2021 KUNSHAN INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP CHALLENGE – ASIA SEMI-FINAL
In collaboration with Overseas Talent Exchange Center and Kunshan local government, Techbridge Ventures will be organizing The Kunshan Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge 2021 – Asia Semi-Finals on the 25th February 2021.
The Challenge is open to Start-ups, SMEs, and Researchers based in Asia, with technology innovations from the following strategic industries of Kunshan:
· Smart Manufacturing
· Clean Tech / Renewable Energy
· Advanced Material
· Medical Devices
· Bio Tech
Participants in the Challenge will have the opportunity to meet and interact with international investors, and pitch their technologies to Kunshan government officials and industries via a closed-door video conference. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top Three Participants in the Asia Semi-Final Round as follows:
First Prize : $1000
Second Prize : $800
Third Prize : $500
Participants will stand a chance to win a fully funded trip to Kunshan later this year* to meet local industry collaborators and participate in the Grand Finals, where they will compete against teams from US, Europe, and China.
Note*: Date is to be determined.
Date: 25th February 2021, Thursday 4-6pm
Application Closing Date: 18th February 2021
Kunshan is a county-level city in southeastern Jiangsu province with Shanghai bordering its eastern border and Suzhou on its western boundary. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Suzhou. As of 2019, Kunshan is considered to have the highest GDP (404.51 billion yuan) of all county-level cities in China.
It has one 100-Billion-yuan industrial cluster for digital technologies and twelve 10-Billion-yuan industrial clusters for other advanced technologies.
For more information, including recent press releases of a "Coffee Innovation Park" by Starbucks and a 5G Millimeter Wave Connector plant by Foxconn please refer to: https://www.techbridgeventures.com/news-detail/35/ .
Interested Start-ups, SMEs, and Researchers are welcome to apply via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or register their interest at this link. Interested participants are also welcome to contact Ms Gu +65 85711816 for more information.
Application Closing Date: 15th February 2021.