During a meeting held in Beijing on 2 November 2019, 12 scientists from 11 countries agreed to join forces in an informal alliance to define, measure, promote, support, and connect science culture globally.

WISE Kick-off meeting in Beijing on 2 November 2019, hosted by the National Academy of Innovation Strategy,

They signed a memorandum of understanding and issued a press release.

Memorandum of understanding
Press release 2 November 2019