Week 17: News Overview

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China strives to secure a position as a global powerhouse in high-tech industries and is advancing at a fast pace. Chinese industries are not only getting closer to the technological frontier in conventional areas such as electronics, machinery, automobiles, high-speed railways and aviation, but also driving technological innovations in emerging areas such as new and renewable energy, advanced nuclear energy, next …

Energieverduurzaming in China

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De Chinese overheid heeft aangekondigd dat China’s koolstofuitstoot zal pieken in 2030, waarna het zal dalen tot koolstofneutraliteit in 2060. De verduurzaming van de wereldwijde stroomproductie is een belangrijk onderdeel van het realiseren van de doelen die zijn vastgelegd in het Akkoord van Parijs. Hoe staat de voortgang van China’s vermindering van emissie uitstoot ervoor?  In 2019 was China verantwoordelijk …

New calls under Horizon Europe for urgent research into coronavirus variants

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The European Commission is mobilising €123 million and has launched four new calls under Horizon Europe, the new EU research and innovation programme, for urgent research into coronavirus variants. This first emergency funding under Horizon Europe, the successor of Horizon 2020, adds to a range of EU-funded research and innovation actions to fight the coronavirus and contributes to the overall …

Alternative Proteins in China series

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Over the last few weeks the Netherlands Innovation Network China hosted, together with Foodvalley and Wageningen University, several activities in the field of alternative proteins. On March 31st a webinar was organized on Doing business in China, targeting Dutch businesses in the alternative protein industry who wish to expand their business activities to China. During this event we had presentations …