The first ENRICH in China Annual Funding Forum was very well received on 2nd October 2019 in Brussels at EBN premises.
It attracted more than fifty participants from all over Europe and China providing a cordial introduction from Javier Echarri, CEO of EBN, and Sara Medina, coordinator of ENRICH in China and member of the SPI board.
Stimulating presentations followed by Michele Genovese, consultant and advisory board member of ENRICH in China, about the necessity to cooperate with existing Chinese networks looking for partners in Europe and Wenhuan Xia from the Beijing Belt and Road International Co-Incubation. He emphasised on the remarkable opportunities the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) brings as well as the prospects and challenges Europe is facing.
Two parallel sessions addressed businesses as well as academia with the latter having been introduced by two European research organisations, focusing on fruitful best-practice examples of joint funding programmes and joint calls with China on bilateral and multilateral level. Several further experiences gained in academic collaboration with China had been shared in the afternoon with the following recommendations:
In the session on Sino-European business collaboration, highly knowledgeable experts who have decades of experience working with/in China gave very valuable inputs on different important aspects:
You would also like to benefit from the excellent knowledge exchange and networking?
Then come to our next year’s ENRICH in China Annual Funding Forum on October 6th-7th, 2020 in Budapest.
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Posted by Johnny Pan on 04-Oct-2019 00:00