Italian Embassy in Beijing, S&T Office

Some information about recent, ongoing and project collaboration activities between China and Italy
(only a few of the activities are reported, mainly those with a web page; you are invited to help us to complete this page, by e-mail)

Many activities which include S&T are being developed between the italian Ministry of Environment and Territory (MAT) and the chinese State Administration for the Protection of the Environment (SEPA) and MOST: here is the web site of this collaboration. See also a summary of their agro-environmental sector activities.

Project ARGO at Yangbajing (Tibet), collaboration between INFN and IHEP
Summary of 2007-2008 activities of INFN with China

Programmes of the Italian Development Cooperation Office (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

The italian Ministry of Education has a page on its collaboration with China.

Istituto Agronomico per l'Oltremare (IAO, Agronomy Institute for Overseas) has a project in Sichuan for research on the protection of fruits from viruses and other diseases.

International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP, under the aegis of UNESCO and IAEA), International Centre for Science and High Technology (ICS, part of UNIDO), SISSA (School for Advanced Studies), International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) are international institutes in Trieste, who give scholarships to students of many countries, including China.
ICTP provides scholarships to chinese and other students and researchers for training and research in italian laboratories (from 1983 to now almost 300 researchers have spent an average of 11 months in italian laboratories), organised workshops and summer schools in various subjects of basic and applied science, and the Sandwich Training Educational Programme (STEP)

The Verona Museum of Natural History has a project in Guizhou about Karst phenomena and the quality of underground water.

ICU (Istituto per la Cooperazione Universitaria) has a project on animal husbandry in Qinghai
A joint agreement has been established between the Universities of Pisa, Torino. Parma, Qinghai, Guangxi and the graduate school of CAAS for a Doctorate on the quality of animal products.

The Politechnic of Torino and Milano have established a joint educational project with Tongji University in Shanghai.

Verona-Beijing collaboration on neurosciences

Joint activities of Scuola Superiore S.Anna (Pisa) and Chongqing University

CIRPS (italian inter-university centre for sustainable development) had projects with  Universities in Xi'anGuangzhou (Faculty od Maintenance Engineering).

The NGO Asia has health cooperation projects in Xizang, Qinghai and Sichuan

The NGO ISES provides senior experts for short visit to China on requests from SAFEA and local authorities, mainly for agriculture and small enterprises.


Activities in the framework of cooperation between EU and China are:

Euro-Asian Research and Training in CLImate change MAnagement (CLIMA) a joint project involving
projects. (Stirling engine co-generation unit) and Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italy ,Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), France , School of Environment & Natural Resources, Renmin University of China (RUC)
Institute for Environmental Studies, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands ,Tsinghua University, China
University of Karachi, Pakistan ,Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy

EU-China Grid Interconnection and Interoperability of Grid computing between
Europe and China