The 1st meeting of Steering Committee on Partnership Development between The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) was held on 1 April 2014 in CUHK. The meeting was co-chaired by Prof. Fanny Cheung, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of CUHK and Prof. Zhang Yaping, Vice President of CAS.
CUHK members from joint projects including Synthetic Chemistry, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, Molecular Research of Common Diseases, Traditional Chinese Medicines, High Density Electronic Packaging Materials and Devices, Photovoltaic and Solar Energy, Precision Engineering, Multimedia Technology, and Biomaterials participated in the joint meeting, reporting the recent progresses of the projects and reviewing the possibilities to facilitate deep collaboration.
CAS is one of the close and important partners of CUHK. Since the establishment of partnership in 1986, CUHK and CAS have carried out a wide range of collaborative projects in academic exchange and research collaboration. CUHK established 2 State Key Laboratories in collaboration with CAS as well as other joint laboratories in different research areas. CUHK also organizes the annual CAS Academicians Visit Programme to strengthen the partnership with CAS in research and academic exchange. The Steering Committee on Partnership Development was set up by the two parties to forge effective and sustainable relationship.