CAS-RIKEN Young Scientists Seminar Kicks off in Shenzhen

Date:06-11-2019   |   【Print】 【close

SHENZHEN – Li Yin, Director of Bureau of International Cooperation, Chinese Academy of Sciences addressed the welcome ceremony on Monday at Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology to welcome distinguished guests from RIKEN, also known as Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, who were here to attend the third CAS-RIKEN Young Scientists Seminar.   

"The science and technology cooperation between China and Japan has not only witnessed tremendous achievements, but also played a positive role in the cultivation of young people and the improvement of academic level” said Li. 

The seminar was divided into academic presentation and panel discussion. Eighteen experts from two countries exchanged in-depth views on how to jointly promote international cooperation on information technology and biotechnology including AI, Big Data, Smart Health, and Internet of Things. 

Experts giving their talks(Image by SIAT)

"RIKEN, like the Chinese Academy of Sciences in China, is committed to promoting basic scientific research and technological development,” said Dr. Motoko Kotani, the Executive Director of RIKEN, “I sincerely hope we can maintain such friendly cooperative relationship and expand the areas of cooperation in the future. 

It is decided that the seminar will be turned into a regular dialogue mechanism between the two institutions to promote exchanges and cooperation between young scientists from both countries. Efforts will be also made to establish bilateral funding programs to support the cooperation.   

The trip didn’t come to an end until the next day. Participants paid a visit to Chinese Spallation Neutron Source and Shenzhen Cloud Computing Centre.  

Group photo(Image by SIAT)