On 10-11 August, the Bio-medical Expert Panel of the 863 Programme held the 4th working meeting in Zhejiang. The 15 members of the panel were present at the meeting.
At the meeting 10 experts made presentations on strategic research and technical prediction, covering multi-aspects like innovation and commercialization of bio-medicine, whole genome association analysis, stem cell science, vaccine industry, etc. In light of the presentations, the meeting held discussions on building project database and reserves. Based on this, a preliminary study was made of the strategic layout of the bio-technology in the 863 Programme during 2011-2015.