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Fintech Research Institute

Fintech Research Institute is a ‘Shanghai Universities think tank’ and ‘Key research base of Humanities and Social Sciences of Shanghai Universities’ approved by Shanghai Municipal Education Commission. In accordance with the No.43 [2014] issued by Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, the Fintech Research Institute is transferred from ‘Shanghai Universities Knowledge Service Platform’ to ‘Shanghai Universities think tank’ (Name of the think tank: Shanghai Finance Development Research Centre), and started the assessment according to the requirements of the think tank from 2015. Based on No.[5] 2016 issued by Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, the Fintech Research Institute is granted as the ‘Key research base of Humanities and Social Sciences of Shanghai Universities’ (Name of the base: Shanghai Fintech Research Institute).

Over the past three years, the achievements of internal reference special report obtained by think tank construction of Fintech Research Institute had acquired multiple instructions from members of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and the leaders of the provincial and ministerial level and above. The general target of the think tank’s development is to build a think tank of new-technology finance featuring in venture investment and possessing influence in Shanghai. The think tank’s primary achievements present as acquiring the instructions from the leadership of the provincial and ministerial level (and above), planning to set up the cooperation network which is closely connected with 100 venture investment enterprises and establishing the new-technology think tanks together with the Venture investment enterprise within three years. 

Following the general principle of ‘one core product, two constructions and three platforms’, the think tank is currently fully pushing the construction of an advisory think tank for government. To make one core product is to develop good products of internal reference special reports for Shanghai Municipal Government to help it make the decisions, i.e. to write the internal reference special report in a daily and standardized basis and submit to Shanghai Municipal and central authorities through the specific channel to achieve significant decision-making results, and serve the development of Shanghai new-technology finance; and to do two construction well is to deal decently with the venture investment enterprises for the construction of cooperation network and database construction for supporting the development of the think tank; to build three platforms is to create the electronic publications of think tank, develop the training program of think tank, and support the students for their second class and entrepreneurship financing plan.