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NSFC President Meets with the Delegation of University Chancellors from Germany

On March 18, 2014, NSFC President Yang Wei met with the delegation of university chancellors from Germany. President Yang Wei briefed the guests about China’s higher education, scientific research system and related policies, introduced NSFC’s positioning at the national innovation system and its role in supporting the development of basic science. President Yang also answered questions and gave response to the concerns from the guests.

Members of the delegation were university chancellors with a few rectors or presidents, representing 19 German research universities. The delegation was accompanied by Mr. Ulrich Grothus, Vice Secretary General of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Prof. Liu Congqiang, NSFC Vice President, Prof. Meng Xianping from the Bureau of Planning, Prof. Feng Feng, Prof. Lu Rongkai and Mrs. Fan Yingjie from the Bureau of International Cooperation, Mr. Zheng Zhongwen from the Bureau of Finance, Prof. Zheng Yonghe from the Bureau of Policy and Prof. Chen Yue from the Office of Inspection, Supervision and Auditing also attended the meeting.

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