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Life science conference concludes in Beijing

Updated: 2018-11-01

The World Life Science Conference 2018 (WLSC 2018) concluded in Beijing, on Oct 29, following three days of debate and promotional events.

With a theme of "Science, for Better Life", the conference attracted over 4,000 scientists, technicians and businesspeople from more than 30 countries involved in the life science industry.

This year's WLSC mainly focused on healthcare, agriculture, food safety, environmental science, and biotechnology and hosted a variety of academic exchanges, while promoting recent research achievements.

Several proposals were made at the conference regarding development and innovation in the bio industry, with the aim of improving the level of research and innovation among Chinese academics. 

In addition, a number of activities with participation by former Nobel laureates were organized to promote the study of science and scientific knowledge to the general public.