- Five-Priority Five：Research on Theories and Strategies of Science and Technology Development
This research program is guided by Chinese government strategic research tasks. Based on studies of history, philosophy and sociology of S&T and management science, it aims at solving contradictions between existing theories and new research on the history of S&T, and proposing fresh theoretical interpretations. It focuses on the:
-routes and models of S&T development over long periods of time, including dynamic mechanisms and other factors;
-interaction of scientific and technological innovation with the economy and society;
-theoretical analysis of urgent practical problems, such as reform of the scientific system.