China sets High-speed railway target

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China will have established a high-speed railway network covering almost all cities by 2015. The State Council issued a plan for building a comprehensive transportation network during the 2011-2015 period. According to the plan, construction of the high-speed railway network should be completed by the end of 2015, with a total operating length of more than 40,000 kilometers. China will …

9th International IP Forum held in Shanghai

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The theme of the forum held on 8 November was “Intellectual Property and Soft Power of Cities”. Following an important subject of the Chinese policy of the National Patent Development Strategy (2011 – 2020) which aims: “10 Model cities that can comprehensively utilize the patent system and have excellent intellectual property market environment” During the forum most attention was drawn …

TUDelft opens 3 research centres in China

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TU Delft opened a new research centre in China today. It is a collaboration with Wuhan University in the fields of Geo-information, Geodesy and Remote Sensing. This is the first of three new collaborations in China to be launched by TU Delft this week. The other projects are a centre for Water research (Nanjing) and another for Urban Systems & …

Fokker inks deal at Airshow China in Zhuhai

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Using the biggest airshow in China as its stage, Fokker Technologies has signed a contract with Chinese commercial aircraft manufacturer COMAC. To be precise, the contract involves the Fokker Elmo business unit and COMAC subsidiary Shanghai Aircraft Design and Research Institute (SADRI) for cooperation on the Electrical Wiring and Interconnection System (EWIS) of the ARJ21 regional jet (pictured). For Fokker, …

Pujiang Innovation Forum held last weekend in Shanghai

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Initiated in 2008, the ‘Pujiang Innovation Forum’ is annually jointly organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) and the Municipal Government of Shanghai. Current chair is Mr. Xu Guanhua, the former minister of MOST, member of the Standing Committee of CPPCC, director of the Education, Science, Culture, Healthcare and Sports Subcommittee, and academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences. …

Delft students win international solid state lighting award

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Consul-General Ms. Anne Luwema and some of the TU Delft students next to their winning entry in the ISA Global Student Contest. ‘Helios’ consists of a total of 9216 LEDs and is described by the students as ‘enormous and awesome’. More about Helios at helios3d.nl. Today a team of students from the Delft University Technology has been awarded the first …

China Grid-Scale Energy Storage forecast 2012-2016

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  China grid scale storage 2012-2016 In 2012, China’s electric grid will become the largest in the world in terms of both installed generation capacity and electricity produced. China also possesses the world’s largest installed wind power base and the world’s largest declared investment in renewable energy. Based on their market research, Green Tech Media and Azure International, are claiming …

Chinese Research Developed New Nano Lithium Titanate Material

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A research team from Fudan University led by Prof. Xia Yongyao successfully developed new nano lithium titanate material of high electronic conductivity for better and safer lithium-ion batteries. Combination of solid-phase synthesis techniques and carbon-coating technology is applied in this research. The new lithium-ion battery can be used for storage of large scale energy from, for example, solar and wind. …

Applikon Biotechnology establishes demo lab in Guangzhou

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On November 1, Dutch company Applikon Biotechnology held a ceremony at the South China University of Technology (SCUT) to inaugurate its joint demonstration lab in the School of Biological Science and Engineering. The company has donated two sets of highly innovative mini fermenters and two of the latest RAM resonance acoustic mixers to further improve to provide a higher quality …