afternoon of February 16, 2017, an EU delegation led by Patrick Child,
Deputy Director-General of Research and Innovation, European Commission,
paid a visit to CASTED. CASTED President Hu Zhijian and Vice President
Wu Yishan received the delegation and chaired a seminar with the
the meeting, Wu Yishan briefed on CASTED’s main research and
international cooperation activities, and Su Nan, representing CASTED
Institute of Science and Technology for Industrial Development, briefed
on CASTED’s achievements in renewable energy and e-mobility research.
Patrick Child observed that there is a vast potential of China-EU
cooperation in areas including energy policy and investment. The two
sides also had thorough discussions on common challenges facing China
and EU in energy.
members of the EU delegation included Sharon Kearney, Official for
Energy, Department of Research and Innovation, European Commission,
Laurent Bochereau, Minister Counsellor, Delegation of the European Union
to China, and Rositsa Petrova, Attaché of Science, Technology and
Environment Section, Delegation of the European Union to China.
Representatives of CASTED Institute of Science and Technology for
Industrial Development, Institute of Foresight and Evaluation, Institute
of Science and Technology Systems and Management, and Department of
Research Management also attended the meeting.