On 19 April 2013, Prof. Alois Knoll and Prof. Ulrich Stimming from TUM, and Prof. Xinping Qiu from THU had a meeting with Mr. Longchao Zhou and Mr. Gang Li from the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) to discuss possible cooperation between the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the MOST.

On 04 November 2012, the second IAPS workshop was held at the Shenzhen campus of THU.

On 23, 24, and 25 of September 2010, the first IAPS Workshop was held in ZAE Bayern, Walther-Meissner-Str. 6, 85748 Garching.