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

Opportunities for Dutch semiconductor equipment companies in China

The semiconductor industry is extremely important for both China and the Netherlands. China accounts for 56% of the global semiconductor sales market which totals 330 billion US$. In addition, in 2015 China was the only region in the world that showed growth year over year in semiconductor sales, namely +7.7% (see figure below).

2015 Semiconductor sales and YoY growth by region (source: SIA)

2015 Semiconductor sales and YoY growth by region (source: SIA)

There is another very strong indicator of the importance of the Chinese semiconductor industry; in September 2014, … Read more

China’s 13th Five-Year Plan: focus on innovation

It’s nothing new, but it’s on (official) paper. China’s focus for the upcoming five year is on “innovation”. The second chapter (just after the guiding principles, main objectives and development concepts) in the 13th Five-Year Plan is how to implement the strategy of an innovation-driven development in China. Science and technology’s contribution to economic growth in 2020 is pinpointed at 60%.

Every five year the Chinese government announces a “Five-Year Plan”. This plan describes goals and targets for upcoming years,

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Collaboration in Semiconductor Design, Equipment and MEMS

Reason for action: Shanghai Semicon Hub and Dutch Excellence

For both China and the Netherlands, the semiconductor sector represents a significant part of the domestic innovative ecosystem. The value chain in the Netherlands is one of the globally most competitive, due to a tight interaction between universities, engineering schools and businesses. International talents work together on both established and novel concepts in this industry, where they closely integrate in an international network of excellence. The Dutch semiconductor expertise is strongest … Read more

Scientific Seminar on Behavioral Screening

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Company visit
Sylics (www.sylics.com) and Noldus Information Technology (www.noldus.com/cn) will be in China during the week of March 7-11. If you or your colleagues are interested in receiving detailed information about automated behavioral screening, and discussing possibilities and advantages of this innovative technology, they would be glad to visit to your company. Please feel free to contact us for more information.
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Seminar: Collaboration in Semiconductor Design, Equipment and MEMS

The Holland Innovation Network at the Consulate-General in Shanghai and the Holland High Tech China Center in Suzhou would like to invite you for the seminar:

Collaboration in Semiconductor Design, Equipment and MEMS.

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

 

For more information, please check the Events page.

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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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Shanghai government stimulates investing in start-ups

Summary
Since February, the Shanghai government compensates investment firms for losses incurred while investing in early stage and seed funded tech startups. Goal is to encourage local entrepreneurship, especially those that bring “global impact” and “innovation” to the tech industry in China.

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The Shanghai Science and Technology Committee (STCSM), together with the city’s finance bureau and its development and reform commission announced to compensate as much as 60% of any actual losses suffered from seed investments in technology … Read more