The 9th Session of the China-Russia High-Tech & Innovation Working Group Meeting was held in Moscow, Russia recently. The meeting was co-chaired by the Department of International Cooperation under the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology and the Department of Science and Technology under the Russian Ministry of Education and Science.
During the meeting, the two sides exchanged views and reached broad consensus on an array of issues such as joint calls for proposals, further project cooperation, founding of a bilateral technology trade center, cooperation between the Russian science foundations and Chinese partners, cosponsorship of activities, and inter-regional cooperation in science, technology and innovation. The two sides also finalized concrete procedures and timetable of the joint call for proposals in 2016.
After the meeting, the two sides signed the meeting minutes. It was agreed that the 10th session is to be held in China in 2017.