Think tank

中国科学技术协会

China Association for Science and Technology ‒ CAST

Beijing, China

China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) is a non-governmental organization that serves as a bridge between the Chinese government and the country's science and technology community. CAST's main tasks include: to carry out academic exchange, to promote and uphold science in youth and improve scientific literacy of all citizens, to reflect suggestions and demands of scientific and technological professionals and safeguard their rights and interests, to organize and advise on related policies and laws, to recognize and reward outstanding professionals, to consult, to carry out continuing education and training programs, and so on. It consists of 167 national professional societies and hundreds of local ones.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.cast.org.cn/

Address:
3 Fuxing Rd., Beijing, 100863, P.R.China

Country:
China

Sub-region:
Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
China
Operating languages
Chinese , English

Organisation details

Business model
Government
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1958
Age (years)
中国科学技术协会
63 
China average
 35
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Merger of All-China Federation of Natural Science Societies and the All-China Association for Science Popularization
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Wan Gang
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Wan Gang
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Wan Gang
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2018
中国科学技术协会
39,672 
China average
 1,785
Global average
 458
2017
中国科学技术协会
40,429 
2016
中国科学技术协会
38,730 
% Female staff
2018
中国科学技术协会
44% 
China average
34% 
Global average
45% 
2017
中国科学技术协会
43% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
中国科学技术协会
 2,417
China average
 30,602
Global average
 6,666
2017
中国科学技术协会
 2,507
2016
中国科学技术协会
 2,531
Financials
2018
中国科学技术协会
 $1,712,623,520
China average
 $263,235,449
Global average
 $60,523,670
2016
中国科学技术协会
 $1,666,022,150

Data notes

Last updated: 06/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: 2016 Big Data Report on Chinese Think Tanks, Organisation´s website
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