ANNOUNCEMENT 04 Jun 2019

June 4th, 2019 - A Chinese ministry released information about government support for science projects.

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SOURCE

PRC Ministry of Science and Technology, June 4th, 2019. (国科发资〔2019〕195号 科技部关于发布国家重点研发计划“合成生物学”等重点专项2019年度项目申报指南的通知)
http://www.most.gov.cn/mostinfo/xinxifenlei/fgzc/gfxwj/gfxwj2019/201906/t20190614_147058.htm

Inception date: 04 Jun 2019 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Financial grant

On June 4th, 2019, the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology released document Guoke Fazi 2019/195 (hereafter, 'Announcement',), which contained information on certain projects targeted for support by the Chinese state.

The Announcement contained information on stipulations for eligibility, including that the projects must be led by a Chinese firm, with a team mostly comprised of Chinese nationals.

Three types of project and associated funding were announced:

  • Synthetic biology - USD 86.9m (CNY 600m)
  • Transformative technology for pressing science issues - USD 143m (CNY 990m)
  • Development programming and regulation of metabolism - USD 57.2m (395m)

The Announcement stemmed from two previous government edicts, please see related acts for information on these.

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