China consulate in Houston (AP Images)
Houston’s huge R&D hub takes center stage in feds’ campaign to clip China’s ties to researchers, IP theft
Houston’s prized biomedical research hub has found itself in the eye of a diplomatic storm that erupted after the US abruptly ordered China to close its consulate in the city.
In an interview with the New York Times, David Stilwell, the Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, described the Houston consulate as an epicenter of research theft in the United States.
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