The Thousand Talents plan was set up 10 years ago by Beijing as part of the country’s drive to build world-leading capacity in key tech sectors, such as robotics and aerospace. Photo: AP

China mutes volume on Thousand Talents Plan as US spy concerns rise but scientists still covet funding

  • TTP has added to US concerns over potential espionage threats from China after several of the programme’s Chinese scientists were arrested
  • To reverse a perceived brain drain, the Chinese government has launched several policies to encourage the return of overseas-educated Chinese students
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The Thousand Talents plan was set up 10 years ago by Beijing as part of the country’s drive to build world-leading capacity in key tech sectors, such as robotics and aerospace. Photo: AP
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