China Science and Technology Exchange Center (CSTEC)
Founded in 1982 upon the approval of the State Council, CSTEC is a legally independent organization affiliated to the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China. With expertise in international S&T exchanges, its mandate is to promote interactions between the research and industrial communities in China and their foreign counterparts so as to serve the socio-economic development and enhance the friendly relations between China and countries across the globe.
CSTEC focuses on the following areas: the building and operation of an innovative resources exchange platform, procedure management of the Program on Major International S&T Cooperation Projects (PISTC), introduction of foreign expertise, organizing conferences, exhibitions and training programs, and administration of S&T cooperation and personnel exchange with Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. Over the past 24 years, CSTEC has evolved into a professional institution in the field of non-governmental S&T interaction with command of various foreign languages, including English, Japanese, French, Russian, Korean, etc. CSTEC has successively established cooperative ties with over 130 organizations and renowned enterprises in more than 30 countries and regions. Thus it has set up a network for collaboration with counterparts from America, Oceania, Europe, Africa, Asia, and in particular the European Union, Japan, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. It continues to play a significant role in facilitating international S&T cooperation and exchanges, the reform and opening-up of China, as well as the construction of the socialist economy.See more