Sino-German Innovation Policy Workshop 2017 Held in Hangzhou 29
From June 15 to 16, 2017, Sino-German Innovation Policy
Workshop 2017 was successfully held in Hangzhou. It was hosted by the
Chinese Academy of Science and Technology for Development, and
co-organized by the School of Politics and Public Management of Zhejiang
University of Technology, China Institute for Small and Medium
Enterprises and “Zhejiang 2011 Platform – Zhejiang Provincial Center for
MSM Transformation and Upgrade Coordination.
In June 2011, the Joint Statement on the Establishment of China-Germany Innovation Policy Platform was
signed by the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology and the German
Federal Ministry of Education and Research under the witness of the
Chinese Premier and the German Chancellor. As the Chinese organizer of
the innovation policy platform, the Chinese Academy of Science and
Technology for Development works with relevant institutions of the two
sides on a regular basis to hold innovation conference, innovation
policy workshop and other events.
workshop invited experts on innovation policies from Tsinghua
University, University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, CAS
Institutes of Science and Development, Tongji University, and Zhejiang
Academy of Science and Technology for Development on the Chinese side,
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, German Embassy in
China, Würzburg University, Global and Regional Environment Research
Institute, Neu Ulm University of Applied Sciences, and Project
Management Agency at the German Aerospace Center, and over 40 experts of
the innovation cooperation platform in areas such as electric vehicles,
future cities, life sciences, clean water, and semiconductor lighting.
the meeting, President Hu Zhijian of the Chinese Academy of Science and
Technology for Development and Deputy Director General Beyer of the
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research respectively
introduced the latest progress of scientific and technological
innovation strategies in China and Germany. Experts from the two
countries also conducted in-depth exchanges on such topics as national
innovation systems, innovation globalization, innovation and
entrepreneurship, assessment of public investment in scientific
research, emerging technologies and industries, intellectual property
rights, and scientific and technological innovation think-tanks.
Research personnel from the CASTED Institute of Science and Technology
Systems and Management, Institute of Science and Technology Investment,
and Institute of Foresight and Evaluation participated in the seminar.
the seminar, experts from both sides also conducted in-depth
communication and dialogue on the framework and key topics of the fifth
Sino-German Innovation Conference in 2018 and the participation of young
scholars. In 2018, the fifth Sino-German Innovation Conference, which
will involve innovation cooperation platforms on innovation policies,
electric vehicles, future cities, life sciences, clean water,
semiconductor lighting and smart manufacturing, will be held in China.