In 2017, the innovation capacity of Gansu ranked No. 21 countrywide, which is one rank lower compared to that of the last year. Its corporate innovation ranked No. 16, innovation performance ranked No. 22, and knowledge creation, knowledge acquisition, and innovation environment were No. 20, No. 27, and No. 24, respectively. In details, the ranking of the corporate innovation is the same as last year; innovation performance increased by four ranks; knowledge creation, knowledge acquisition, and innovation environment dropped by three, nine, and three places, respectively (Table 32.1, Fig. 32.1).