18 June 17.30

Welcome to the first event in our two-part China-UK Science Innovation Series! In 2016 alone, China invested USD236 billion in Research and Development, making it the second largest investor in innovation globally.

Given this, as well as China’s rapid economic growth, Science Innovation Union (SIU) and the Oxford Chinese Life Sciences Society (OCLSS) have decided to team up to hold an outstanding two-session event on this exciting area of development.Attendees will hear from a distinguished group of high profile speakers coming from the government, academic and private sectors. Our audience will have the chance to learn about how China and the UK have been working together to boost innovation and funding opportunities, as well as to get an update on some of the latest cutting-edge research.

  • Sunan Jiang (Minister Counsellor for Science and Technology, the Chinese Embassy in the UK)
  • Dr Wenming Ji (Managing Director at Oxford Cardiomox Ltd.; Former Senior Consultant at Isis Innovation Ltd; Former Project Manager at Innovation China UK)
  • Dr Shisong Jiang (CTO of Oxford Vacmedix)

17:30-17:40 Registration
17:40-18:00 Speaker 1
18:05-18:25 Speaker 2
18:30-18:50 Speaker 3
18:50-19:10 Q&A
19:10-20:00 Networking

As always, this event is free and open to the public!
The second part of this series is entitled: "Building bridges between UK and China: From investment to ongoing global research advances" and will take place on the evening of June 26th.
Please keep an eye out for further details in the coming weeks!



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