NL Innovation Network presents AI in Mobility

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The Netherlands Innovation Network presents a second edition of the Netherlands Innovation Network magazine, this time looking at developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Mobility in a selection of the countries where our network is based. On 8 October 2019, the Netherlands launched its Strategic Action Plan for AI, along with a public-private National AI Coalition, which already has over …

H2 Webinar: A Science Perspective

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On Wednesday July 1 we hosted our fourth Hydrogen Webinar, focussing on the science of hydrogen. Piet Warnaar, Senior Business Developer at TNO opened the webinar with an opening presentation. Then Lennart van der Burg, Business Development Manager Green Hydrogen at TNO talked about the Flywheel for Innovation. Dr. Hong Mei YU, Researcher at the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese …

Hydrogen Webinar: HyNed

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On Wednesday June 24 we had our third Hydrogen Webinar, hosting the government-backed HyNed cluster; five Dutch companies that together cover almost the full hydrogen supply chain. We talked about compression and storage, and applications for the transport and heavy industry. The episode started with an opening speech and introduction of the government’s role in promoting hydrogen mobility by Bart …

Hydrogen Webinar: Green H2 Production

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Wednesday June 19 we hosted our second Hydrogen Webinar, covering green hydrogen production. Wei Dong ZHANG, Programme Director Energy & Environment Team at the UNDP, gave an opening speech and introduced the topic. Jörg Gigler, Managing Director at TKI New Gas, introduced several green hydrogen production projects that are currently conducted in the Netherlands. Hui ZHAO, Technical Director at Hypower, …

Hydrogen Webinar: experiences from the Dutch sector in China

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Wednesday June 10 was the kick-off of our Hydrogen Webinar Series and Michiel Bierkens, Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Guangzhou, welcomed the audience with an opening speech. Together with Noe van Hulst, Hydrogen Envoy at the Ministry of Economic Affairs & Climate Policy of the Netherlands, we focussed on the policy of the Dutch government and …

China’s position in the global semiconductor value chain

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In this third article about China’s role in the global semiconductor industry I analyse the current state of affairs of the Chinese semiconductor industry in different segments. In the previous articles, I looked at the possible effects of a US-China decoupling in the semiconductor industry and the impact of the Big Fund and Chinese investments in semiconductor R&D. Both articles are available in Chinese …

Augmented AI for future disease surveillance: how AI can help prevent future pandemics

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Emerging pathogens are a major threat to the public health. Over the past decades many scientists have warned us about new conditions that could lead to the introduction of new, potentially devastating pathogens. Despite the warnings, it is clear humans have failed to respond adequately to the pandemic which started in China in December 2019 infecting at the time of …

Carbon utilization: what opportunities can China offer in the myriad of possible technologies?

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Carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) is increasingly seen as an important part of bridging the gap towards a renewable energy future. In the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Clean Technology Scenario, 107 gigatons of CO2 will be permanently stored before 2060, 20 times the current yearly emission of the US. For this article, carbon utilization in particular has my interest. …