Month: April 2013

In 2013, the 292 national key laboratories will be supported with 2,75 billion RMB special funds

As published by the Treasury on April 26, the 292 national key laboratories will receive an additional 2.748 billion RMB in 2013 (~200 million €), 2.072 billion yuan for special research topics, and 676 million RMB for instruments and equipment.National key laboratories are high-level basic and applied research laboratories, often set up jointly by universities and CAS research centers. They are considered cornerstones for innovation and training of talents. Science and Technology Daily, April 28, 2013

Wuxi Office of Intellectual Property tries out whistleblower system against patent violations and copy cats

Whistleblowers can forward complaints against IP violations and copies of utility models by email, on a special website or by phone. If the informant provides just clues, but does not participate in verification, he or she receives a 50 RMB reward if the complaint is verified. If he or she participates also in verification, reward is 100 RMB if the complaint is consistant with facts. Science and Technology Daily, April 28, 2013

Hefei Hi-tech zone establishes fibroblast R&D center for cosmetic applications

The concept is to take tissues from patients, expand the fibroblasts and reinject them for cosmetic applications. With R&D support from Anhui Medical University and CAS, the center will establish facilities for 10.000 autologous fibroblast regenerations per year, with a future capacity of 30.000 cases a year, to be the largest center in Asia for this method. China Industrial Biotechnology Network, April 25, 2013

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