On 12 October, Nature Research Centre hosted representatives of the National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan. Researchers from university colleges of science and biology headed by professors Dr Te-Yu Laio and Dr Yu-Chung Chiang, together with researchers from different NRC laboratories discussed the priorities and prospects of further collaboration between the institutions. The memorandum of collaboration between the institutions signed in January 2022 enables the institutions to conduct joint scientific research, jointly organise doctoral studies, participate in preparing joint international project applications, etc. Participants of the meeting discussed possibilities of preparing applications to Horizon Europe projects, organising a joint conference of doctoral students, and exchange of doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows. Colleagues from Taiwan visited NRC laboratories.