Located at southwestern urban area of Taicang, It covers an area of 52.95 square kilometers, with registered population of 83,000 and floating population of 62,000. For many consecutive years, it has been ranking among the Top 100 Chinese Towns in Science Development, and has gone through the re-evaluation for National Culturally Advanced Towns and Home of Folk Culture and Art of China.
The Southern Zone of Taicang High-Tech Industrial Development Zone (Taicang Science and Technology Industry Park) has gradually become a pioneer for industrial transformation and upgrading and a highland for quality improvement and expansion of industries. In addition, the construction of three core carriers, including the Phase II project of the Fortune Land Euro-US Industrial Park, the Institute of Silicate of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the China-Germany Science and Technology Innovation Alliance Platform, has been accelerated. A great number of high-end manufacturing and European and American projects have concentrated in the park, with model effect initially shown.