should set up expert evaluation database, make clear the evaluation standard, standardize the evaluation procedures and improve the evaluation quality; implement the evaluation results disclosure system and accept supervision from the society. We should set up target responsibility system of talents introduction and include the implementation of "Huanghe Talents Plan" into performance assessment system of leaders of the relevant district departments and departments directly under Wuhan Municipal People's Government.
Article 20 "Huanghe Talents Plan" implementation leading group should be set up to organize, lead and coordinate the implementation of "Huanghe Talents Plan". The group leader, deputy group leader and members shall be the leader, deputy leader and members of Wuhan Municipal CPC Committee Talents Introduction Leading Group respectively. The office will be set in Organization Department of Wuhan Municipal CPC Committee.
Article 21 The relevant district departments and departments directly under Wuhan Municipal People's Government should formulate the specific implementation rules according to these measures.
Article 22 The right to explain these measures shall be vested in Wuhan Municipal CPC Committee Talents Introduction Leading Group Office.