CASTED Attended the Pujiang Innovation Forum - 2017 International Science, Technology and Innovation Think Tank Forum 31
From June 16 to 17, the Pujiang Innovation Forum - 2017
International Science, Technology and Innovation Think Tank Forum was
held in Shanghai. Experts and scholars from world-class science,
technology and innovation think tanks at home and abroad had a
comprehensive and in-depth discussion on the theme of Globalization of Innovation and Renovation of Urban Functions.
President Hu Zhijian delivered an opening address as the chair of the forum, and gave a keynote speech entitled China’s Innovation Strategy: Challenges and Choices.
Experts from leading Chinese and foreign think tanks, including the
Development Research Center of the State Council, China Association for
Science and Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Tsinghua
University, Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China,
Brookings Institution, RAND Corporation, Stanford Research Institute
International, European Academy of Technology and Innovation Assessment,
Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, The Mori
Memorial Foundation, and Korea Institute of Science and Technology made
presentations on topics such as “features and trends of innovation
globalization”, “promoting win-win innovation globalization”, “fostering
and shaping the innovation functions of cities” and “building global
innovation hub cities”. They gave their analysis of the global trend of
science, technology and innovation from different perspectives,
explained the role and functions of cities in the global innovation
network, and offered their insights and suggestions on Shanghai’s
efforts to speed up the building of a science, technology and innovation
hub with global influence.
forum was hosted by Shanghai Institute for Science of Science under the
guidance of CASTED, and supported by the International Research and
Training Center for Science and Technology Strategy (CISTRAT), a UNESCO
category-2 center founded by CASTED. About ten CASTED researchers
attended the forum.