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Japans koraaleilandje kan sleutelrol gaan spelen in technologische ontwikkeling

April 16th 2018 - 14:31

Japanse onderzoekers hebben rond het eilandje Minami Torishima een enorme hoeveelheid bijzondere en kostbare metalen gevonden. Deze worden gebruikt bij het maken van mobiele telefoons, elektrische auto's en andere nieuwe technologie. Het gaat onder andere over de metalen Europium, Dysprosium en Yttrium.

Michel Rademaker gaf een toelichting over deze ontwikkelingen in het NOS Journaal van vrijdag 13 april 2018. (vanaf 00:20:01)

Michel Rademaker is the deputy Director of HCSS. He has fifteen years of hands-on experience as an officer in The Royal Netherlands Army, where he held various military operational and staff posts and also served a term in former Yugoslavia. He has a masters degree obtained at the University of Tilburg. After leaving the armed forces, Mr. Rademaker went on to work at the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) as a project and program manager and senior policy advisor on security topics for ten years. Eg. as NATO RTO project leader, he and his team developed serious gaming assessment methods and conducted several assessments of security technologies, and worked on numerous strategic security topics.