#12 Researching Stem Cells and Women in Science

Claire Selbeck Life Sciences & Health, Podcast Leave a Comment

My guest today is Professor Gu Ying, she works at BGI in Shenzhen, China. She is Deputy Director at BGI-Research, China. She has a background in Oncology and Biotechnology and a PhD in Molecular and Developmental Biology.  In the second half of our episode, we have an open conversation about the position of women in academia in China, the opportunities …

Solar frontrunner LONGi launches Alkaline electrolyzer product, ready to shake up the green hydrogen market

Tom van Beek Hydrogen Leave a Comment

LONGi Green Energy Technology (LONGi), the world-leading solar technology company, last week launched its first alkaline water electrolyzer product. LONGI suggests that by the end of this year, it will have an electrolyzed water hydrogen production capacity of 500MW, which will provide a strong guarantee for mass delivery in 2022. LONGI has been conducting strategic research on the hydrogen energy …

China’s metal plate hydrogen fuel cell engine development achieves a major breakthrough!

Tom van Beek Hydrogen Leave a Comment

Shanghai Zhizhen New Energy Company (Shanghai Zhizhen) announced the launch of a new product, carbon-coated metal bipolar plates, which will reduce the cost of electrodes by 40%-50% while extending the expected life of metal plate fuel cell engines to over 20,000 hours. Soon, the new technology will touch the whole hydrogen fuel cell industry and reduce the cost with mass …

Hydrogen car production cost competitive by 2030?

Tom van Beek Hydrogen Leave a Comment

Hydrogen-powered cars could cost the same to produce as traditional fossil-fuel vehicles by the end of the decade, a Chinese government-backed think tank has predicted, in a sign policy support is growing for the alternative fuel source. Huang Yonghe of the China Automotive Technology and Research Center (CATARC) said hydrogen fuel cells — which on average account for more than …

China’s first FCV application demonstration regions confirmed

Tom van Beek Hydrogen Leave a Comment

China’s Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei, Shanghai, and Guangdong provinces were approved as the first batch of the national fuel cell vehicle (FCV) demonstration city alliances, according to the Beijing Municipal Finance Bureau. The approval was jointly green-lighted by five of China’s ministries. The approval is confirmed, so far, mainly by the Beijing local government. The three approved city alliances are: Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei: six districts …

First green hydrogen Power-to-Ammonia has been launched

Tom van Beek Hydrogen Leave a Comment

Liao Quo, general manager of China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC), announced at the China-Arabic Energy Cooperation Summit Forum that a subsidiary of CMEC will develop the first ammonia production project based on green hydrogen. Products of the project (“Green ammonia”) would be exported to the international market. “Safe and convenient storage and transportation makes ammonia very suitable for the development …

China Shanghai International Technology Fair (CSITF)

Anouk van der Steen Uncategorized Leave a Comment

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, …

Innovation Mission: Agricultural Technologies

Anouk van der Steen Agri-food Leave a Comment

Introduction The Netherlands is the second-largest exporter of agricultural food products in the world. In 2050, there will be nine billion mouths to feed in the world. This is one of the greatest challenges of our time. Dutch entrepreneurs and researchers are eager to address and solve global challenges. In order to achieve this aim, the Netherlands is making considerable …