A City of Science and Technology
       Nearly 30 large or medium-sized pharmaceutical enterprises have been set up in Gedian such as Spring Biological Engineering Stocks Co. Ltd., Human Well Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd, An Zhi Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd, Kang Yuan pharmaceutical Co. Ltd, Haosun pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. etc. The first group of well-known multinationals have invested here, which are Ball Asia Pacific Ltd., The China Paint Mfg. Co. (Hong Kong) Ltd., Owens Corning, Xingda Group, and ASUSTek Computer Inc. More than 20 universities’ high and new technology are quickly being turned into productive forces there, including of Wu Han University, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, Chinese Geology University, Hubei Research Institute of Chemistry etc.
       Innovative enterprises group has been established under the idea of “researching and developing in Wuhan, producing in Ezhou.”& “Headquartering in Wuhan, carving out in Ezhou”. Gedian Development Zone has been approved as a medical industry base by Hubei provincial government; a bio-engineering and new drugs base by the Science &Technology (S&T) Ministry of China.
       At present, Gedian Development Zone is in line with the provincial government policy for integrating “one zone with three districts” requirement of the government, and has become an important component of “Science and Technology Town”.