On March 30, AMSD Center received the visit lead by Ma Leju of the China Science and Technology Exchange Center of the Ministry of Science and Technology, at the Third Institute of Oceanography of the State Oceanic Administration of China.
Deputy Director Liu Zhenghua reviewed the operation and the management of the APEC Marine Sustainable Development Center in the aspects of the origin of the Center and its participation in the APEC Ocean and Fisheries Working Group (OFWG) over the years, and also of its operating expenses, project funding, project implementation etc.
Ma introduced the current work of PPSTI under the APEC framework, with an emphasis on the APEC technology transfer center. It is hoped that the links and cooperation between the two working groups of OFWG and PPSTI will be strengthened in the future.
Director Hu Wen introduced the background of Tsinghua Strait Research Institute, she said the Institute will give full play to the use of cross-strait Tsinghua, Taiwan and Xiamen talents, technological superiority, connecting and integrating cross-strait industry, finance, science and technology, education and cultural resources, in information technology, new energy and new materials, bio-medicine, ecological environment, finance and other disciplines, setting up key laboratories, joint research centers, virtual research centers, post-doctoral stations, technology transfer centers, innovation and business incubator bases etc.. She hoped to strengthen exchanges and cooperation with AMSDC in capacity building (project training) and other aspects.
The meeting decided that the two sides in the framework of the APEC to strengthen ties, increase interaction, mutual support, maintain close communication and collaboration, and actively share and promote the progress of the work.