Innovation in science, technology and industry

High Level International Business Symposium: "China and R&D Globalisation: Integration and Mutual Benefits": Programme and presentations

 

High Level International Business Symposium "China and R&D Globalisation:
Integration and Mutual Benefits"

 

Beijing, 28 August 2007

With support from Ministry of Science and Technology, China

Welcome Address and Opening Remarks
Chaired by: Lan XUE, Professor, Director, China Institute for S&T Policy at Tsinghua University

  • Jing Yan HU, Director-General, Department of Trade in Services, Ministry of Commerce, China
  • Pier Carlo PADOAN, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD

 

Keynote speech: Mega Trends of Globalisation of R&D

  • James WILSDON, Head of Science and Innovation, Co-director of The Project of Atlas of Ideas, DEMOS, UK
  • Kevin WALSH, Senior Vice-President, Global Research, Oracle Corporation

 

Session I: Framework conditions for innovation: The business perspective
Chaired by Gernot HUTSCHENREITER, Deputy Head, Country Review Unit, Science and Technology Policy Division, Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry, OECD

  • Jörg WUTTKE, General Manager BASF, China; President, European Chamber of Commerce in China
  • Frans GREIDANUS, Senior Vice President Philips Research, CTO Philips Asia
  • Xiaolin ZHANG, Vice President, and Head of Innovation Center China, AstraZeneca Global R&D
  • Hong Yu FENG, Director, R&D Center, Hisense Group

 

Session II: Exploring the potentials of university research and public research institutions in globalisation of R&D: The business perspective

Chaired by Jianing CAI, Director, Department of International Co-operation, MOST

  • Monika KIRCHER-KOHL, CEO, Infineon Technologies AG, Austria
  • Ya CAI, Chief Director, Unilever Research Center, Shanghai, China
  • Yong TENG, Chief Engineer, China Netcom Group Corporation
  • Yi Ming ZHU, CEO & President, Giga Device Semiconductor Inc.

 

Panel Discussion I: China’s role in the future globalisation of R&D

Moderator: Richard McGREGOR, Beijing Bureau Chief of the Financial Times
Panelists:

  • Torbjorn FREDRIKSSON, Economic Affairs Officer, Policy Issues Section, IAB, UNCTAD
  • Richard JOHNSON, Vice Chairman, BIAC Science and Technology Policy Committee
  • Qiyuan MA, Partner of Time Innovation Ventures Inc., USA
  • Yonghong MEI, Director-General, Department of Policy, Regulation and Reform, MOST
  • Yong RUI, Director of Strategy, Microsoft China R&D Group
  • Taichen WANG, Director of Technology Centre, China Metallurgical Group Corporation

 

Panel Discussion II: Striving for mutual benefits of globalising R&D in  China: Addressing the special challenges

Moderator: John C. CHIANG, Visiting Professor, School of Software & Microelectronics, Peking University; Ex-President of Motorola (China) Technologies Limited
Panelists: 

  • Eric VAN KOOIJ, S&T Counselor, Embassy of the Netherlands, Beijing
  • Xinnan LI, Deputy Director-General, Department of Policy, Regulation and Reform, MOST
  • Denis SIMON, Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Levin Graduate Institute of International Relations and Commerce, USA 
  • Yoshihisa TABATA, Chief Representative for Technology, Japan New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation, (NEDO) Representative Office in Beijing
  • Zhile WANG, Director, Research Center of Transnational Companies, Research Institute of MOFCOM
  • Gang ZHANG, Principal Administrator, Science and Technology Policy Division, Directorate for Science, Technology, and Industry, OECD

 

Closing remarks

  • Zhijian HU, Deputy Director-general, Department of Policy, Regulation and Reform, MOST
  • Nobuo TANAKA, Director for Science, Technology and Industry, OECD