Global Delegates Dub Innovation, Entrepreneurship Fair A Success

Authors: China Daily

2015-11-18

Delegates from 30 countries and regions, including government officials, world-renowned innovation teams, investors, companies, universities and research institutes, reached a consensus at the fair, which was named the “Chengdu Consensus”.
The 2015 Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair, or GIEF, which is believed to be the first event of its kind in China focusing on entrepreneurship, finished on Nov 11.
Delegates from 30 countries and regions, including government officials, world-renowned innovation teams, investors, companies, universities and research institutes, reached a consensus at the fair, which was named the “Chengdu Consensus”.
The consensus said that innovation and entrepreneurship is an eternal theme for the development of human society; it is a powerful engine for economic development and is part of the development strategy of the world’s major economies. It is the major force to stimulate the vitality of cities and promote their development and it is a common language of all nations and important bridge for international cooperation and exchanges, according to the consensus.
Delegates said the GIEF promoted the gathering, integration and exchange of innovation and entrepreneurship resources and elements worldwide. Participants said they expect the platform to play a greater role in international cooperation and exchanges of innovation and entrepreneurship.
During the GIEF, Chengdu Center Promotion Productivity signed an agreement with three organizations and officially launched the Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Trading Platform. The platform will provide entrepreneurs with services, including transaction and exchanges of equity, products, talents and resources.
More than 150 investment organizations took part in the roadshow and trade fair that followed, which involved 2,686 entrepreneurship programs. Some 109 deals worth 5.32 billion yuan ($ 835 million) were made.
Sixteen entrepreneurial teams, which came from the United States, the United Kingdom, South Korea, Israel and China’s Beijing, Shenzhen, Xi’an and Chengdu, joined the global finals of the Jingrong Cup-Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Contest. They were chosen from 200 programs from around the world during the past two months.
A program called “Snail Sleep” from Beijing won first prize, while “Trendi” from Israel took second, followed by the “Finger Vein Recognition Technology” project from Chengdu in third.
To mark the 40th anniversary of the diplomatic relationship between China and the European Union, an EU-China Business and Technology Cooperation Fair was held at the same time, attracting more than 200 delegates from 27 European countries.
Chengdu High-Tech Zone signed a memorandum of understanding with five companies and organizations in the EU, according to which the two sides will jointly promote cooperation and exchanges among SMEs, universities and high-tech parks in western China and the EU in fields including innovation, trade and investment.
More than 300 Chinese companies and 150 European companies held joint business meetings, covering fields including aerospace, bio-pharmaceuticals, machinery manufacturing, new energy and environmental protection and electronic information. About 160 preliminary intentions of cooperation were agreed on.
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