China’s Thousand Talents Plan aims to lure the world’s brightest minds – mainly researchers educated or employed overseas, and particularly in hi-tech areas. Photo: Reuters

As China and US spar over tech, scientists would rather not talk about their talent awards

  • Chinese researchers facing visa issues and tighter scrutiny in America – especially those who are part of schemes like Beijing’s Thousand Talents Plan
  • Programmes to lure brightest minds to China are now highly sensitive and the US has linked them to forced technology transfers and loss of know-how
Topic |   US-China trade war

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China’s Thousand Talents Plan aims to lure the world’s brightest minds – mainly researchers educated or employed overseas, and particularly in hi-tech areas. Photo: Reuters
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