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Dragon-Star Plus will provide the EC and the Member States with tools for setting a long term cooperation strategy with China in research and innovation. The proposed activities take into account the current on-going policy dialogue and the peculiarities of the research and innovation environment in China, and are based upon the outputs and the established mechanism of the previous DRAGON-STAR project.

   

   
Newly Published Calls
   
   

NSFC – FCT Joint Research Programme

   
   

According to a memorandum of cooperation between National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), both side will fund the cooperation programme of China Portugal Marine Technology. The key areas are Deep Sea and Oceans Systems; Estuarine, Littoral and Coastal Systems; Marine Biotechnology, Fishes and Aquaculture;Energy and Marine Technologies.

The deadline for application is February 23th, 2016

   
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NSFC – MRC Joint Research Programme
   
   

According to a memorandum of cooperation between National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the UK Medical Research Council (MRC), both sides will jointly fund research projects and support of the both countries to conduct substantive innovative research and cooperation. The key field is Antibacterial Resistance.

The deadline for application is March 1st, 2016

   
   

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China- EU S&T Cooperation Programme
   
   

The Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has published the first call for proposals under the EU-China Co-Funding Mechanism (CFM) for Research and Innovation, paving the way for deepened cooperation between European and Chinese research and innovation stakeholders. This first call launched on 16 December will enable China-based entities that are part of successful proposals under the Horizon 2020 2014/15 work programme and submitted proposals to the Horizon 2020 2016 work programme to apply for co-funding from MOST.

The deadline for application is March 31st, 2016

   
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NSFC – DFG Joint Research Programme
   
   

According to a memorandum of cooperation between National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and DFG, both sides will jointly fund research projects and support of the both countries to conduct substantive innovative research and cooperation. Therefore this call is targeted at proposals in the field of the development and optimisation of novel functional materials for catalysis, energy storage and energy technologies. These materials should permit environmentally benign reactions, which comprise effective chemical transformations, while using a minimum of resources and producing a minimum of pollutants. The call aims to attract joint proposals, which for instance focus on:

  • the synthesis of new materials,
  • the structural and physicochemical characterisation of new materials,
  • approaches toward novel applications in the above mentioned field,
  • or other innovative methods.


The deadline for application is March 31st, 2016

   
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Getting Involved
   
    Generally speaking, the applicant will be required to fill in a standard application form designated by the national agency managing the programme, and submit it with the required documents to the secretariat of the national agency or a host organization of the funding programme.    
   
NSFC – FCT Joint Research Programme
   
   

1. Applicants should prepare application form http://www.nsfc.gov.cn/Portals/0/fj/fj20151221_02.doc and send to NSFC and FCT.
2. Both sides need to have a good basis of cooperation.
3. For more information, please refer to http://www.nsfc.gov.cn/publish/portal0/tab87/info51378.htm.

Contact:

Chinese contact:
Xu Jin
E-mail: xujin@nsfc.gov.cn

Portugal contact:
Olga Dias
Email:olga.dias@fct.pt

   
         
   
NSFC – MRC Joint Research Programme
   
   

1. Applicants should be principal investigators of on-going or completed NSFC research projects with duration of no less than 3 years.
2. Both sides need to have a good basis of cooperation
3. More information, please refer to http://www.nsfc.gov.cn/publish/portal0/tab87/info51360.htm

Contact:
Chinese contact:
Qiu Chunhong
qiuch@nsfc.gov.cn

UK contact:
Alex Harris
international@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk

   
         
   

China- EU S&T Cooperation Programme

   
   

1. Sino-foreign cooperation should sign an agreement or letter of intent of cooperation documents. The participation in collaborative R & D from both sides should clarify the contributions and division of labor.
2. The cooperation agreement must include specific provisions intellectual property rights. Otherwise, the two Parties shall sign a special intellectual property agreements.
3. More information on Horizon 2020, please refer to http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/index.html

Contact:
MOST
dongkq@cstec.org.cn

   
         
   

NSFC – DFG Joint Research Programme

   
   

1. Applicants should be principal investigators of on-going or completed NSFC research projects with duration of no less than 3 years.
2. Both sides need to have a good basis of cooperation.
3. More information, please refer to http://www.nsfc.gov.cn/publish/portal0/tab87/info51415.htm

Contact:
NSFC:
Qiu Chunhong
qiuch@nsfc.gov.cn

DFG:
Dr. Markus Behnke
markus.behnke@dfg.de

   
         
    Forthcoming Events    
         
   

Beijing 4th International Conference on“Engineering & Technology, Computer , Basic & Applied Sciences”( ECBA- 2016 )
January 22 - 23, 2016, Beijing, China

   
   

The conference will cover vital issues in Engineering & Technology, Computer, Basic and Applied Sciences Research & Practice under multiple sub-themes. The aim of the conference is to support, encourage and provide a platform for networking, sharing, publishing and nurturing the potential growth of individual scholars across the globe.

   
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Shanghai 4th International Conference on “ Business, Economics, Social Science & Humanities- BESSH-2016”
February 1 - 2, 2016, Shanghai, China

   
   

BESSH-2016 Shanghai conference is a premier platform for the presentation of noval and creative research results in the fields of theoretical, and applied Arts, Social Science, Economics, Humanities, Literature, Business and Management. The conference will bring together leading researchers, social workers and scientists, students in the domain of scientific interest from around the world.

   
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2016 1st Journal Conference on Knowledge Engineering (JCKE 2016 1st)
February 22-23, 2016, Hong Kong, China

   
   

This conference aims to provide a forum for researchers, practitioners, and professionals from the industry, academia and government to discourse on research and development, professional practice in knowledge engineering.

   
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