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 …

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 …

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 …

Shanghai Dutch Innovators and Manufacturers Network (DIMA) and Netherlands Science Network meeting

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China recovered relatively quickly from the COVID crisis due to an immediate lockdown and strict testing policy. Therefore Dutch companies in the Shanghai region were able to quickly go back to business as well. Therefore, on November 3 we continued hosting our quarterly meeting of DIMA, a network of 60 Dutch companies active in manufacturing / R&D in the Shanghai …

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 …