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.
Leiden Asia Centre
In the area of modern East Asia, the Leiden Asia Centre encourages researchers to develop projects that generate academic knowledge that can find societal applications in The Netherlands.
In the area of modern East Asia, the Leiden Asia Centra encourages researchers to develop projects that generate academic knowledge that can find societal applications in The Netherlands. To strengthen the Europe-China collaboration in higher education and research, Leiden Asia Centre has published a series of reports on the opportunities and challenges in academic collaboration.
Dutch China Knowledge Network
Leiden Asia Centre and the Clingendael China Centre form the secretariat for the Dutch China Knowledge Network (CKN). The CKN is a network established to connect China experts and disseminate knowledge within the government of the Netherlands and beyond.
China Alumni Network Leiden
Leiden University promotes entrepreneurship among students and researchers and involves external partners, such as: