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Pharma collaboration links experts in Taiwan, Wisconsin

At a ceremony in San Diego in June 2014, Professor W. John Kao represented the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a world leader in biomedicine, to sign an agreement to collaborate with the Development Center for Biotechnology (DCB), a Taiwanese biotech non-profit.

The agreement exhibits UW-Madison's commitment to identifying global opportunities and partnerships for mutually beneficial collaborations in bioscience.

Dr. Kao, former director of the Shanghai Innovation Office and associate dean of the Division of International Studies (sitting behind the American flag in the photo), and the DCB representative held the signing ceremony in conjunction with the 2014 BIO International Convention, the world's largest trade biotech trade organization, held this year in San Diego, with outgoing U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as the keynote speaker..

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"We are clearly establishing UW-Madison as a player on the world stage in collaborations in bioscience and technology development." - John Kao


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