After two days of extensive and fruitful discussion, the Sino-European Conference on TCM concluded on June 28. The delegates have reached a series of agreements in terms of accelerating the internationalization of TCM, defining major areas for S&T cooperation, etc. They agreed unanimously that the combination of TCM with modern life science, biotech and western medicine will carve new ways for man to fight against major diseases. Experts in medicine and industry of both sides should join hands to promote the innovation in TCM. SHANG Yong, Chinese Vice Minister of Science and Technology and Serafino Zucchelli, Italian Vice Minister of Health addressed the closing ceremony.