主要创新指标进入世界前列、科技创新水平加速迈向国际第一方阵……科技部部长万钢在会上表示,党的十八大以来,科技创新在党和国家全局中的战略地位显著提升,实现了历史性、整体性、格局性重大变化,我国已成为具有全球影响力的科技大国。

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