Prof. Rongping Mu / Director of the CAS Center for Innovation and Development

Dr. Mu is the CPC secretary-general of Institutes of Science and Development (ISD) of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) , the director of the CAS Center for Innovation and Development since 2006, director of the CAS Center for IPR Research and Training since 2009, editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Science Research Management (an academic monthly) since 2003. He is the president of the China High-tech Industry Promotion Society (CHIPS), the president of the Chinese Association for Science of Science and S&T Policy Research. Besides, Dr. Mu is a member of Expert Consultation Commission of Beijing Municipal Government since 2011, a member of the Economic and Scientific Advisory Board of European Patent Office and International Advisory Board of the Thailand Government Office of S&T and Innovation since 2012. Dr. Mu has published more than 40 papers in peer-reviewed journals and some books concerning Technology Foresight, and Innovation Development, and drafted some policy documents concerning the National Innovation Policies and the 13th Five Year Plan for National Innovation Capacity-building. His research interests include S&T&I Policy, Foresight, R&D Management, and Industrial Competitiveness.