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. …

Dutch Universities and University Medical Centers Maintain Solid Position in Rankings. Chinese Universities keep moving up.

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The QS World University Ranking 2020 has just been released. Big news for China, which achieved its third university among the top 25, Peking University, moving up from place 30 to 22. Tsinghua University is still the best ranked Chinese University, moving from spot 17 to 16. Only Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and National University of Singapore are still ahead …

Holland Science Network 2019

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This April Dutch & Chinese academics gathered during the annual meet-up of the Holland Science Network (HSN). The participants exchanged their views on strategies to enhance Sino-Dutch knowledge sharing, intercountry exchange of researchers and professors, and collaborative research. The goal of the HSN is to stimulate progress in technological innovation for both countries. If you’re interested you can reach out …

SEMINAR: Balancing regulation & innovation: transit of EMA to Amsterdam

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Seminar on the occasion of the transit of the European Medicines Agency to Amsterdam (EMA), 27th & 29th of May The seminar brings you a view from regulators, academia and industry on the necessity of maintaining the balance between regulation and innovation and will give you an update on the latest information on the transit of the EMA from the …

EVENT: Hydrogen developments in China

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We cordially invite you to join us on Wednesday January 23 at the Dutch Embassy in Beijing to discuss hydrogen developments in China. After intensively researching China’s NEV Industry earlier in 2018, since September 2018 our team has been conducting in-depth research of the hydrogen sector and we would like to share the preliminary results. China’s energy security is challenged …

Chinese prime minister meets ARC CBBC scientists in the Netherlands

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On October 15th and 16th the Chinese prime minister Li Keqiang and his delegation were hosted by Mark Rutte, prime minister of the Netherlands in The Hague to discuss the cooperation between the two countries. Among those attending this meeting were Prof. Ben Feringa and Prof. Bert Weckhuysen. The presence of both board members of the Advanced Research Center for sustainable …

Shanghai bootcamp for Dutch Startups recap

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At the Holland Innovation Network part of our work is to explore opportunities for Dutch innovation and tech driven companies abroad. As mentioned in a previous article from our officer Bart van Hezewijk, there are many opportunities for foreign startups and scale-ups in China. To help Dutch startups enter China we organized the first Shanghai bootcamp for Dutch startups from June …