On Oct, 12th, 2015, NSFC President Yang Wei met with a delegation from the German Research Foundation (DFG) led by its President Peter Strohschneider.
President Yang Wei warmly welcomed the delegation and introduced the latest progress of China’s science and technology system reform and the latest developments of NSFC. DFG President Strohschneider introduced DFG’s latest developments. Both sides highly praised the collaboration achievements in the past years and held discussions on the on-going Sino-German Joint Research Program, Sino-German Interdisciplinary Joint Program and the Cooperative Networking Program, etc.
Members of the DFG delegation included Vice President Frank Allgöwer, Head of Department of Central Administration Harald von Kalm, Head of Department of Scientific Affairs Annette Schmidtmann, Head of Division Research Careers Armin Krawisch, Deputy Head of International Affairs and German Director of the Sino-German Center Ingrid Krüßmann, etc.
NSFC Vice President Liu Congqiang, Lu Rongkai, Fan Yingjie, Xu Jin, Qiu Chunhong from the Bureau of International Cooperation, Wang Qidong from the Bureau of Planning and Chen Lesheng from the Sino-German Center also attended the meeting.