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 …

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 …

Automotive Mission to China in October

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In October, an automotive mission to China will be organized, with a focus on New Energy Vehicles (NEVs) and Intelligent Connected Vehicles (ICVs).  During the automotive mission a variety of activities will be organized, such as technology matchmaking, site visits and seminars. Aim is to combine the mission to relevant conferences in the region. On 24-26 Oct. the 19th Asia Pacific …

Innovation in the Chinese Automotive Sector

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Innovation in the Chinese Automotive Sector China’s car industry is moving upmarket towards the middle segment, an analysis using financial statements of the biggest Chinese manufacturers reveals. Revenue growths are high, and the market fragmented. Patents reveal that innovation occurs more in private companies, which serve a much smaller but growing, share of the market. Even so, state-owned enterprises, often …

China sets High-speed railway target

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China will have established a high-speed railway network covering almost all cities by 2015. The State Council issued a plan for building a comprehensive transportation network during the 2011-2015 period. According to the plan, construction of the high-speed railway network should be completed by the end of 2015, with a total operating length of more than 40,000 kilometers. China will …

Military technology to improve people’s lives

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Today’s China Daily features an article on how military technology can improve (civilian) people’s lives. The article mentions two specific technologies, all developed by the National University of Defense Technology (NUDT). The first technology is an advanced control technology originally developed for the military by the university, but now to be applied in the medium-low-speed maglev (operating speed 1t 120 …

Erasmus Smart Port holds seminar in Hong Kong

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On May 11th Erasmus Smart Port Rotterdam (ESPR) wrapped up a successful visit to China with a small seminar at the Hong Kong Polytechnical University. ESPR is a new multi-disciplinary institute for maritime and port-related studies of the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Its ambition is to be recognized worldwide as a ‘thought leader’, and to do so by engaging in selective …

Intelligent Logistics Seminar boosts collaboration between Dutch and Chinese logistics parties

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The earlier announced seminar on intelligent logistics held by NOST and Shanghai International Shipping Institute has successfully stimulated collaboration between the Dutch and Chinese logistic sector. Guests included corporate, government and knowledge institutes from both China and The Netherlands. The high number of interested parties for this specific field reflected the demand for a seminar which combines innovative applications in …