Zhongguancun (ZGC) Forum 2021 – The Call to participate is open!

Zhongguancun Forum 2021 – 100 Best Industrial Innovations for International Technology Transfer

CALL FOR THE SELECTION OF SMES, INNOVATIVE STARTUPS, SPINOFFS AND RESEARCH GROUPS

TO BE ACCOMPANIED IN THEIR INTERNATIONALIZATION PROCESS TO CHINA

 

Launched in 2007 and now in its thirteen edition, the Zhongguancun (ZGC) Forum has established itself as an international collaboration platform on the topics of science, innovation and new technologies. The ZGC Forum aims to strengthen the exchange of knowledge, talents and skills by fostering matchmaking between some of the leading experts, innovative companies, academics and government representatives.

The program is promoted by the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology, the China Association for Science and Technology and the Government of Beijing Municipality. In Europe, it is coordinated by SPICI srl – Company for Innovation, Cooperation and Internationalization with the support of the International Technology Transfer Network and it is organized in partnership with InnovUp (the association representing the Italian innovation ecosystem), the Italy China Foundation and ENRICH (the network, promoted by the EU Commission, of centres and hubs that supports the internationalization of European science, technology and innovation).

In the last edition, Italy was represented by about 100 innovative companies that have achieved excellent results. The solutions presented by some of them have been included in the prestigious list of “Top Technologies” showcased during the Forum.

 

Are you an SME, an innovative start-up, a spinoff or a research group interested in the Chinese market?

Are you active in one of these sectors?

New Generation ICT 

Modern Agriculture

Biotechnology & Innovative Medicine

Smart Transportation

Environmental Protection & Sustainable Development

New Energy

Intelligent Manufacturing

New Materials

High-end Medical Device

High-end Equipment

 

Join the online edition of the ZGC Forum to be held from 26 to 28 September 2021 by filling out the registration form in English. The form consists of about 30 questions divided into 7 sections. The information to be provided includes contact details, information about the organization, the project / solution developed and its description, information on the type of cooperation foreseen with China, and information on team members.

The deadline for submitting the application is 20/07/2021.

A wide range of activities will be organized. A group of experts will evaluate the applications received and select the best projects, which will gain access to remote meetings with companies, government administrations, research centers, investors and potential business partners.

For additional information or further clarification, you may call the number +39 081.2530262 or send an email to the following address: startup@spici.eu