Wenzhou Medical University (WMU) has always been tapping its great potential for basic research and applied basic research to push itself to the forefront of international scientific research and to meet the needs of local development. It has not only greatly enhanced its capacity for doing research in cutting-edge scientific fields and significant research projects, but also contributed significantly to local medical and health services and social development.
In the recent five years from 2011 to 2015, WMU has undertaken totally 3234 research projects at all levels with 1111 ministerial and provincial-level research projects, including 1 National Program on Key Basic Research Project (973 Program, chief scientist),1 China-EU Science and Technology Cooperation Program, 1 National Science and Technology Major Project,2 International Science and Technology Cooperation Programs from Ministry of Science and Technology of China, 1 Special Fund for Agroscientific Research in the Public Interest, 470 projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China, 11 projects of National Social Science Foundation of China, and 1 National Soft Science Research Program.
In the past five years, WMU has won more than 170 awards for its scientific research achievements, including 37 ministerial and provincial-level awards. Among them, there are 1 second prize of the National Scientific and Technological Progress Award, 1 second prize and 1 third prize of Outstanding Achievement Award (Humanities and Social Sciences) from Ministry of Education of China, 1 Zhejiang Provincial Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Science and Technology Field, 7 first prizes of the Zhejiang Provincial Science and Technology Award., 2 first prizes of Zhejiang Provincial Outstanding Achievement in Philosophy and Social Sciences Field.
Five-year Statistics of Research Achievements (2011-2015)
Total Research Funds and Number of Projects from NNSF:
Total Research Funds: 320 million RMB
Funds of the 470 Projects from NNSF: 210.051 million RMB
National Awards for Science and Technology:
Sci & Tech Progress Award :1
Papers and Patents
Papers Included in SCI: 4140