Guangdong-Macao Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Technology Industrial Park Development recently became one of the first 17 National TCM Service Export Bases that promote the inheritance, innovation, and popularity of the treatments.
The bases were selected by the Ministry of Commerce and National Administration of TCM from more than 300 hospitals, universities, and large enterprises through examination, expert review, presentation, and comprehensive appraisal. They all foster high-quality development of the TCM service trade.
Quality control provides safe, effective, and high-quality medical preparations [Photo by Zhao Zi / Zhuhai Daily]
A joint venture of Zhuhai Da Heng Qin Investment and Macao Investment & Development, the Zhuhai enterprise develops, constructs, and runs TCM Science & Technology Industrial Park of Cooperation Between Guangdong & Macao. The park is located at 2522 Huandao North Road, Hengqin New Area.
Signed in 2011, the park is under the Framework Agreement on Cooperation Between Guangdong & Macao and has become a significant sci-tech innovation promoter of the moderate economic diversification of Macao, as well as the industrialization and internationalization of TCM.
As of October 2019, it was home to 159 enterprises engaged in TCM, medical equipment and service, and biomedicine, of which 39 are Macao-funded.
Some of the other institutions designated as National TCM Service Export Bases include Guang'anmen Hospital of the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Guangdong TCM Hospital, Beijing Tong Ren Tang Group, and Tianjin University of TCM.