Professor Flemming Besenbacher receives the highest honor in People’s Republic of China in science and technology

The Chinese Government International Scientific and Technological Cooperation Award of the People’s Republic of China is the highest award you can receive as a foreigner from the People’s Republic of China. Many of the Chinese Leaders has in the past and still has today a background as engineers and this is one of the reasons why Science and Innovation is so high on the agenda.

A ceremony was held on January 18, 2013 at the Great Hall of the People. The State Highest Science and Technology Award is awarded by the state president.

The Chinese Government International Scientific and Technological Cooperation Award of the People’s Republic of China The State Science and Technology Prize  is the highest, in order to recognize citizens and organizations who have made remarkable contributions to scientific and technological progress, and to promote the development of science and technology. The State Council enacted the Regulations on the State Science and Technology Prizes and established five State prizes in science and technology.

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