Quality Approval for Universities’ Engineering Tech Centres
The MoST recently announced that 39 national engineering technology research centres have passed the most recent audit. Thirteen of these centres are located within Chinese universities (not including military universities).
In addition to the quality of the hardware and teaching ability of the staff, criteria including links to industry, ability to achieve self-sustaining R&D funding and the length of the commercialization cycle were considered as part of the audit. The industry sectors covered were Agriculture, Electronics & Telecommunications, Transportation, Biology & Medicine, Energy & Resources, Environmental Protection, Oceanography and Social Welfare.
To learn more about the 13 National Engineering Tech Centres located within Chinese universities, please click here.