On Mar. 17-Mar. 24, 2013, groups of the Chinese delegates arrived at Chile for an official visit.
On Mar. 20, The Chinese delegates were in CONICYT for further introduction and discussion of organization of the center with Chilean colleagues.
After the meeting, several universities, including the Universidad Andres Bello, Universidad de Chile, Pontificia Universidad Católica, Universidad de Concepción are visited by the Chinese as understood as part of the searching effort for potential host to the center.