Webinar on IP protection for ICT businesses in China

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On Thursday January 17th, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM CET, the China IPR SME helpdesk is organizing a webinar on Intellectual Property Protection in China for European ICT Businesses. The webinar addresses the practical steps necessary to protect and enforce IPR in China, including:” How to register your intellectual property as patents, trade marks and copyright IP issues in China …

China’s Ministry of Education improves research project management

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last week China’s Ministry of Education issued an Administrative Note, aiming at improving Chinese university’s research project management. According to the note, a profound research project management system should be strengthened in each university that carries out research projects, under which the university, relevant departments involved in research management and individual research team leaders are all held responsible for high …

Dutch Professor Runner-up in Peking University Young Teachers Competition

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Dutch professor Thijs Kouwenhoven is the first foreigner to ever win a prize at the Peking University Young Teachers Competition. At the twelfth edition of this Young Teachers Competition, he won the second prize for Science and Engineering. Thijs Kouwenhoven is a Bairen Research Professor from the Netherlands at the Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics at Peking University (KIAA-PKU). …

Ministry of Science and Technology issued plan for China’s cloud computing industry

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Last week, Ministry of Science and Technology issued its 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-15) for China’s cloud computing industry. The Plan aims at the establishment of China’s cloud computing technology system and standards and breakthroughs in key technologies by 2015 in cloud computing equipment, core software and supporting platforms. It also foresees R&D of cloud computing systems and solutions and expects …

China’s top 20 internet companies

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Below is a list of China’s top 20 internet companies, ranked by total reached users in the first half of 2012. The research was based on long-term monitoring for 400,000 network behavior samples. Table made by NOST, data from iResearch

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

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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

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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. …

Chinese-developed 3G technology is having a breakthrough

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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

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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 …

Made better in China!

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