During French President Emmanuel Macron State visit to China, January the 18th, Frédérique Vidal, Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, inaugurated the Sino-French Institute « Chimie Pékin ». Christian Lerminiaux, President of Chimie ParisTech & Vice-President of ParisTech, and Prof. TAN Tianwei, President of Beijing University of Chemical Technology attended the ceremony.
On the same day, a student from « Chimie Pékin » participated in a round-table on Climate Change and answered President Macron’s questions. After China-EU Institute for Clean And Renewable Energy (ICARE) launched in 2010 in Wuhan and SJTU-ParisTech Elite Institute of Technology created in 2012 in Shanghai, « Chimie Pékin » is the third Sino-French Institute led by a ParisTech School. « Chimie Pékin » is a joint initiative between Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Chimie ParisTech and Fédération Gay-Lussac (FGL). 60 students joined the Institute in September 2017.