“Gaoke Cup” Student Innovation and Practice Project- International Summer Camp, which was co-organized by Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences (SARI) and ShanghaiTech University (ShanghaiTech) was successfully held from July 22nd to July 29th, 2017.
Four teams composed of 14 students who won the first and second prizes in the “Gaoke Cup” Innovation &Entrepreneurship Competition took part in the summer camp to visit six top-tier UK universities, namely the University of Oxford, Cambridge University, Imperial College London, University College London, University of Bristol and Cardiff University. Students exchanged ideas with British scientific and management teams through academic exchanges, and obtained the experience of open and rigorous British education system. On the other hand, the activity helped to broaden the students’ horizon and provide them the chance to introduce SARI and Shanghaitech as well as the construction plan of Shanghai Zhangjiang comprehensive national science center.
Funded by Zhangjiang Hi-Tech District Management Committee, the activity also got support from the Foreign &Commonwealth Office and British Consulate General Shanghai. It aims to integrate education and research in an innovative way and lay a solid foundation for future international collaboration in fields of common interest.