Impact and innovation
In developing cooperation on research and education with China, Leiden University focuses on projects that promote innovation, have an impact on science, and benefit society
Joint research projects with China should help solve problems in society or support economic and sustainable development in the Netherlands and China.
A good example of a joint research project that has impact is the Smart industrial parks in China project
In the area of modern East Asia, the LeidenAsiaCentre encourages researchers to develop projects that generate academic knowledge that can find societal applications in The Netherlands.
Leiden University promotes entrepreneurship among students and researchers and involves external partners, such as