The Zijin (Lishui) Technology Incubation Special Park is situated in the Airport Economic Development Zone inside the Nanjing Lishui Economic Development Zone. It was officially launched and established on February 15, 2012 with a planned area of 4.9 square kilometers. The starting area is 1.8 square kilometers while in the first phase. The park mainly relies on the construction of Zhetang New Town to link up with the overall planning. It takes efforts to bring in and cultivate a number of emerging industries with high technological content and talent agglomeration, for example, new energy automobiles and parts, aviation and aerospace, intelligent home appliances, new materials, new energy, food, and medicine. By means of port and city linkage, government and enterprise cooperation, and district and school collaboration, the special park is planned to be built as a comprehensive technology incubation special park in five years, which combines the accelerator for science and technology business incubation, pilot plant, industrial base, and other relevant auxiliary facilities.
Up to now, the special park has invested RMB 917 million to fully promote the land requisition and relocation, planning and design, infrastructure construction, and carrier construction. In the investment, the amount of RMB 790 million has been used for infrastructure construction, while the amount of RMB 127 million has been used for carrier construction. There is a provincial incubator named Nanjing Lishui National Smart Pioneer Park for the Recruitment Program of Global Experts, which was built and put into use in 2012. So far, this incubator has brought in from Nanjing 45 leading science and technology entrepreneurial personnel, five science and technology entrepreneurs, and nine personnel from the Recruitment Program of Global Experts. The park is currently incubating 102 enterprises, and has incubated 14 enterprises, among which 12 are high-tech enterprises, 32 are small- and medium-sized science and technology enterprises in Jiangsu Province, and nine are privately operated science and technology enterprises in Jiangsu Province. A total of 78 products have obtained patent licensing. In 2015, the special park achieved the sales revenue of RMB 360 million.