Embassy of Switzerland Counsellor Visits to the QIBEBT

Dr. Markus Reubi, the Counsellor and head of Science, Education and Health Section of Embassy of Switzerland in China and Ms. LIU Chenchen, the assistant, pays a visit to Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology (QIBEBT), Chinese Academy of Sciences, with the company of Dr. CHEN Xuan and Mr. LUO Weilin, directors of the International Cooperation Department of Qingdao Municipal Science and Technology Commission. Deputy Director General ZHAO Xichao hosts the meeting. Dr. LUAN Xin, deputy director of the Qingdao Municipal Science and Technology Commission and Dr. WANG Lisheng, director general of the QIBEBT receive the guests. Dr. LV Xuefeng, assistant director general, and Dr. GAO Jun, head of the R&D Department attend the meeting.

After the introduction of the QIBEBT’s scientific and technologic program layout, research progress and international activities, Dr. Markus Reubi introduces the science and technology, especially the fields of solar energy, wind energy and geothermal energy, in Switzerland as well as the history and current of the partnership between Switzerland and China. A further discussion is focused on various resources and types on which a series of R&D exchange and cooperation could be carried out between the QIBEBT scientists and Swiss counterparts. Afterwards, the guests have a tour around the Open Laboratory.

This visit strengthens the mutual understanding and paves the way for tangible cooperation between Swiss partners and QIBEBT in the future.