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News article12 May 2022Directorate-General for Research and Innovation

EU and China to hold the 15th Joint Steering Committee Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation

On 17 May 2022, the EU will virtually host the 15th EU-China joint steering committee meeting on science and technology cooperation. The meeting will touch upon the ongoing discussions and next steps with regards to the EU-China joint roadmap for the future of science, technology, and innovation cooperation.

The roadmap exercise aims at rebalancing cooperation and at bringing forth the advancement of a fair innovation ecosystem, defined by reciprocity and a level-playing field while respecting fundamental values and high ethical and science integrity standards.

This is in line with the outcomes of the 23rd EU-China Summit, the EU-China A Strategic Outlook Communication of 2019, and the 2021 Global Approach to Research and Innovation Communication.

The Joint Steering Committee Meetings on Science and Technology cooperation are aimed at overseeing the implementation of the EU-China science and technology cooperation agreement originally signed in 1998.

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Publication date
12 May 2022
Directorate-General for Research and Innovation