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Zhanjiang university builds new doctoral workstation

(en.zhanjiang.gov.cn) Updated: 2020-08-04

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A marine medical research institute in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province was recently approved to establish a doctoral workstation by the Guangdong Provincial Department of Human Resources and Social Security.

The research institute was jointly set up by Zhanjiang-based Guangdong Medical University (GDMU) and Zhanjiang High-tech Industrial Development Zone.

Its main focus is to strengthen research and development (R&D) in the fields of marine engineering medicine, marine biomedicine, and marine functional food, contributing to the development of a large health industry in the South China Sea.

The institute has also built a 3,300-square-meter public service platform of the State Oceanic Administration. It can provide key technical services and incubators for the R&D of the regional biomedicine industry.

In the past five years, the institute has undertaken a total 86 scientific research projects, of which 16 projects are at the State level.

To date, GDMU has two doctoral workstations and two post-doctoral scientific research workstations.