Fujian Provincial Science and Technology Exchange Center with Foreign Countries (FSTEC), founded in 1984, is a public institution directly subordinate to Fujian Provincial Department of Science and Technology and the only organization undertake the foreign affairs in S&T field in Fujian. Through organizing a variety of international S&T activities of cooperation and exchanges, undertake the extended tasks of S&T foreign affairs from related government sectors to provide support for the “Global Strategy” of Fujian Province, promote interactions between the tech and industrial communities in Fujian and their foreign counterparts and improve the independent innovation capability so as to drive the economic development in Fujian.
South-South cooperation, a very important component of international cooperation, as one of the main directions for external S&T exchange in Fujian province, has been attached great importance by FSTEC. In recent years, FSTEC has held many activities, such as South-South Cooperation forums, seminars, foreign-aid training workshops and so on. FSTEC has organized the enterprises to apply and undertake the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) project and Perez-Guerrero Trust Fund (PGTF) project successfully, which accumulated rich experience for South-South Cooperation.
Innovative - to extend fields of International S&T cooperation and exchange with innovative awareness
Practical- to carry out International S&T cooperation and exchange activities with down to earth attitude
Professional- to provide professional service for International S&T cooperation and exchange
Provide “Two” Services: Support Service for Foreign Affairs in S&T Field; Public Welfare Service for S&T Innovation for the Enterprises
Establish “Two” Platforms: Public Service Platform for International S&T Exchange; Public Service Platform for S&T Achievements Transformation
Service “Three” Strategies: S&T Cooperation and Exchange with Taiwan; International S&T Innovative Cooperation under “One Belt and One Road Initiative”; South-south Cooperation in S&T Filed
Foreign affairs in S&T field
Organize international S&T study tour, workshop
Organize exchange activity for S&T talents
Provide translation service
Provide consultation and guidance about S&T policies and foreign affairs
Study on policies of different countries
International Technology Transfer
Undertake S&T Diplomats’ Service in Fujian
Organize national and international exhibitions of S&T achievements
Organize national and international S&T meetings and seminars
Carry out national and international service of S&T introduction and industrialization
Carry out promotion service of S&T in Fujian Province
Building and operating the Fujian Provincial External Technology Transfer Service System
S&T Innovation of Enterprises
Implement the mission of Maritime Silk Route International S&T Innovation and Cooperation in Fujian Province
Implement the activities of South-south Cooperation in S&T Filed in Fujian Province
Implement the S&T projects of United Nations Agencies
Implement the S&T workshops for the developing countries under Ministry of Science and Technology of People’s Republic of China
Organize the activities of innovative venture startup for overseas S&T talents
■ Address: 7 Hudong Road, Fuzhou, Fujian Province, China Postcode: 350003
Contact person：Yao Zihui
South-South Cooperation Seminar on Industrial Development of Edible and Medicinal Fungi
The South-South Cooperation Seminar on Industrial Development of Edible and Medicinal Fungi was held in Fuzhou On 3rd Dec. 2014, sponsored by the United Nations Center for South-South Global Development and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) China South-South Industrial Cooperation Center and undertaken by Fujian Provincial Science and Technology Exchange Center with Foreign Countries (FSTEC). With the theme as “Promote South-South Cooperation on Edible and Medicinal Fungi Industry and Initiate New Pattern for South-South Cooperation”, the topics were on the exploration of the existing situation and demand, the content, way and pattern of cooperation, demonstration and promotion of industrial development of edible and medicinal fungi in the developing countries.
Through this seminar, the attended enterprises were exposed to a higher external cooperation platform and abundant policies for external investment, which improved their willingness for external cooperation. The seminar had promoted the gathering of relevant resources of edible and medicinal fungi industry, which was beneficial to the cooperative and concerted work of different departments for South-South Cooperation on edible and medicinal fungi industry.
Demonstration of Agro-industry Innovation through Science and Technology in Fujian Province
The project is jointly implemented by United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Fujian Provincial Science and Technology Exchange Center with Foreign Countries (FSTEC), undertaken by the three enterprises including Fujian Xianzhilou Biological Science and Technology Co., Ltd., Fujian Shenliu Health Food Co., Ltd., and Fujian Shenghe Modern Agriculture Co., Ltd. through the organization by FSTEC, with inputs of 500,000 USD and implementation period of three years.
The project aims to provide support on introduction of experts, technology training and other activities for the leading agricultural enterprises in Fujian Province to improve their products quality, R＆D capability and management level by utilizing the technology resource of UNIDO. Through the establishment of demonstration bases in leading agricultural enterprises, promote the results of technology innovation of relevant industries to drive the development of industrial chains of Fujian Ling-Zhi, spirulina and cash crops of saline land.