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Pushing the boundaries of our existing thinking and practices, the Riyadh Global Med¬ical Biotechnology Summit 2021 brought together leading scientists, entrepreneurs and industry leaders to discuss how developments in global medical research and biotechnology can contribute to human well-being, innovation, and health research and development in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Founded in 1922, Shanghai University has kept pace with the city’s rapid growth. It focuses on the need for innovation and solutions in industry at regional and national levels, and takes a unique route to boost interdisciplinary interactions in research and education.
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Now in its second year, The Global Innovation Hubs Index tracks the innovation performance of 50 cities/metropolitan areas around the world, and the development of those cities into global innovation hubs.
In recent years, HFNL has been in the spotlight for developing the world’s first sub-nanometre Raman imaging, single-protein spin resonance spectroscopy, satellite quantum communication, and the fastest quantum computers.
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COP15 will bring together governments from across the world to chart the course that could help transform society’s relationship with nature. As the host country, China stands ready to facilitate this landmark conference that will agree on goals and actions that put nature at the center of decision making.