Today January 13rd in Beijing, the General Secretary of Città della Scienza Vincenzo Lipardi met the President of the Beijing Association for Science and Technology Ma Lin, Tian Wen Vice-President of BAST, and Fulin Zeng Director of the International Cooperation Department and Xu Wei Vice -Director General of the Beijing Science and Technology Consulting Centre.
After the initial greetings, the current state of cooperation between the area of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei with Italy has been analyzed – as Minister Wan Gang President of the Chinese Association for Science and Technology did, it currently which plays a fundamental role in international cooperation and exchange between experts in science and technology, particularly between Italy and China.
The discussion later focused on issues related to the 2017 edition of the Sino-Italian Exchange Event, the internationalization of innovation systems research program sponsored by the Campania Region, to be held this autumn in China. The edition of 2017, in addition to the consolidated program cooperation, will give special emphasis to the startup and the exchange of young talents, as well as to science popularization. Actually the Director of the Preparatory Office of the Beijing Science Centre Dan He was particularly interested in all Città della Scienza activities asking Vincent Lipardi to become part of the Administrative Committee of the Beijing Science Centre which will be open by the end of 2017 in an area of over 45,000 sq.m.