President Hu Zhijian Attended the Seminar on China-EU Cooperation and Prospects 33
On May 16, 2917, the Seminar on China-EU Cooperation and Prospect with the theme China 2030 was held in Shanghai. President Hu Zhijian attended the seminar as an invited guest and delivered a keynote speech entitled Megatrends and Sino-EU Cooperation.
Hu Zhijian introduced the new engine of scientific and technological
innovation in China and the results of the fifth national technology
foresight, and proposed key areas of China-EU innovation cooperation
against this background.
This seminar is part of the second phase of the Dragon Star project, which is supported by the EU’s Horizon 2020 program
and also a new China-EU cooperation project following the Seventh
Framework Dragon Star project. The second phase of the project was
launched in Shenzhen on February 3, 2015, with a period of three years
and involving 14 institutions from China, Germany, France, Italy and
other countries. The project aims to further establish an exchange and
cooperation platform for China-EU science and technology policy, and
provide guidance and services for Chinese and European researchers to
take part in each other’s science and technology plans, in particular,
China’s participation in the EU’s Horizon 2020 program.