XIN Center of Tsinghua University
Harnessing the scientific research capabilities and leadership positions in education of the institution of higher educations, XIN Center is established to build a transnational interdisciplinary innovation platform for technology transfer and innovator training. As a university level center for international cooperation by Tsinghua University and Tel Aviv University, its establishment has drawn huge attention and support from leaders of many sphere. Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong witnessed the establishment of XIN Center and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent a congratulation letter.
XIN Center has gathered many top researchers, entrepreneurship mentors and project teams and have achieved significant progress in international cooperation platform building, advanced technology transfer development, and training of innovation talents with global outlook. XIN Center has built partnerships with top institutions of higher education, well know research institutions, enterprises, high-tech incubators and governments, both regionally and internationally.
China-Israel 7+7 Research Universities Alliance
On January 29, 2015, Chinese Vice premier Liu Yandong and Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman signed "China-Israel Innovation Cooperation Three-year Action Plan" in Beijing, which especially proposed to co-found China-Israel 7＋7 Research-based University Alliance, with the purpose of promoting China-Israel strategic cooperation, enhancing higher education communication and accelerating China’s breakthroughs in areas such as talent cultivation, scientific research and technological innovation.
China-Israel 7+7 Research universities Alliance: Chinese universities include Tsinghua University, Peking University, Nanjing University, Renmin University of China, Shandong University, China Agricultural University and North West Agriculture and Forestry University. Israelite universities include BAR-ILAN University, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, University of Haifa and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Tel Aviv University, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Weizmann Institute of Science.
Tsinghua University is the leading member for the Chinese side, the alliance secretariat is XIN Center, Tsinghua University.