As agreed in the 9th meeting of China-EU S&T Cooperation Steering Committee in March of 2011, MOST, EU embassy and Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of EC (RIEC) held S&T evaluation seminar in Beijing on June 9th.
In the seminar, the Department of Development Planning of MOST talked about China's S&T evaluation development, the progresses and problems during the period of 11th five-year plan, as well as the main direction and ideas in the 12th five-year period.
RIEC spoke highly of the S&T evaluation in China, and briefed the Chinese side on the Seventh Framework Programme of EC Innovation Union.
The two sides exchanged opinions on a series of issues, such as comprehensive evaluation. With a strong basis for cooperation in S&T evaluation, both called for further exchange and collaboration.