A delegation led by Vice Counsel of the Guangzhou Municipal Science & Technology Bureau Jiang LI, visited the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), University of Macau on 24 November. They were warmly received by FHS Dean Chuxia DENG.
Prof. Deng oriented the guests the latest developments, academic programmes, research achievements, the cultivation of high-calibre students and the internationalization of FHS. Then he guided the guests to the aquatic room and the rodent room of the Animal Research Core and also Proteomics, Metabolomics and Drug Development Core. FHS Assistant Professor, Terence Chuen Wai POON and Senior Instructor, Li WANG briefed the delegation on the facilities and services of the cores.
After the lab tour, both parties had an in-depth discussion. In the meeting, Prof. Douglas ZHANG, Prof. Gang LI and Prof. Qi ZHAO reported the progress and the accomplishments of their research projects jointly collaborated with their Guangzhou collaborating enterprises, funded by the scheme entitled “Guangzhou Science and Technology Innovation Commission – 2018 Guangzhou Science and Technology Innovation and Development of Special Funds for Foreign R & D Cooperation Project”. Prof. Douglas ZHANG would like to seek assistance from the Guangzhou Municipal Science & Technology Bureau in the subsequent collaboration with his collaborating unit in Guangzhou, and Mr. Jiang LI agreed to provide help. He also introduced a funding of the Guangzhou Municipal Science & Technology Bureau, , and encouraged FHS to develop deep and solid collaboration with the enterprises or the higher educational institutes in Guangzhou. The bond connection with Guangzhou collaborating parties will surely enhance upcoming funding applications of FHS.
Other academic attending the meeting included FHS Associate Dean (Research) Ren-He XU, Associate Dean (Teaching) Guokai CHEN, Assistant Dean (Student Affairs) Xuanjun ZHANG and Chair Professor Hanming SHEN.