Collaboration with China: the new frontier of innovation?
Alan Anderson, Director - International Programmes, Shanghai Automotive Technical Centre, UK
Matt Durnin, Head of Research and Consultancy East Asia, British Council, China
Professor Simon Gaskell, President and Principal, Queen Mary University, London
Susan Milner, Director of Education, British Council, China
Professor Song Yonghua, Executive Vice-President, Zhejiang University, China
This session explored China's aims to become an innovation led- nation by 2020. The panel discussed expansion in higher education as a way of promoting innovation. Forging partnerships with foreign universities was one of the many approaches discussed at the session.