DENMARK (27/07/2015)

COLLABORATE WITH DENMARK!

Presentation given during the 2015 Research and Innovation Tour pdf - 500 KB [500 KB]

DENMARK – CHINA RESEARCH & INNOVATION COOPERATION

"Research, Innovation and Science: Cooperation between EU Member States, Associated Countries, the European Union and China: A Testimony of Excellence" pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]

Priority fields of cooperation

Biotechnology and -medicine, agricultural and food technology, clean and renewable energy, nanoscience and -technology, health and traditional Chinese medicine application and information and communication technology

Main initiatives and programmes

  • Innovation Centre in Shanghai
  • Sino-Danish university centre
  • Collaboration between the Danish Council for Strategic Research and MOST
  • Collaboration between the Danish Energy Technology Development Programme (EUDP) and MoST
  • Joint Sino-Danish programme on Renewable energy and China National Renewable Energy Centre (CNREC) in Beijing
  • Collaboration between the Danish National Research Foundation and the National Natural Science Foundation of China
  • Open call for new network activities between Denmark and China

Information on bilateral agreements

  • Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education (SIHE) and the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China (MOST) on scientific and technological cooperation in 2007
  • Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Innovation and Technology Commission, Hong Kong in 2009
  •  4 bilateral MoUs were signed by the Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Building and 4 Chinese counterparts in 2012

DENMARK FUNDING PROGRAMMES

EURAXESS "Funding Guide for Researchers Mobility and Collaboration between Europe and China" 2015

  • International Network Programme – support to networking and matchmaking initiatives
  • Innovation Fund Denmark – grants focussing on societal challenges
  • The Industrial PhD & Postdoc – grants for academic-industrial research, all fields
  • The Sapere Aude Programme – talent programme for elite
  • Centres of Excellence – large flexible grants for top researchers
  • Niels Bohr Professor Programme – for strong, international, senior-level researchers 

MORE INFORMATION AND USEFUL LINKS

Scientific Country Profile Denmark

Danish Innovation Centre Shanghai

Ministry of Higher Education and Science

Innovation Fund Denmark

The Danish Council for Independent Research