Alibaba wins two national science and technology awards

2020-01-13 11:01:50 source: Zhejiang News (Zhu Mei)


At the National Science And Technology Award Conference held on the morning of January 10, Alibaba Cloud won the National Technology Invention Award and the National Science and Technology Progress Award. Among them, both the "Key Technologies and Systems of Cloud Computing Facing Mutant Peak Service" jointly developed by Alibaba Cloud and Shanghai Jiaotong University, and the "Key Technologies and Applications of Coded Camera Shooting" jointly developed by Alibaba Cloud and Tsinghua University won the second prize. This is the first time that an Internet company has won two national science and technology awards at the same time. Internet companies have achieved a breakthrough in winning the national technology invention award.


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Among the world's leading technology companies, Alibaba is the only one with more than half of its staff being research and development personnel. Of more than 60,000 scientists and engineers, more than 10 are IEEE fellows and more than 30 are professors of well-known universities, making Alibaba become a Chinese science and technology company with the largest number of top scientists. Alibaba is launching technological breakthroughs in many future technology fields. It has set up research teams including DAMO Academy for Discovery, Adventure, Momentum, and Outlook and PingTouGe Semiconductor Co., Ltd. It has won more than 40 world’s top awards in machine intelligence, blockchain, quantum computing, automatic driving, database, chip, and other basic technology fields.




Executive Editor: Ye Ke

Translation: Ye Ke, Chen Wenjing

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