Sino-Dutch Forum on Antibiotic Use and Resistance Containment

NB This event description is to be completed – as of 22 August 2016


Reason for action: antimicrobial resistance undermines health, food safety and security, ecology and economy

Antibiotics block the propagation of bacteria, in a cheap and efficient manner. They have dramatically improved infectious disease survival rates and livestock productivity. The relative ease and low cost of administering antibiotics has lead to broad usage patterns. While essential for disease treatment, antibiotics are also administered for disease prevention and … Read more

Mining industry in China

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 organizations. Furthermore, this report provides a list of events related to the mining industry in China.

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In total there are more than 10,000 (mostly coal) mines in China, producing a large amount of the … Read more

STORM: the EV motorcycle

The Electric Vehicle (EV) revolution is a silent one, in many respects. New energy vehicles, powered by electricity, roam the streets without sound. But more so, the majority of them are designed in small and dedicated garages, distant from the globally operating traditional car-OEMs, without humongous global marketing budgets, lacking an established ecosystem where consumer, producer and supply chain lock them.

The revolution is surely silent in the Netherlands. Year after year, student teams at various Dutch universities are creating … Read more

Benchmarking of drinking water supply and waste water treatment services

In line with the current policy of the Chinese government on secondary water supply utilities, this seminar will introduce European approaches for drinking water safety, security and reliability of wastewater treatment services.

Distinguished Chinese and Dutch speakers will share their experiences and insights, showcasing practical applications and best practices. This will include innovative concepts developed by the European water sector, aiming at assessing performance and implementing improvements.

The organizers would like to propose a Sino-Dutch demo project in water benchmarking … Read more

Smart Mobility Public Diplomacy event

What is the Internet of Vehicles? How can data be used to make the traffic flow more smooth? Platooning of trucks, what does that mean? When can I expect my car to be driving by itself?

Welcome to the exiting new world of smart mobility!

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The Dutch Embassy and the EU delegation in Beijing jointly organise an event to share the ideas behind smart mobility and highlight innovative initiatives and experiences in this field.
Inform and engage the Chinese

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Diversification in the Chinese innovation landscape and supercomputers as enablers

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Chinese scientific excellence is developing quickly. Simultaneously, there is a rapid increase in supercomputing capacity. Combined, these may be indicative for the expanding diversification in the innovation landscape in China.

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China is traditionally seen as a country with one dominant, central, top-down administration. As a capital, Beijing has been at China’s heart of governance, finance, science, education, industry and services for many centuries. In recent years, however, China has invested heavily in telecommunication, infrastructure and logistics, leading … Read more

Smart Mobility Workshop

The Ministry of Transport of the People’s Republic of China and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment of the Netherlands aim to strengthen the cooperation in the field of Transportation. In particular the collaboration on issues related to:

Traffic management, including issues like data, data fusion, PPA/integrated network management, cooperative systems and automated driving

For this purpose, a Sino-Dutch workshop is organised in Beijing on April 21-22 2016. The workshop is organised by the Research Institute of Highway (RIOH) –

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Seminar: water security improvement and the role of benchmarking

The Holland Innovation Network at the Consulate-General in Shanghai  would like to invite you for the seminar:

Benchmarking of drinking water supply and waste water treatment services

 The seminar will take place at the Consulate-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Shanghai on Monday April 28, 2016 from 09:00.

 

For more information, please check the Events page.

 

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Battery industry in China

Summary 
In 2015, the worldwide battery industry accounted for €73 billion. According to the Freedonia Group, this is expected to grow to €105 billion in 2019, with an annual rise of 7.7%. China is the largest market for batteries, as well as the fastest growing. This publication focuses on market players in China, innovation, battery recycling and government interventions related to the battery industry in China.

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The global battery industry was €73 billion in 2015, and is expected … Read more

Chinese delegation in the Netherlands

In the second week of April, the following Chinese delegation visits the Netherlands:

  • 3 pax. Shanghai International Automobile City (SIAC)
  • 2 pax. EVzone / Shanghai Electric Vehicle Public Data Collecting, Monitoring and Research Center (informatie in de bijlage)
  • 2 pax. China Association of Automobile Manufactures (CAAM)

Therefore a seminar is organized on April 12, in order to introduce them to various Dutch organizations active in New Energy Vehicles, Internet of Vehicles and Intelligent Traffic Systems. Aim is to discuss a … Read more