China programmes KNAW and NWO

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On this webpage you can find information about all the KNAW and NWO funding programmes for scientific cooperation between China and the Netherlands.

The Netherlands and China are long-term partners in international research collaboration. The policy framework for scientific cooperation with China has been defined in a number of Memoranda of Understanding.

In early 2009, the KNAW and NWO developed a joint strategic policy on stimulating science and research collaboration with China. The two organisations cooperate closely on policy development and on coordinating new and existing funding programmes with Chinese counterpart organisations, although not all programmes are managed jointly.