Deepening research cooperation in Shenyang
Photo: Austrian delegation and Chinese researchers in front of IMR CAS at temperatures of -20 degrees
On 20 January 2016, meetings between 22 Austrian experts on advanced materials and top-level Chinese researchers took place at the Institute of Metal Research of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMR CAS) in Shenyang. The delegation was warmly welcomed by Prof YANG Rui, Director of IMR CAS, and Prof ZHANG Jian, Deputy Director of IMR CAS, who also gave an overview of the institute. After a lab visit, the Austrian representatives came together with their Chinese counterparts in Science-2-Science talks. A joint call of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency and the Chinese Academy of Sciences on the topic of advanced materials will be launched after the delegation visit.
IMR CAS was founded in 1953 and has signed over 80 agreements and MoUs during the last 15 years in order to foster cooperation with international research institutes and organization. Director YANG Rui provided a testimonial for his successful cooperation with Europe during the Research and Innovation Tour in Shenyang in September 2015.