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Thirty years ago China created its first State Key Laboratory (SKL). This news item is a short introduction into this government innovation policy instrument. SKLs are not to be confused with National Laboratories or National Engineering Research Centers, both of which will be discussed in separate news items. SKLs have Read more…

China steadily increases its staff at ITER

To safeguard its interests in the participation in the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) project, the Chinese Ministry of Science & Technology (MOST) has recommended sending more visiting scholars and postdoctoral researchers. As of March 31 there are 33 Chinese employees, which is about 6.3% of the total amount of personal at ITER. China is widely represented Read more…