China-ASEAN forum on scientific innovation unravels in Nanning

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Updated: 2021-09-10

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The 9th Forum on China-ASEAN Technology Transfer and Collaborative Innovation commences in Nanning on Sept 9. [Photo/chinadaily.com.cn]

The 9th Forum on China-ASEAN Technology Transfer and Collaborative Innovation commenced in Nanning, capital of Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, on Sept 9.

The forum was held by the Ministry of Science and Technology and the People's Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and was undertaken by the Science and Technology Department of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and the China-ASEAN Technology Transfer Center.

Themed around sustainable development, the event also included an opening ceremony, a young scientist's forum, and an advanced technology exhibition as well as a themed matchmaking conference for advanced technologies between China and ASEAN.

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The launching ceremony for the China-ASEAN Technology Trading Platform. [Photo/chinadaily.com.cn]

Officials from the science and technology departments of six ASEAN countries delivered keynote speeches online while academicians and experts including Shi Yigong and Zhou Chenghu, both academicians from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, also spoke about scientific innovation and cooperation during the event. 

The China-ASEAN Technology Trading Platform and the Innovation Space for China-ASEAN Science and Technology Talents were put into operation during the meeting.

The platform is set to realize the precision matchmaking in scientific information between China and ASEAN among different areas and different institutes, bringing the scientific cooperation relationship between the two sides closer.