Austrian Delegation on Advanced Materials arrives in Beijing

Aiming at new Sino-Austrian research and business cooperation

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Photo: 22 specialists represent a wide range of Austrian expertise

On 17 January 2016, 22 representatives from renowned Austrian research institutes and companies in the field of advanced materials started their delegation visit to China. During the next week they will visit Tsinghua University and top level research institutes of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, Shenyang and Shanghai. After the visit, a joint call on the topic of advanced materials will be launched by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency and the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

During the welcome session, Acting Director of OSTA, Mr Helmut Spitzl, gave an overview of the research landscape in China. Mr Rafael Jimenez, Business Advisor at the EU SME Centre Beijing, shared his experience in developing business relations with China. The delegation visit led by BMVIT is organized by OSTA in cooperation with Advantage Austria.