China Adolescents Science and Technology Innovation Contest (CASTIC)

China Adolescents Science and Technology Innovation Contest (CASTIC) is jointly hosted by China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), Ministry of Education and some other relevant governmental departments and organizations. CASTIC is designed and organized for science-loving students aging from 12 to 20. After more than 30 years history CASTIC is built to be the most prestigious and biggest science contest for young scientists around all parts of world in China. Annually about 500 Chinese young scientists and nearly 100 international participants from more than 20 countries and regions attend CASTIC with their own scientific projects in 13 science categories.

By 2017, CASTIC has been having sound connections and collaborations with various counterparts in the field of science education and science contest for young scientists among Asia, Europe, Africa and America. They are including

  •AMAVET in Slovak

  •Astra (Danish Science Factory)

  •Brainycube, Nepal

  •Ciencia Joven, Mexico

  •Creative Industries of Austria

  •Czech Association of Scientific and Technical Societies

  •Engineering UK

  •Estonian Research Council

  •Federation of Association of Science and Technology (FAST), Italy

  •Fondation Jeunes Scientifiques Luxembourg

  •Hungarian Association for Innovation

  •Indonesian Invention and Innovation Promotion Association (INNOPA)

  •Ideasgym Education of Egypt

  •Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

  •Jugend Forscht of Germany

  •Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science and Creativity (KOFAC)

  •Latin America Society for Science and Technology (SOLACYT)

  •Lithuanian Centre of Non-Formal Youth Education

  •MOSTRATEC

  •Oguzhan Ozkaya Educational Institution-Umit Karademir Science Energy Engineering Fair (OKSEF)

  •PakTurk Education Foundation

  •Philippine Science High School

  •Portuguese Youth Foundation

  •Puerto Rico Metropolitan Science Fair

  •Robotic Minds of Ecuador

  •Science and Technology of EXPO and WOMEN of Kazakhstan

  •Society for Science and the Public (SSP)

  •Swedish Young Scientists Federation

  •Step into Future of Russia

  •The Research Council of Norway

  •VPM's Academy of International Education and Research

  •Tunisia Association for Science and Technology (IFEST)

  •Youth for Science Foundation, Tunisia

  •Young Belgian Scientists

  •Zimbabwe Science Fair