In March 2022, Prof. Yongmiao Hong, Dean of the School of Economics and Management (SEM), University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS), and Alexander G. Welzl, President of the Austrian China Data Analysis & Research Hub (CDA), signed a memorandum of cooperation on behalf of the two parties.
Both sides agreed to work together to strengthen the systematic sharing of China EU bilateral (multilateral) economic and scientific activities, and reached an agreement on cooperation in promoting scientific research and academic exchanges, strengthening mutual visits between teachers, students, researchers and administrators, strengthening teaching, scientific research and internationalization. Both sides agreed to share cutting-edge innovative content and scientific resources in the field of Social Sciences, jointly undertake academic projects and participate in domestic and international academic activities, exchange relevant experience in education and teaching, and actively promote scientific and educational cooperation.
Founded in March 2020 and headquartered in Vienna, Austria, CDA is a non-partisan and non-profit Central European think tank, composed of leading academic institutions and scholars in Europe, China and other regions, as well as industrial and political experts. Alexander Welzer, President of CDA, is a famous scientist in the field of biology and environment. He also enjoys a high reputation in the fields of innovative research, capital market, digitization and sustainable development. He has nearly 30 years of working experience in academia, business, finance and government departments. In 2018, he started the course From "made in China" to "created in China" at the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, focusing on China's national innovation system and modern enterprise innovation management. He is the first scholar in Europe to introduce China's national innovation system and modern enterprise innovation management. Welzer has also been invited to China many times to make special reports.
Since its establishment, CDA has organized activities for many times, actively promoted international academic and educational exchanges, and established a good relationship with UCAS. In September 2020, CDA and UCAS jointly held the " Metropolitan Innovation Systems on the Eurasian Continent in the 21st Century", a conference session at the 2020 Beijing Humboldt Forum, which attracted many Chinese and foreign scholars. In January 2022, CDA and The Association of MBAs (AMBA) jointly held an online seminar to discuss how to cultivate business leaders in the 21st century from a Chinese and Western perspective. More than 100 participants from business schools all over the world attended the meeting. Dean Yongmiao Hong was invited to make a keynote speech at the meeting.
The signing of the memorandum of cooperation between CDA and SEM is conducive to both sides to carry out scientific research and academic exchanges, strengthen mutual visits between teachers and students, and actively promote the internationalization of SEM.