Novel principle of seeded free electron lasers – Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics

Netherlands Innovation Network China Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Scientists at Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics (SINAP), Chinese Academy of Sciences demonstrated a novel principle of seeded free electron lasers, Echo-Enabled Harmonic Generation (EEHG) on Shanghai Deep UV Free Electron Laser (SDUV-FEL) facility. The result was published on Nature Photonics, Vol.6, No.6, 360-363, 2012. The recent work done by the SINAP FEL team shows the first lasing of a …

Self-Healing Supramolecular Gels Developed at Zhejiang University

Netherlands Innovation Network China Uncategorized Leave a Comment

A research group at Zhejiang University headed by Prof. Huang Feihe recently developed a supramolecular gel with self-repair function, featuring large deformation and short recovery time. A relative paper was published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Supramolecular gels are formed by colloidal particles tangling with non-covalent interactions. For the first time in the world, the research group headed by Prof. …

Strong Dutch presence at IoT China 2012

Netherlands Innovation Network China Uncategorized Leave a Comment

The Netherlands has a strong international position in development and application of IoT (Internet of Things). This was, once more, underlined at the two days conference IoT China 2012. A total of four Dutch experts presented their in-depth views on various topics related to IoT. IoT China 2012 took place on 28 and 29 June in Shanghai. This year the …

Chinese submersible reaches staggering depth of 7062m

Netherlands Innovation Network China Uncategorized Leave a Comment

The Chinese submersible JiaoLong have set an new national record yesterday by diving 7,062 meters below sea level. The same submersible reached 5,188 metres in a Pacific dive in July last year. And in a series of three previous dives since June 15, the submersible has gone deeper each time. Jiaolong is diving in the deepest part of the oceans: …

Progress in Sino-Dutch cooperation on Low Carbon City project in Shenzhen

Netherlands Innovation Network China Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Last week, a second Sino-Dutch expert meeting took place regarding the development of a low carbon city in Shenzhen. The concrete result is to start up Sino-Dutch cooperation on two different issue areas before September 1, 2012. The Dutch delegation consisted of a mix of research institutes, companies and local and national government. In total a number of 50 experts …

Setbacks for Chinese jet(s)?

Netherlands Innovation Network China Uncategorized Leave a Comment

This article from Reuters examines some of the problems that have been plaguing China’s civil aircraft program, and are causing delays t0 its plans for entry into service of the COMAC ARJ21 and C919 passenger jets. The report sheds an (unofficial) light on the issues that have been affecting the ARJ21, the most prominent of which is the wing crack …

Chinese-developed 3G technology is having a breakthrough

Netherlands Innovation Network China Uncategorized Leave a Comment

China Mobile Ltd said on June 6 it achieved a breakthrough figure of mobile phones launched for TD-SCDMA, one of China’s homegrown 3G technologies. Li Huidi, vice-president of China Mobile Communications Corp, said that about 47 mobile phone models have been launched since the beginning of the year for TD-SCDMA. Thirty-two of those handsets were smartphones. TD-SCDMA is the Chinese-developed …

BYD e-buses greening transportation on Dutch island

Netherlands Innovation Network China Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Shenzhen-based passenger car and bus manufacturer BYD has won a tender to provide the island of Schiermonnikoog, part of Friesland province, with 6 electric buses. The province will also purchase the required charging stations, as well as a 15-year service contract with BYD for the maintenance of the bus. The bus service will be operated by Arriva, starting from early …

Chinese research from the inside: the perspective of a EU fellow from the UvA

Netherlands Innovation Network China Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Italian fellow Filippo Bedani obtained a fellowship from the second round of the EU-China Science & Technology Fellowship (STF) Programme and is finalizing his two-year’s stay in China. He is a PhD student from the UvA and will defend his PhD in Amsterdam next week. NOST Beijing conducted a short interview to obtain a better understanding of the STF and …

Made better in China!

Netherlands Innovation Network China Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Check out this trendwatching.com briefing on brands and innovations from China going global!