The University of Michigan
Funding provided by the U.S. Department of Energy,  the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China, and by U.S. and China Industrial Partners
U.S. - China Clean Energy Research Center Clean Vehicle Research Consortium

Technical Exchange

- The Center was formally established by the Protocol between The US Department of Energy and Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology in November, 2009.

- The Technology Management Plan signed by US & Chinese CERC-CVC Directors is an interpretation of the CERC Protocol with plans for sharing jointly developed intellectual property.

- In equal amounts, U.S. funds will be used exclusively to support work conducted by U.S. institutions and individuals, and Chinese funds will support work conducted by Chinese institutions and researchers.

- Participants from each territory will share non-exclusive IP rights from joint projects and keep rights in its own territory specific projects.

Cooperative Activity Venn Diagram