CSITF Site visit and seminar: Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP)

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Introduction On the 19th of April, almost 20 Dutch companies paid a visit to the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park in Shanghai. The objective of this seminar was to explore the possibilities of future development for Dutch organizations in the fields of chemical efficiency, circular economy and waste treatment within China. SCIP has long been focusing on circular economy and environmental issues, and the park and …

China Shanghai International Technology Fair 2017 a succes!

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We look back at a very successful China Shanghai International Technology Fair 2017 (CSITF)! CSITF is the most important national level technology fair in China and this year the Netherlands was Guest Country of Honor. Innovation Missions with Minister for Agriculture Martijn van Dam Around 40 Dutch companies and knowledge institutes participated in one of the three innovation missions on …

Seminar: Advanced Simulation for Autonomous Vehicles and Smart Transportation

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On the 25th of April 2017, a special seminar on “Advanced Simulation for Autonomous Vehicles and Smart Transportation” was held at the Automotive Innovation Centre in Shanghai.  This seminar addressed the state-of-the-art in the development and application of simulation models and tools for the assessment of human behaviour and human-system interaction in automotive design and traffic research, from the perspective …

Sustainable Agricultural and Food Technologies; Sino-Dutch Cooperation

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Food supply chains, security, renewable energy, mobility and the climate. These are among the challenges China needs to tackle now and in the future. The complexity of these challenges leads to many solutions being found in cross-overs between technology and collaboration. Minister for Agriculture Martijn van Dam Minister for Agriculture Martijn van Dam, who leads the innovation missions during the …

A Clean World Through Green Technologies; Sino-Dutch cooperation

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How we handle waste has a great influence on our environment. It is thus no wonder that China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) announced plans in January 2017 to spend 252 billion RMB through 2020 to tackle China’s waste problem. This number also shows that there is a lot happening in this sector and that it is a potential …

Chemical industry in China: Rapidly developing and innovating

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As in other industries, the chemical sector is rapidly digitizing. By becoming more and more advanced and through process optimization, the utilization of resources within the industry improves. This transition is leading towards cleaner and safer operations. However, these developments are not only taking place in the Netherlands or Europe. Nicolaas Viets, CEO of SoliQz, mentions that the Chinese market …