CSHOR Put into Operation
May 22, 2017 witnessed the launching ceremony in Australia for the International Center for Southern Hemisphere Oceans Research (CSHOR), co-established by Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology (QNLM) and the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO). The center was jointly unveiled byDr. Wu Lixin, Director of QNLM, and Dr. Larry Marshall, CEO of CSIRO in Hobart, Tasmania.Arthur Sinodinos, Australian Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, sent congratulatory message by video. Lu Ping, Counselor for Science and Technology of Consulate General of PRC in Sydney, delivered a speech. Congratulatory message was also given by the representative of the Governing Council of QNLM, Ji Peiwen, Assistant to the President of QNLM. Participants also included Pan Kehou, Secretary-General of QNLM Academic Committee, and the delegates from University of New South Wales and University of Tasmania. The ceremony is a substantial progress of QNLM’s internationalization strategy of constructing the global collaborative innovation network.