Dutch Eurosider China secures large technology order with First Automotive Works

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FAW Group Corporation and the Dutch company Eurosider (Tianjin) Coating Technology Co., Ltd. have agreed on a long term-collaboration. The collaboration involves the upgrading of FAW’s production plants with efficient and environmental coating technologies. The upgraded production lines are expected to be fully operational in 2018 prior to Chinese New Year. The upgrading program involves amongst other the application of Nitrotherm equipment, a unique application …

Chemistry Delegation

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A delegation of three public-private partnership consortia with a focus on Chemistry visited Beijing and Shanghai 13-16 November. The aim of the participants was too look for ways to set up strategic collaboration with top notch researchers in China, as well as innovative companies. The mission was led by the Dutch Top Sector Chemistry, and organized by IA China. The …

Brain-inspired Artificial Intelligence in China

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Future world supplier of AI products Saudi Arabia is rich in oil and is able to supply a large part of the world’s demand. Similarly, China has the potential to become the world largest supplier of artificial intelligence products. Consider the inputs needed for artificial intelligence: access to capital, cheap, easy to get (cloud) computing power, a large pool of …

Beijing Aviation Expo

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[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] About the Expo With a yearly passenger traffic growth of 15%, analysts expect that the Chinese Aviation market will eclipse the US’ by 2024.¹ Next to that, the Chinese government has an ambitious strategy to break the worldwide hegemony of Boeing and Airbus, with the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC). It is in this context …

Cultured Meat – Opportunities in China

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Cultured Meat – Opportunities in China It is well recognized that rising meat consumption puts a heavy burden on the environment worldwide. Cultured meat claims to offer a solution for many of those problems, by technological innovations. China has quickly become one of the world’s most important players in a variety of green technologies, like solar power and electric vehicles. …

Vacancy: Innovation Officer at the Consulate General in Shanghai

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The Holland Innovation Network China is looking for a new Officer for Innovation, Science & Technology at the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Shanghai, China. Job description: Holland Innovation Network China is a government network of Dutch Innovation, Technology and Science offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Its main tasks, as formulated in the annual work …

Signing MoU Tsinghua University and SRON

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About A delegation of the Dutch embassy, including Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Paul Menkveld, witnessed the signing of an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) between vice president Prof. Qikun Xue of Tsinghua University and SRON (Netherlands Institute for Space Research) managing director Dr. Remco den Besten. The signing was also witnessed by a delegation from NWO, led by member of the executive board Professor Wim …

2nd SAMA International Forum & 3rd 3D Printing Industry Conference

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Background From 20-22 October 2017, the 2nd SAMA International Forum & the 3rd 3D Printing Industry Conference will take place in Shanghai. This international event will be organised by the Shanghai Additive Manufacturing Association (SAMA), in collaboration with the Holland Innovation Network at the Consulate-General of the Netherlands in Shanghai. SAMA is the first government-backed network in the Chinese Additive …

The Netherlands for the first time at CES Asia

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CES Asia 2017 CES  (Consumer Electronics Show) is a global consumer electronics and consumer technology tradeshow that takes place every January in Las Vegas, Nevada. Since 2015 the CES is gaining a foothold in China and this year the CES Asia took place in Shanghai for the third time from June 7 until June 9 2017. During this three-day event, innovations …

Cooperation between China and Netherlands for Ji’nan metro

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Last week, SiCC Co. Ltd and Strukton Rolling Stock B.V. signed a joint venture in Ji’nan. With this singing, the two parties have established a long-term cooperation with the design, production, assembly and delivery of propulsion systems and auxiliary systems for the rail sector. The China-based joint venture, Shandong SRCC Rail Transit Technology Co. Ltd, will start with tendering for propulsion …