China’s Vaccine Program and mRNA Technology

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Globally, a process of immunization has started. The first Covid-19 vaccines have been approved by national and regional medicinal drug supervisors such as the UK MHRA, US FDA, and the EU EMA (The Economist, 2020). The Netherlands does not have a big biotech/pharma company (anymore) and is therefore not a leading contender in vaccine production.  Traditionally, vaccines put (a part …

Vacancy: Innovation Officer at the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Shanghai, P.R. China

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Job description: The Netherlands Innovation Network China is a government network focused on Innovation, Technology and Science in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Its main tasks are to support and stimulate knowledge-intensive collaboration between the Netherlands and China. This is accomplished by facilitating and promoting Sino-Dutch innovation, technology and science networks, and by reporting to Dutch and Chinese stakeholders about new …

CES Roadshow Shanghai China

CES 2021: 20 Dutch tech entrepreneurs “visit” China

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Stop 7 of the CES2021 digital roadshow covered Shanghai, China! 20 Dutch start-ups with “tech solutions for global challenges” learned about the opportunities and challenges of doing business in China. Review the presentation of Innovation Officer Bart van Hezewijk below and learn about experiences of other foreign entrepreneurs in China. Want to know more about IP protection in China? Check …

Interview with Wang Yiding

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by Claire Selbeck Mr Wang is an alumnus of two Dutch universities; Wageningen University and the Delft University of Technology. In the past, he has worked at Sinovac and he currently works at Pfizer, as the Senior Manager Vaccine GCMC China. In Beijing, the Innovation Network had the opportunity to meet with him and hear more about his studies in …

#3 Intellectual Property Rights in China

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Formally, intellectual property rights have been acknowledged and protected in China since the 1980s. In 2001, China became a member of the world trade organization. A premise of this was that China had to address some international concerns about its IPR system. Despite of this, some concerns remain. President Trump has repeatedly called out China for theft of intellectual property. …

Virtual Trade Mission China with Minister Kaag

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Are you a Dutch company active in the field of cold chain logistics or circular economy? Would you like to use this expertise in China? Or would you like to know more about recent developments, trends and opportunities within these themes in China? Then take part in the virtual trade mission from 25 to 28 January 2021. Sigrid Kaag, Minister …

China, Shanghai – Deep Branch wins Green Chemistry Competition

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Saturday December 12, Deep Branch, a carbon recycling biotech company located at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus, was one of the winners of the “Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship Contest” organized by Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP). IA Shanghai introduced Deep Branch’s online pitch and gave a presentation on the chemistry sector in the Netherlands with special attention …

Cleveringa Lecture in Shanghai about the pharmaceutical industry

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The Netherlands Innovation Network China organized their yearly Cleveringa Lecture at the residence of the Consulate-General in Shanghai. The lecture was given by Henk Jan Out, writer of the book ‘Long Live the Medicine’ (Lang leve het Geneesmiddel) and CSO of Ferring Pharmaceuticals in Shanghai. The topic of his lecture was “Pharmaceutical Companies: Creative Innovators or Crooked Moneymakers?” and was …