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China – Challenges and Prospects of an Industrial and Innovation Powerhouse - Recording of the launch event, 23 May 2019

The JRC report "China – Challenges and Prospects of an Industrial and Innovation Powerhouse" analyses China's approach to attain a dominant position in international markets.

China aims to achieve this through a combination of industrial, research and innovation, trade and foreign direct investment policies.

The report also offers an evidence-based assessment of China's current position compared to the EU and US innovation systems across a range of dimensions, emphasising quantitative data on China's development.

It concludes that China has become a major industrial competitor in several rapidly expanding high-tech sectors, and may well attain innovation leadership in specific areas.

The report was launched on 23 May 2019.

Recording of the launch event

Part 1

Welcome by Vladimir Sucha and presentation of JRC China report by Xabier Goenaga

  • Welcome by Vladimir Sucha (Director-General, Joint Research Centre, European Commission)
  • Presentation of the JRC report by Xabier Goenaga (Head of Unit, Joint Research Centre, European Commission)

Part 2

First panel discussion on JRC China report

Moderator: Vladimir Sucha (Director-General, Joint Research Centre, European Commission)

Panellists:

  • Helena König (Deputy Director-General, DG TRADE, European Commission)
  • Paola Pampaloni, (Deputy Managing Director for Asia and Pacific, European External Action Service)
  • Dr Stefan Mair, (Member of the Executive Board, The German Business Representation, BDI)

Part 3

Second panel discussion on JRC China report

Moderator: Joanna Sopinska (Trade Correspondent, MLex)

Panellists:

  • Pascal Metivier (Senior Executive Vice-President, Science & Technology Director, Solvay S.A.)
  • Prof Cong Cao (The University of Nottingham Ningbo, China)
  • Prof Sylvia Schwaag Serger (Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Lund University, Sweden)
  • Prof Erica Fuchs (Carnegie Mellon University, USA).