On February 10, Vice Minister CAO Jianlin met with Mikael Lindström, Ambassador of Sweden to China.
Ambassador Lindström said that the Swedish government attached great importance to the cooperation with China and planned to hold Sweden-China Innovation Week in May in China as one of a series of events to commemorate the 60th anniversary of diplomacy. The Innovation Forum and Round-table Conference will touch upon R&D and industrialization. He hoped MOST could help sponsor the Innovation Week.
VM CAO highly appreciated the friendly gesture of the Swedish government. After briefing on the innovation strategy of China, he said MOST was ready to co-sponsor the Innovation Week with the Swedish counterpart, and encourage Chinese universities, research institutes and enterprises, especially local governments and high-tech zones, to participate in the event.