Published: 2017-09-01 09:52 | Updated: 2020-07-07 13:40

Research and innovation the topic for KI visit by China’s Minister of Science and Technology

KI visit by China’s Minister of Science and Technology, Mr. Wan Gang and his delegation. Photo: Stefan Zimmerman

China’s Minister of Science and Technology, Mr. Wan Gang and his delegation visited Karolinska Institutet on Thursday 31 August 2017 for a presentation of Chinese Research and Innovation, and a discussion on how to promote international collaboration.

After the presentation followed a discussion with researchers from KI, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Lund University and Uppsala University, and representatives from the Swedish Education department and the Swedish Embassy in Beijing.

The discussion was led by The Deputy Vice-Chancellor for International Affairs of Karolinska Institutet Maria Masucci. It addressed important issues of Sino-Swedish collaboration including the reform of China’s health care systems and the need to promote synergy between research and innovation to improve quality of life and health care standards.

The meeting was concluded with a lunch hosted by KI´s Vice-Chancellor Ole Petter Ottersen.