APPLICATION IS NOW OPEN! Kunshan Innovation & Entrepreneurship Challenge 2019 (Singapore Semi-Finals)
About the Challenge
The Kunshan Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge 2019 – Singapore Semi-Finals is organized by Techbridge Ventures in collaboration with Overseas Talent Exchange Center (Shanghai) and Enterprise Singapore. Selected participants will have the opportunity to present their business plan to Kunshan government officials, as well as local investors in Singapore.
The top three winners of the Singapore Semi-Finals will receive cash prizes of $1000, $500 and $300 respectively. Selected finalists will win a fully subsidized trip to Kunshan and compete at the Kunshan Global Finals with other competitors from US, Europe, and China. Winners in the Kunshan Global Finals will receive cash prizes ranging from 50k to 500k RMB, as well as potential offers to form a joint venture with local companies and further investment funding from Kunshan Government.
Kunshan is a county-level city under the administration of Suzhou City. Neighbouring Shanghai and Suzhou, Kunshan is a perfect choice for overseas investment and an ideal location for setting up business/joint ventures with local partners. Kunshan has 1 ￥100B industrial cluster for ICT technologies and 12 ￥10B industrial clusters for other technologies. Value of the output from its emerging industries (including energy efficiency devices and environmental protection, IoT, renewable energy, biomedical, flat panel display, high-end equipment manufacturing, software and integrated circuit, new materials) has exceeded 378.7B RMB in Year 2016.
Technologies of Interest
The local industries and government have strong interest in advanced technologies including Smart manufacturing (including automation and robotic technologies), medical devices, semiconductor, advanced materials, renewable energy, environmental remediation, wastewater treatment and Opto-electronics.
The Kunshan Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge is an ideal platform for Singapore innovators to identify suitable collaborators and funding to enter the Chinese market. The organizer will collect feedback from the China Partners on potential collaboration opportunities and follow up with selected participants after the competition.
Date: 26th March 2019, Tuesday 1-5pm
Venue: Enterprise Singapore, 230 Victoria Street, Level 10 Bugis Junction Office Tower, Singapore 188024
To register your interest to participate in the Kunshan Innovation & Entrepreneurship Challenge, please email email@example.com or call +65 85711816.
Registration will end on 8th March 2019.