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MERICS cooperates with the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr)

MERICS cooperates with the Faculty of East Asian Studies at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and with the University of Duisburg-Essen. For more details, please visit the website of Ruhr-Universität Bochum (in German).

MERICS is part of the European Think-tank Network on China (ETNC)

The European Think-tank Network on China (ETNC) is a gathering of China experts from a selection of European think tanks and research institutes that is devoted to the study of Chinese foreign policy and EU-China relations. More details and publications by the ETNC can be found here.

„China Security Project“: A collaboration by MERICS and the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

The China Security Project is an innovative collaboration between MERICS and the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). The project aims to address China’s defence and security policy, diplomatic initiatives, indigenous defence industry, hard power capabilities, military operations, as well as the domestic drivers of Beijing’s changing policies. For details, please visit the China Security Project’s landing page.

MERICS and Rhodium Group monitor Chinese outbound foreign direct investment in Europe

On the basis of a unique transaction dataset, MERICS and the New York based consultancy firm Rhodium Group (RHG) analyze the newest trends of Chinese direct investment in Germany and the EU. The study „Chinese Foreign Direct Investment“ that was first published in 2015 is updated on a regular basis. More details on the collaboration as well as the reports on Chinese investment in Europe can be found here.

MERICS partners with the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) and the Asia Pacific Initiative (API) on the “Technology Alliance Project”

The Technology Alliance Project aims to develop a blueprint for the creation of a new technology policy coordination body by like-minded liberal democratic countries. Supporting this effort, MERICS brings in a European perspective and European stakeholders from the public sector, industry, and academia. More information about this project can be found here.