ANNOUNCEMENT 25 Jan 2019
January 25th, 2019 - The Chinese government announced further support for a specific type of R&D institution.
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PRC Ministry of Science and Technology, January 25th, 2019. (国科发资〔2019〕41号 科技部关于发布国家重点研发计划“干细胞及转化研究”等重点专项2019年度项目申报指南的通知)
On January 25th, 2019, the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology announced it would be further emphasising the targeting of R&D institutions for government support.
Specifically, institutions carrying out research in the field of stem cell technology would be further identified for support under an existing government scheme, see related act for more information.
The announcement specifically limits the targeting to institutions that are wholly incorporated in either mainland China, Hong Kong or Macao.
Support instruments include administrative service prioritisation, and 'special funds' - i.e. state financing.