2021 Singapore-Liaoning Innovation & Commercialization Roadshow
ABOUT THE ROADSHOW
In collaboration with Enterprise Singapore and Liaoning Polarix Group (“Polarix”), Techbridge Ventures will be organizing the 2021 Singapore-Liaoning Innovation & Commercialization Roadshow ("Roadshow").
The objective of the Roadshow is to identify Singapore-based companies and collaborators who have an interest to commercialize their innovations in Liaoning through the Polarix Science and Culture Technology Park ("SCTP") in Shenyang city.
We are pleased to share that our Investment Partner, Gemdale Group, one of China’s largest real estate companies, will be participating to identify investment opportunities in the Roadshow.
The Roadshow is open to all Singapore-based Researchers, Start-ups and SMEs with relevant technology innovations for commercialization.
Through this Roadshow, up to 8 participating teams will be selected by Polarix to testbed their innovations in SCTP and Shenyang.
Eligible Start-ups can receive investment of up to 1.5 million USD from Gemdale Group.
The following prizes will be awarded to winners of the Roadshow:
· First Prize: S$1,000
· Second Prize: S$800
· Third Prize: S$500
Applicants’ projects for this Roadshow should be from the following sectors: Edutech, Artificial Intelligence, Fintech, Digital Media, Med Tech & Health Tech, Smart Home and Smart City.
The Roadshow is an ideal platform for Singapore Innovators and Companies to identify collaboration and funding opportunities in Shenyang, Liaoning.
An online webinar will be organized before the Roadshow for Polarix and Gemdale to explain their criteria for Testbedding Projects and Investments.
Date: Week of 15th March 2021, exact date to be confirmed.
Closing Date for Applications : 1st of March 2021
2. Interactive Webinar on Investment and Testbedding Projects
Date: 2 weeks before the Roadshow, exact date to be confirmed.
Priority to participate in the webinar will be given to Applicants.
Shenyang is located in Northeast China and Central Liaoning, at the center of the Northeast Asian Economic Circle and the Bohai Rim Economic Circle. It is the capital of Liaoning Province, the political, economic and cultural center of the Northeast China, as well as an important manufacturing base for advanced industrial equipment. It has been one of China's most important industrial bases with equipment manufacturing as its main focus since the founding of People’s Republic of China.
Shenyang has a population of 8.32 million and a regional GDP of more than 700 billion yuan (~107 billion USD). On 31st October 2019, Shenyang was selected to join the first batch of 5G commercialization cities. In 2015, the State Council approved the construction of the China-German (Shenyang) Advanced Equipment Manufacturing Industrial Park, which has become a role model for connecting Made in China 2025 with German Industry 4.0.
Shenyang's leading industries include automobile and parts manufacturing, equipment manufacturing, information and communications technology, med tech, chemical engineering, food deep processing, aviation, steel, and non-ferrous metal deep processing.
Founded in 2009, Liaoning Polarix Group is a modern enterprise group integrating businesses in the petrochemical industry, logistics and transportation industry, and petrochemical trading industry. In 2019, the group companies’ revenue reached 153.1 billion RMB (~23 billion USD).
Gemdale was founded in early 1988, and is headquartered in Shenzhen, China. It was one of the first listed real estate companies with nationwide business coverage across all of China. Gemdale’s businesses include development, sales, and operation of residential and commercial real estate, real estate financing, property services and community operations, and sports industry cluster operations. Its total asset is approximately 278.4 billion CNY (~43 billion USD). In 2018, Gemdale reported a revenue of 162.3 billion CNY (~25 billion USD).
In recent years, Gemdale has ventured into early-stage investments and have made investments into AI and Med Tech start-ups based in China and United States.
Interested start-ups, SMEs, and Researchers are welcome to contact us via email at Innovation@tbv.sg or register their interest at this link. Interested participants are also welcome to contact Ms Dora Gu at +65 85711816 for more information.