Successful entry for AkzoNobel mTA Technology in Chinese industry

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AkzoNobel Industrial Chemicals and Hunan Xiangheng Salt Chemical Co., Ltd. have entered into a supply agreement to implement AkzoNobel’s mTA Technology. The first customer who will switch to mTA salt completely is Guangxi Liuhua Chlor-Alkali Co., Ltd. Representatives of both companies confirmed the first commercial production of mTA salt at the signing ceremony which took place on November 6, during …

China Grid-Scale Energy Storage forecast 2012-2016

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  China grid scale storage 2012-2016 In 2012, China’s electric grid will become the largest in the world in terms of both installed generation capacity and electricity produced. China also possesses the world’s largest installed wind power base and the world’s largest declared investment in renewable energy. Based on their market research, Green Tech Media and Azure International, are claiming …

Chinese Research Developed New Nano Lithium Titanate Material

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A research team from Fudan University led by Prof. Xia Yongyao successfully developed new nano lithium titanate material of high electronic conductivity for better and safer lithium-ion batteries. Combination of solid-phase synthesis techniques and carbon-coating technology is applied in this research. The new lithium-ion battery can be used for storage of large scale energy from, for example, solar and wind. …

Hong Kong’s main applied R&D institute to present latest technology projects

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The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute, or ASTRI, will be introducing its latest technology projects at the 2012 ASTRI Industry and University Consultation Forum, an event that is held annually to facilitate collaborations and partnerships with industry and academia. The events will take place on September 5th in Hong Kong, and September 19th in Shenzhen. Workshops will …

Hong Kong research team opens up new directions for SCAs treatment

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A research team led by Prof. Chan of the School of Life Sciences at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has just published findings that could enable new therapeutic directions for the treatment of spinocerebellar ataxias (SCAs), a genetic disorder that causes deterioration of the cerebellum. According to the CUHK press release, the team has “unveiled the role played …

Strong Dutch presence at IoT China 2012

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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

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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: …

First Traditional Chinese Medicine to be sold in the EU

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A Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine has been licensed for sale in the Netherlands, making it the first TCM drug to receive marketing authorization in a western market. Therefore a press conference was held on Wednesday the 18th of April in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. NOST China was there to give you report! The European Directive for …

Hong Kong in the Cloud

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Last week Cyberport, Hong Kong’s hub for ICT, was host to the Next Generation Information Technology and Standard Symposium, with a focus on cloud computing. Standardization, or rather, lack thereof, was one of the key issues as a potential roadblock to further development. Standardization is necessary to prevent vendor lock-in and ensure interoperability between clouds. Speakers and panelists from Beijing, …

Big data collaboration with BGI

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Those who’ve read the earlier posts on the Dutch bio-informatics mission (1, 2) that was just concluded last week, may already know that an MoU was signed in Shanghai, with the Shanghai Center for Bioinformation Technology. On Friday 23rd of March, during the Shenzhen leg of the mission, an MoU was also signed with BGI. The Dutch partners in this …