Innovation Matters Podcast

#2 Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) – 3 innovative scientific approaches

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The world is fighting two pandemics at the same time – COVID19 and the silent pandemic of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). AMR occurs when bacteria become resistant to antibiotics, making their infections harder to treat. In Europe, approximately 25.000 people die every year because of drug resistant infections. It is estimated that AMR will kill an extra 10 million people globally by 2050. In this episode we …

Innovation Matters Podcast

#1 Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) – introduction from CN and NL

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The world is fighting two pandemics at the same time – COVID19 and the silent pandemic of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). AMR occurs when bacteria become resistant to antibiotics, making their infections harder to treat. In Europe, approximately 25.000 people die every year because of drug resistant infections. It is estimated that AMR will kill an extra 10 million people globally by 2050. In this episode we …

Life Sciences and Health webinar

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Nuffic Neso China, the representative office of Dutch higher education in China, is organizing the Orange Expert Webinar of Studying and Doing Research in the Netherlands with a focus on life sciences and health. The Science & Technology Counsellor at the Embassy of the Netherlands, Taake Manning, will open the webinar and will give an introduction to the life sciences …

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 …

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 …

Regenerative Medicine in China

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Regenerative Medicine in China Within Health Sciences, Regenerative Medicine is an area that China excels in. Research mostly happens in universities across the country, but it is to be expected that the Chinese Academy of Sciences will take a bigger share in this research. Patent analyses suggest corporate innovation is still limited compared to other countries. Therefore, Dutch interests in …

Nobel Prize for Medicine links to Traditional Chinese Medicine

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It would be fair to say that the Nobel Prize in China is a very ambiguous phenomenon. Since the 1950s, 6 Chinese nationals have been awarded The Prize. Given China’s turbulent past and its aftermath, it is not surprising that most of these prizes are domestically blurred by controversy. There are many factors that trigger political sensitivity (historical and distant …

Competition in the medtech sector in Suzhou, China

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Suzhou Suzhou is home to two large industrial parks. These two parks compete for business, and the competition leads measures that enhance the attractiveness for Suzhou as a whole. For knowledge-intensive organisations, Suzhou is quickly implementing measures to boost the city’s innovative capacity. This article is based on a presentation by dr. Jiang Feng, vice chairman of the China association …

Medtech overview in China

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Summary This article gives a broad overview of the medical sector developments in China. Highlights areprojected against challenges, and opportunities for Dutch involvement are highlighted. *** The medical sector is vastly expanding in China. China has become the second largest pharmaceutical market in the world; and with its size of 17 Billion USD, the medical technology market in China currently …

Shanghai, a spring-time life-science hub

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Spring brings a large number of Life-science events to Shanghai. Among which, the Sino-Euro Biopartnering event (SEBP) and the China Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF) in May. SEBP focuses on innovative European SMEs and life-science organisations and capital from China. This year, projects spanned from a novel approach against antibiotic resistance to a technology-assisted epidural technique. Moreover, one could generally discriminate …