On September 27, 2007, MOST, the Ministry of Education and the Chinese Academy of Sciences(CAS) jointly held a Kick-off Meeting for the National Technology Transfer Promotion Initiative.
Secretary ZHANG Xuguo of Torch High Technology Industry Development Center presided over the meeting. LIANG Gui, Director General of the Torch Center addressed the meeting on behalf of Vice Minister CAO Jianlin. Present were also Li Zhimin, DG of the Science and Technology Development Center of the Ministry of Education, Qi Qiang, Director of Burea of High-tech Industry Development of CAS. Representatives from the Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission, Tsinghua University and the Institute of Automation of CAS shared their experience in promoting technology transfer.
During the meeting, a workshop on technology transfer was held to introduce technology transfer theory and pracitce, governmental roles, foreign experience and IPR protection.