EURAXESS China participated in the Henan leg of the EU-China Stakeholders Tour of China last Wednesday 23 October 2019. The event this time was held in the city of Xinxiang, a new high tech city adjacent to the north of the province capital of Zhengzhou. The city government hosted the government and invited around 220 researchers from Henan province universities, research institutes and companies.
EURAXESS introduced the European Research Area and EURAXESS itself to the audience, as well as an overview of mobility opportunities for Chinese researchers, including European Research Area and the Marie Skodowska Curie Actions. In addition to EURAXESS representatives of the diplomatic missions of Italy, Lithuania, Poland, The Netherlands and Germany introduced their countries' research systems.
The EU Delegation introduced the Horizon 2020 framework programme which is open to Chinese researchers. The Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology introduced the Co-funding mechanism for Chinese institutes participating in Horizon 2020 project to conduct part of the research in China.