OSTA visited Nanjing

Support cooperation between Chinese and Austrian Universities

18 March 2019 – On the occasion of the visit of Prof. Clemens Heitzinger (TU Wien) to Shanghai, Zhengzhou and Nanjing, Mr. Philipp Agathonos, the director of the Science and Technology Section of the Austrian Embassy Beijing (OSTA) held in-depth meetings with the officials from the No. 14 Research Institute of China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC), from the Gulou district government of Nanjing. Representatives from the Nanjing University, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications as well as Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology also participated at the meetings.

At the meeting, the officials from the Gulou district government introduced the Nanjing Innovation Week, which will take place from June 26 – 30 in Nanjing. To promote this event and invite international participants from Austria, a Chinese delegation led by the District Mayor Mr. WU Wei announced a visit to Austria in April.  Mr. Agathonos assured that OSTA will provide the necessary support.

Furthermore, Mr. Agathonos briefed about the planned Austrian delegation trip in the field of ICT in November this year. The representatives from the local universities in Nanjing expressed great interest to host a one-day workshop with the Austrian delegation. The workshop will provide an excellent opportunity for intensifying the science exchange and cooperation between Nanjing and Austria.