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Low Carbon Innovation Forum

The Pujiang Innovation Forum is an annual summit for the elite from the Chinese and international business world, academia and governments. The theme of 2022 was Low Carbon: A New Mission for Global Innovation.
At the invitation of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, the Netherlands participated as guest country of honor. Dutch companies, institutions and officials participated throughout the Forum, including seminars on topics related to Low Carbon.

Scroll down to find out more about the past events.

Sino-Dutch Joint Innovation in Water Technology Forum | August 27

The Netherlands and China face related challenges that relate to water management. The collaboration on water technology between China and the Netherlands has a long history. In this seminar, we put new ideas and solutions for water-related challenges on display, and focused on sustainable and Low Carbon ambitions.

The seminar took place on August 27, 2022.

Energy Dialogue Seminar

Low Carbon is first and foremost an Energy issue. Improved public awareness and new economic models are changing investment and political landscapes, creating opportunities to improve, develop and mainstream Low Carbon solutions. The Energy Dialogue Seminar will highlight some of the key players that drive Energy transition, on the following topics:

  • Offshore power generation
  • Hydrogen as an energy carrier
  • Electrification
  • Battery technologies

The seminar took place on August 29, 2022.

Young Scientists Summit

Martijn de Geus was invited to present at this Forum event. Martijn has been based in China since 2010 and is assistant professor at Tsinghua University’s School of Architecture, in the academic research tenure track. He finished his PhD and Master’s degree under Chinese master architect Li Xiaodong at Tsinghua University, after being trained as an architect at TU Delft in the Netherlands. He built his first building at age 19 and won the ‘who comes after Rem Koolhaas’ (Rem Koolhaas designed the CCTV HQ in Beijing) competition in 2005. His design philosophy is inspired by his experience working six years as a zookeeper of Gorillas.