|6th June||Asian Futures: Innovation in Research and Scholarly Publishing|
|15th October||STM 50th Anniversary Frankfurt Conference & Dinner 2019|
|25th to 26th April||Advanced course in journal publishing – Japan 2019|
August 3, 2011
China is forecast to become the world's leading innovator this year, overtaking the United States and Japan in number of patent filings, according to Thomson Reuters. More scientific papers come out of China than any other country but the U.S., and Chinese leaders vow it will be a research superpower by 2020.
But repeated scientific fraud scandals continue to bedevil China's reputation as an innovator.