Promote global health and development

Updated: October 20, 2015  Views: 28

WASHINGTON reporter Chen Yi reports: by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Ministry of Science and co-hosted the eleventh annual innovation challenge will be held in Beijing from October 19 to 21 this year is the big challenge in. for the first time held in China, the annual meeting of 'innovation-driven development, win-win challenge' as the theme, attracted more than 800 researchers from around the world, government officials and representatives of international organizations, participants focus on global health and development in many areas hot topic in-depth exchanges and discussions.

Dr. Susan Desmond Herman, CEO of the Foundation, said in an interview with reporters, the last 10 years, the big challenge successfully brought together and guide the creative force, committed to addressing global health and development areas facing severe challenge. Up to now, the big challenge has funded over 2000 innovative projects in more than 80 countries, funding totaling more than one billion US dollars, of which Chinese scientists and research teams apply the 23 projects received funding big challenge. 'After years of development, has become a global challenge to promote public and private sector cooperation in a wide and efficient platform. We expect that the model can provide a useful reference for our Chinese partners, the implementation of national innovation strategy in China, to deepen the process of reform in science and technology management, stimulate more Chinese innovations, tangible change for the life of China and the majority of people in developing countries. '

According to reports, this will be the big challenge in particular the addition of 'Chinese scientific and technological innovation' special focus and innovation showcase China's rising strength and the latest research breakthroughs. Get Top News, Latest News and Current News from Latest Current News: U.S., China, World, Entertainment, Health, Finance, Business, echnology, Travel, Politics, Sports.