On the 18th of July the NCN hosted a visit from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Poland. During the meeting the NCN Director Prof. Andrzej Jajszczyk, Counseller for Science and Technology Dr Ye Xiangdong and Shao Yinghong talked about the Polish and Chinese research funding system, as well as NCN’s funding portfolio. During their visit to Krakow the guests had an opportunity to visit the Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology of Jagiellonian University. Prof. Józef Dulak guided them around the laboratories where research in stem cell, medical, vascular and cancer biology as well as genetic engineering and gene therapy is carried out. The professor also pointed out the faculty’s major achievements and introduced various international projects conducted in cooperation with European research institutions.