Peking University, founded in 1898, is the first national comprehensive university in China. As the highest educational institution in China, Peking University has made irreplaceable contributions to the national rejuvenation, national development and social progress. With rich educational and industrial resources, Peking University nurtured large number of outstanding figures and established the largest school-run enterprise in China –Founder Group.
On April 3rd, 2000, Peking University merged with the original Beijing Medical University to set up PUHSC, which further widened the disciplinary structure of Peking University and laid the foundation for the combination of medical science with humanities & social sciences and natural sciences as well as for the educational reform of medical science.
Introduction to Shareholders
- Peking University
- PUHSCPUHSC was formally known as the National Peking Medical School founded on October 26th, 1912, the first national school specializing in teaching Western medicine run by the China’s Ministry of Education on its own. After a century of vicissitudes and various impediments, PUHSC, a minischool with 72 students and 9 teachers, becomes a modern higher medical college with 8,000 full-time students and over 4,000 full-time teachers, taking the lead in Chinese higher medical education.
As subordinated with 10 affiliated hospitals and 14 teaching hospitals, PUHSC not only has a range of domestically initiative clinical specialties and multiple diagnosis and treatment techniques first developed in China, but also owns the domestically and internationally famous clinical research institutes and medical centers.
- Founder GroupFounder Group was invested and established by Peking University in 1986. Now it has 5 industrial groups, with the business areas covering IT, healthcare and medicine, real estate, finance and trade in commodities, etc. It owns the core techniques critical to Chinese industries such as IT, healthcare and medicine, which sets up a good example of interpreting the innovation.
For a long time, Founder Group systematically concerns about the improvement of China’s soft power as well as focuses on the national culture, national health, national education and science and technology, etc. With the respect of national health, it has set up the Founder Health Development Fund to improve the national health awareness and support the poverty-stricken mothers suffering from two cancers (breast cancer and cervical cancer).