CHINA - ITALY SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION PROGRAM
The China-Italy Science, Technology and Innovation Program is a multiannual program for the internationalization of academic, scientific and entrepreneurial systems of both countries, with a strong innovative feature between Italy and China. The Forum is based on a permanent platform of exchange which is promoted by the Italian Ministry of Research and coordinated by Città della Scienza in collaboration with the National research Council, and with the main organizations of the research and entrepreneurial world operating in the field of science, technology and innovation.
The 2017 activities are:
- Visit of a Chinese delegation coming from the Shandong province: on 26 and 27 April in Naples and Bergamo, where Italian and Chinese professionals took part in sessions, visits to laboratories and startups as well as one-to-one meetings.
- Mission of the National Technology Clusters of Excellence: with the aim to enhance cooperation in scientific and technological fields between China and Italy, through the definition of clusters of industries and research centers in key sectors for the economies and the development strategies of both countries.
- China-Italy Science, Technology & Innovation Week: from 13 to 17 November in Beijing, Chengdu and Guiyang.
CHINA - ITALY SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION WEEK 2017
The China-Italy Science, Technology and Innovation Week 2017 took place in China from November 13th to 18th 2017, this year the event was held in Beijing (from November 13th to 15th ), in the presence of the University and Research Minister Valeria Fedeli and the Chinese Science and Technology Minister Wan Gang, followed by two dates in Chengdu (November 16th), – an important economic center and an essential place for transportation and communication – and in Guiyang ( November 17th – 18th ) – an excellence in the big data sector, in the province of Guizhou.
A week entirely dedicated to scientific and technological exchange activities between the operators of the two countries, aimed at creating technological, productive and commercial partnerships in innovative research-business contexts. A successful format that in recent years has encouraged the birth of 80 projects between Italy and China and, only in the last edition, has registered over 1500 Italian participants and over 650 Chinese ones, offering the possibility of about 600 one-to-one meetings in order to explore new opportunities for cooperation.