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VP Shen Yan Meets with the Delegation from Gates Foundation


Vice President Shen Yan of NSFC met with the delegation headed by Dr. Yinuo Li, China Director of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundationon May 29, 2015.

Vice President Shen welcomed the delegation and presented an overview of the National Natural Science Foundation of China. Dr. Yinuo Li also briefed on the development history of the Gates Foundation, with an emphasis on its recent efforts in funding programs in S&T innovation and health sciences. In-depth views were exchanged between both sides on such topics as promoting bilateral cooperation in health and agricultural sciences, and preliminary agreement was reached on relevant cooperative plans.

Participants in the meeting from NSFC also included Xu Yanying from the Department of Health sciences and Feng Feng, Zhang Yongtao as well as Wei Qin from the Bureau of International Cooperation.

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