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NSFC VP Attends the 14th China-US JCM on S&T Cooperation

The 14th China-US Joint Commission Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation was held in Beijing on May 1, 2012. President Hu Jintao sent congratulation letter to the opening of the JCM and State Councilor Liu Yandong attended the meeting. The Chinese Science and Technology Minister Wan Gang and the Director of White House of Science and Technology Policy of the United States(OSTP), JonhHoldren, co-chaired the meeting. NSFC vice president Professor ShenWenqingattended the JCM and delivered a speech on NSFC’s recent development on its collaboration on science and technologywith US partners.

The two sides reviewed the new developments since the 13th JCM in areas of agriculture, energy, nuclear safety, basic research and education, measurement science and technology, biodiversity and computational toxicology, and exchanged ideas on topics of data sharing, merit review, S&T innovation capacity building.

Over 100 participants from China and US attended the meeting. Delegates from China include representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Agriculture, State Forestry Administration, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China Earthquake Administration, China Meteorological Administration, State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping, China National Nuclear Safety Administration, National Institute of Metrology of China, China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, etc. Delegates from the United States include representatives from the OSTP, the State Department, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Energy, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the National Science Foundation, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Department of Health and Human Services.

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