Category Archives: Life Sciences & Health

Scientific Seminar on Behavioural Screening

The Holland Innovation Network at the Consulate-General in Shanghai, Sylics and Noldus Information Technology would like to invite you for the seminar:

Innovative technology for in vivo pharmacology and rodent behavioural phenotyping.

The seminar will take place at the Consulate-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Shanghai on Monday March 8, 2016 from 14:00.

For more information, please check the Events page.

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Nobel Prize for Medicine links to Traditional Chinese Medicine

It would be fair to say that the Nobel Prize in China is a very ambiguous phenomenon. Since the 1950s, 6 Chinese nationals have been awarded The Prize. Given China’s turbulent past and its aftermath, it is not surprising that most of these prizes are domestically blurred by controversy. There are many factors that trigger political sensitivity (historical and distant links to the nationalist Kuomintang would already suffice) and due to anonymous research during the early days of the People’s … Read more

Medtech overview in China

Summary
This article gives a broad overview of the medical sector developments in China. Highlights areprojected against challenges, and opportunities for Dutch involvement are highlighted.

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The medical sector is vastly expanding in China. China has become the second largest pharmaceutical market in the world; and with its size of 17 Billion USD, the medical technology market in China currently ranks fourth. The nearly 1.4 billion people are facing challenges with respect to ageing and chronic disease, and opportunities when … Read more

Competition in the medtech sector in Suzhou, China

Summary
Suzhou is home to two large industrial parks. These two parks compete for business, and the competition leads measures that enhance the attractiveness for Suzhou as a whole. For knowledge-intensive organisations, Suzhou is quickly implementing measures to boost the city’s innovative capacity. This article is based on a presentation by dr. Jiang Feng, vice chairman of the China association of the medical device industry during a medtech-partnering event in Suzhou in September.

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Suzhou is a historical provincial town, … Read more