TMD Centre Director Speaks at 1st Global EURAXESS Links Conference

19 November, 2012

Dr Xiaolan Fu, Director of the TMD Centre, spoke at the plenary sessions of the 1st Global EURAXESS Links Conference entitled "Linking Researchers Worldwide" in Beijing.

EURAXESS Links is a networking tool for European researchers working outside Europe and non-European ones wishing to pursue a research career in Europe.

In her presentation, Dr Fu discussed China's role in European innovation collaboration, the role of EURAXESS for employers and valorising mobility within a researcher's career. Together with two other speakers, she also met Mr Markus Ederer, Ambassador of the EU to China, and discussed her experience of being an international researcher and made suggestions on strengthening EU-China research exchange.

Mr. Ederer gave the welcome speech at the opening of the conference. The Director General for Research and Innovation at the European Commission addressed the closing session

EURAXESS is a joint initiative of the European Commission and the countries participating in the European Union's Framework Programme for Research. It is managed by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Research and Innovation and the European Research Area.