Preliminary Program for the CSITF

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The Netherlands “Guest Country of Honor”  The Netherlands is invited to be this year’s Guest Country of Honor for the CSITF from 20 to 22 April 2017. As Guest Country of Honor, the Netherlands has the opportunity to promote itself as knowledge partner for China. Dutch companies and knowledge institutes present themselves at the Holland Innovation Pavilion, which will be …

China Shanghai International Technology Fair (CSITF)

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About the  CSITF The China Shanghai International Technology Fair (CSITF), which will take place from April 20 to 22, is the most important national technology fair in China. The Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), the Ministry of Science & Technology (MOST), and Shanghai Municipality jointly organise this fair. Last year, Minister Wan Gang from MOST, Vice-Minister Fang Aiqing from MOFCOM, …

Opportunities in China’s Space Program

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Opportunities in China’s Space Program Scientific publications and patents reveal China still lacks knowledge in the area of interplanetary flight, and in tracking and telemetry (TT&C) of spaceflight. In a lesser extent it also lacks expertise in hazard monitoring and power generation in space. It needs this knowledge to reach the ambitious goals set in the five years plan of …

Innovation in the Chinese Automotive Sector

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Innovation in the Chinese Automotive Sector China’s car industry is moving upmarket towards the middle segment, an analysis using financial statements of the biggest Chinese manufacturers reveals. Revenue growths are high, and the market fragmented. Patents reveal that innovation occurs more in private companies, which serve a much smaller but growing, share of the market. Even so, state-owned enterprises, often …

Innovation Mission: Agricultural Technologies

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Introduction The Netherlands is the second-largest exporter of agricultural food products in the world. In 2050, there will be nine billion mouths to feed in the world. This is one of the greatest challenges of our time. Dutch entrepreneurs and researchers are eager to address and solve global challenges. In order to achieve this aim, the Netherlands is making considerable …

Regenerative Medicine in China

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Regenerative Medicine in China Within Health Sciences, Regenerative Medicine is an area that China excels in. Research mostly happens in universities across the country, but it is to be expected that the Chinese Academy of Sciences will take a bigger share in this research. Patent analyses suggest corporate innovation is still limited compared to other countries. Therefore, Dutch interests in …