Director of the IPM S&T Management Department Prof. CHEN Rui met with a group of visiting Korean experts from the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) and the Korea-China Science & Technology Cooperation Center (KOSTEC) at IPM on Nov.4 in Beijing.
Prof. Chen briefed the visitors on main research directions of IPM and its research achievements during the 12th Five-Year Plan period. Director of the KIST Technology Policy Research Institute Shin Gyeongho made an introduction of KIST and his institute. The two sides held discussions on issues of common interest, including the integration of basic science, future technology and big science, public policy concerning the environment and water treatment, Chinese market-oriented S&T cooperation, China-Korea S&T findings and socioeconomic value linkage schemes. They agreed to further cooperation and exchange in such fields as innovation policy, technology foresight, S&T assessment, green development, urban governance and high-tech industrialization.