XIN Center of Tsinghua University
XIN Center was established by Tsinghua University and Tel Aviv University in May, 2014. As platform of the international collaboration between the two universities, and secretariat of the China-Israel 7+7 Research University Alliance, XIN center has obtained the strong support from the global leadership since its establishment.
What is the meaning of “XIN”? X=Cross; IN=Innovation.
The two universities agree to harness their scientific research capabilities and leadership positions in education in their respective countries to build a transnational interdisciplinary innovation platform for technology transfer and innovator training.
Since its establishment, the XIN Center has gathered many top researchers, talented innovators, entrepreneur experts and teams to focus on high technology projects, dedicated to build partnerships with industry, government, venture capitalists and university institutes, and achieved significant progress in platform building, promoting technology transfer, and new talent training.
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.