SPICI, in collaboration with its partner, ITTN-International Technology Transfer Network, works to improve and strengthen the S&T cooperation between Italy and China.

We have a long-term experience in collaborating with the Municipality of Suzhou: in our headquarter  we have established the Suzhou Center for International Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Thanks to our relations with Suzhou, we announce the participation to Italian enterprises to “Win in Suzhou Win the FutureVenture Contest for International Entrepreneurs: a global high-level talent innovation and entrepreneurship competition created by Suzhou in 2011.

Last year, the competition has successfully been held, covering more than 40 countries and regions around the world.

In 2022, the Competition will include bilateral sessions with different Countries (Japan, Singapore, North America, France, United Kindgom, Sweden) and there will be also a special session dedicated to the cooperation between Italy and China, aimed at finding outstanding talents and projects in leading industries and cutting-edge science and technology fields, and build a green channel for innovation and entrepreneurship leading to Suzhou between 2 countries.

The program is held on the occasion of “Venture Week for International Elites in Suzhou”, Suzhou is one of the most competitive cities and one of the three major industrial cities in China. It has strong industrial integration strength worldwide, and its comprehensive strength of scientific and technological innovation has ranked first in the province for 11 consecutive years. There are more than 100 research institutes and R&D bases, and the number of science and technology business incubators above the provincial level ranks first in the province.

The program is promoted by the Municipality of Suzhou, Gusu Human Resources and Social Security Bureau, Suzhou (Italy) International Domestic Maker Training Center, and coordinated in Italy by SPICI.

The Italian enterprises (also talents, team) with achievements in scientific and technological innovation and business plans interested in collaborating in Suzhou are invited to attend this competition in the following fields:

  • New Generation of Information Technology,
  • Biotechnology, Nanotechnology,
  • Artificial Intelligence, or New Material,
  • New Energy,
  • Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical,
  • Smart Grid,
  • Outsourcing Services,
  • Equipment Manufacturing,
  • Photoelectric,
  • Integrated Circuit and Software,
  • Modern Communication,
  • Energy Conservation,
  • Environmental Protection,
  • Digital Economy
  • Aeronautics & Astronautics.

An outstanding jury will select the “best” technologies and among the participants there will be three winners that will win cash awards.

The deadline to register is March 15, 2022.

Register here to the Competition

Registration Form