Seminar: Advanced Simulation for Autonomous Vehicles and Smart Transportation

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On the 25th of April 2017, a special seminar on “Advanced Simulation for Autonomous Vehicles and Smart Transportation” was held at the Automotive Innovation Centre in Shanghai.  This seminar addressed the state-of-the-art in the development and application of simulation models and tools for the assessment of human behaviour and human-system interaction in automotive design and traffic research, from the perspective …

Preliminary Program for the CSITF

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The Netherlands “Guest Country of Honor”  The Netherlands is invited to be this year’s Guest Country of Honor for the CSITF from 20 to 22 April 2017. As Guest Country of Honor, the Netherlands has the opportunity to promote itself as knowledge partner for China. Dutch companies and knowledge institutes present themselves at the Holland Innovation Pavilion, which will be …

China Shanghai International Technology Fair (CSITF)

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About the  CSITF The China Shanghai International Technology Fair (CSITF), which will take place from April 20 to 22, is the most important national technology fair in China. The Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), the Ministry of Science & Technology (MOST), and Shanghai Municipality jointly organise this fair. Last year, Minister Wan Gang from MOST, Vice-Minister Fang Aiqing from MOFCOM, …

Mining industry in China

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Summary China is world’s largest producer for coal, gold and most rare earth minerals. Besides the production, China is world’s leading consumer of most mining products. This report highlights key players in China, the role of the government, relevant developments and opportunities for Dutch organisations. Furthermore, this report provides a list of events related to the mining industry in China. …

Opportunities for Dutch semiconductor equipment companies in China

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The semiconductor industry is extremely important for both China and the Netherlands. China accounts for 56% of the global semiconductor sales market which totals 330 billion US$. In addition, in 2015 China was the only region in the world that showed growth year over year in semiconductor sales, namely +7.7% (see figure below). There is another very strong indicator of …

China’s 13th Five-Year Plan: focus on innovation

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It’s nothing new, but it’s on (official) paper. China’s focus for the upcoming five year is on “innovation”. The second chapter (just after the guiding principles, main objectives and development concepts) in the 13th Five-Year Plan is how to implement the strategy of an innovation-driven development in China. Science and technology’s contribution to economic growth in 2020 is pinpointed at …

Shanghai government stimulates investing in start-ups

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Summary Since February, the Shanghai government compensates investment firms for losses incurred while investing in early stage and seed funded tech startups. Goal is to encourage local entrepreneurship, especially those that bring “global impact” and “innovation” to the tech industry in China. Full message The Shanghai Science and Technology Committee (STCSM), together with the city’s finance bureau and its development …

Outcome Innovation Seminar oct. 2015

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Innovation Delegation In the end of October a delegation from the Netherlands visited Shanghai. We believe that the aim of this mission was to open the eyes for new opportunities, open the eyes for innovation. An aim our office highly encourages. On the last day of the missions visit we organized an innovation seminar which highlighted the potential of free …