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China-UK International Forum on Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Policy

Sino-British Cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation: Next Forty Years, July 7-July 12, 2019, UK-London (Report on July 7; 8-9 conference; 10-12 Cambridge and Oxford Academic Exchange) Conference Website: www.innochinauk.com Jointly Organize China Science and Technology


UK-China Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation: The Next Forty Years
 

July 7, 2019Day -12 July
United Kingdom-London
(Report on the 7th; 8-9 meeting; 10-12 Cambridge and Oxford Academic Exchange)
Conference website: www.innochinauk.com

Joint organizers

Chinese Society for Science and Technology Policy (CASSSSP)
University of London-Queen Mary College Business School, Centre for Global Economics and Innovation
 


Support Unit
UK-China Doctoral Association (CBDA)
School of Public Policy and Management, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Institute of Science and Technology Strategy Consulting, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Research Center for Innovation and Development, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Innovation and Development Policy编辑部
 


   

2018 marks the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening up, and also marks the 40th year of UK-China scientific and technological cooperation. Forty years ago, in 1978, the first bilateral cooperation agreement between Britain and China was signed, which opened the first bilateral scientific and technological innovation cooperation between New China and overseas. Since 1998, the UK-China Joint Commission meetings have become a regular bilateral cooperation meeting. In 2014, the UK government further published the UK-China Cooperation Framework. This framework led to the establishment of the UK-China Research and Innovation Partnership Fund, which has led to increased staff exchanges, joint research, academic visits and training between the UK and China. In 2017, the cooperation between the two countries continued to deepen, and the China-UK Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation Joint Strategy was officially launched to support scholars, researchers and enterprises to achieve the multi-stage goal from basic research to commercial transformation of innovative achievements. This new bilateral cooperation strategy will create many opportunities for both countries to promote economic growth in both countries, and help both countries cope with global challenges such as climate change, population growth and aging, environmental pollution, major diseases, and depletion of natural resources. However, there is still a lack of comprehensive policy research on how to establish an international cooperation mechanism that can effectively promote technology and innovation between the two countries. As the UK-China cooperation opens a new chapter, it is very important to review how the cooperation of the past four decades has had a lasting impact on the economic development and technological progress of the two countries. In addition, in order to ensure the continued success of the next 40 years of cooperation between the UK and China, it is imperative to explore key areas of policy support in the cooperation between the two countries. This forum therefore has two core themes. First of all, this forum aims to review China's technological and innovative development at the regional, industrial and corporate levels in the past four decades, as well as its cooperation with the world, especially with the United Kingdom. Secondly, this forum will explore in more detail the policy mechanism of UK-China cooperation to support the strategic areas of focus of the two countries, and further improve the cooperation between the two countries in basic research, innovation, and third-party countries or international organizations. Global partnership. Therefore, this forum welcomes participants to discuss and write papers on the wide-ranging issues in the development of China-UK science, technology and innovation cooperation to help us explore the policy cooperation needed to promote the UK-China joint strategy, and for the next step. Develop an agenda for research and policy analysis.

 
Forum topics include, but are not limited:
 
• Opportunities and challenges for China-UK cooperation in science, technology and innovation
Cross-border technology and innovation policy cooperation, and financing mechanisms for UK-China joint innovation
• Multinational innovation platforms such as joint laboratories, research centers, international industrial parks, virtual platforms and accelerators
• Industries prioritized by the Chinese and British governments, including life sciences, food safety, renewable energy, and environmental and agricultural technologies
• Mutual access to research infrastructure and open data between the two countries
• Promote international academic and industrial cooperation in basic research in medicine, physics, mathematics and other fields
• International cooperation in the protection and application of intellectual property rights
• Foreign Direct Investment, Multinational Enterprises and Technology Spillovers
• OFDI and internationalization of innovation strategies
• National and regional innovation systems, industrial policies and their impact on firms' innovation strategies and performance
• Industrial clusters and science and technology parks, and location strategies to promote business innovation
• The economic conditions and business environment that promote innovation and how they relate to innovation practices at the firm level
• Innovative activities and spin-off enterprises in Chinese universities and public institutions
The impact of state-owned and private property rights structures and their governance structures on innovation.
• The relationship between large conglomerates, or the domestic business environment, and innovation strategies
• Business model innovation of Chinese and British enterprises
• Innovation in entrepreneurship, business processes and incubators
• Open Innovation and Technology Network
• Entrepreneurship, social innovation and start-ups
• Knowledge management, talent management and human resources related topics

Conference submission format

 
·Academic manuscript:The format is prepared according to the following guidelines for academic journals.
·Policy Industry Manuscripts:Format is prepared according to Harvard Business Review.

 
Shortlisted academic papers will be invited to submit to the special issue of the conference journal, suchTechnological Forecasting and Social Change,Economic Modelling andInnovation and Development Policy. These papers will be supported by conference organizers to speed up the review process, but will still follow the review rules in the journal review guidelines. We will publish the details of the submission in due course.
 
Mode of Communication (English)
Oral report (PPT preparation required) and results posting (summary of 300-500 words required, indicating author and unit)
 
Important time node
 
See the conference website for submissionwww.innochinauk.com
January 20, 2019: Start submitting 300-500 words of abstract and full text, indicating whether it is an oral report or a post of results.
February 28, 2019: Digest submission deadline
March 31, 2019: Deadline for submission of full-text papers (full-text submission is not mandatory for the meeting, but full-text submission is required for those to be recommended for publication)
April 1, 2019: Deadline for receiving notification of the meeting and issuing invitation letters simultaneously
June 20-July 1, 2019: PPT submission time for speech
July 7-12, 2019: Date of the conference (report on July 7; 8-9 conference; 10-12 Cambridge and Oxford Academic Exchange)
 
Note:
Meeting dynamics, including registration fee submission, accommodation and transportation, travel arrangements, meeting manuals, etc., please pay attention to the website notice and email notice. Then a WeChat group will be established. After you submit your summary, you will be invited to join the group. You can also consult related matters through WeChat group.
 
For meeting arrangements and submissions, please contact:
 

China: Chen Kaihua, Deputy Secretary-General, China Society for Science and Technology Policy (for consultation on meeting arrangements, Chinese scholars please contact the Secretariat of the Society, casssp@casipm.ac.cn)
 
英国: Professor Lutao Ning,L.ning@qmul.ac.uk(Please contact his research assistantt.hu@qmul.ac.ukIn the first instance), Queen Mary, University of London (Queen Mary, University of London) Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS (please contact the UK for meeting arrangements, submissions, invitations to meetings, accommodation and transportation, etc.)
 

 
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