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2017 China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition for Overseas Talents - UK Application Now Open

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China-Britain Technology and Trade Association (CBTTA) is hosting the Preliminary Contest in the UK of the 2017 China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition for Overseas Talents. The application and registration of interests is now OPEN!


2017 China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition for Overseas Talents is organised by the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) and the People’s government of Jilin Province in CHINA which is aiming to attract overseas high-level talents and projects to set up new businesses with advanced technologies in Changchun. Projects are welcomed from individual overseas professionals and professional bodies / project teams to join the competition in the following three major categories:

  1. Health and culture industry (Biomedicine, health services, pension, modern agriculture, cultural creativity, etc.)
  2. Electronic information (IT, new materials, artificial intelligence, optoelectronics, etc.)
  3. Equipment manufacturing and new energies (Automotive, rail transportation, environmental protection, etc.)

Supported by the Science and Technology Department of the Chinese Embassy in the UK, CBTTA will host the Preliminary Contest in the UK. If you are interested and would like to submit an application, please download the application form before completing and sending it to CBTTAInnovateUK@gmail.com. For any enquires, please also email CBTTAInnovateUK@gmail.com.


The UK Preliminary Contest will take place from 1pm to 5pm on 20th April at Jasmine Suite, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA) in Manchester for all the UK finalists to present and defend their projects to a panel of judges from different organisations. Please watch this space for further confirmation of the programme and panel members. 


The UK Preliminary Contest is organised by the following Executive Board Members of the CBTTA:

Dr. Hongwei Zhang, President of CBTTA

Dr. Shengke Zhi, Vice-President of CBTTA

Dr. Hongtao Zhang, Secretary-General of CBTTA

Dr. Ya Gao, Vice Secretary-General of CBTTA

For the background and details of the completion, please see the official announcement below.


China-Britain Technology and Trade Association (CBTTA)



China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition for Overseas Talents

Changchun, China March 15 – June 24, 2017

First Announcement


WHAT IS IT?

Jointly endorsed and approved by the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) and the People’s government of Jilin Province, China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition for Overseas Talents will be conducted from March to June in 2017. The purpose of the event is to attract overseas high-level talents and projects to set up new businesses with advanced technologies in Changchun.

Aiming at creating a service platform for the promotion of science and technology achievements, the organizers call for innovation and entrepreneurship projects to settle in Changchun.

The Organizing Committee cordially welcomes individual overseas professionals and professional bodies / project teams to join the competition and submit projects to the Secretariat in the following three major categories:

Health and culture industry (Biomedicine, health services, pension, modern agriculture, cultural creativity, etc.)

Electronic information (IT, new materials, artificial intelligence, optoelectronics, etc.)

Equipment manufacturing and new energies (Automotive, rail transportation, environmental protection, etc.)

The first prize winners will receive financial support from the Changchun government, PE firms and venture capitals, and will be recommended to participate in the 2017 National Innovation and Entrepreneurship Week.


Organization

Sponsor:

China Association for Science and Technology

People's government of Jilin Province

Organizer:

Overseas Chinese Entrepreneur Alliance (OCEAn), CAST

Jilin Economic and Technical Cooperation Bureau

Jilin Association for Science and Technology

Changchun New District


Organizer in Europe (including the Israeli sub-division):

CAST – FCPAE European (Belgium) Base for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CFBIE)

Co-organizers in Europe:

Federation of Chinese Professional Associations in Europe (FCPAE)

Organizer of Europe (including the Israeli sub-division) Final Contest:

Association of Chinese Professionals in Belgium (ACPB)


Organizer in the UK:

China-Britain Technology and Trade Association (CBTTA)


Dates and location

Registration/Submission Deadline: March 15 - April 15, 2017

UK Final Contest: April 20, 2017

Europe (including the Israeli sub-division) Final Contest: May 6, 2017

China Final Contest: June 22 - 24, 2017

Location of UK Final Contest: Jasmine Suite, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA), Manchester, UK

Location of Europe (including the Israeli sub-division) Final Contest: Brussels, Belgium

Location of the Final Contest: Shangri-La Hotel, Changchun, Jilin Province, P.R. China


COMPETITION Process


Stage One: Preliminary Screening.

The deadline for submitting application forms is April 15th, 2017.


Stage Two: Preliminary Contest.

There are 5 overseas sub-divisions: the eastern part of the U.S., the western part of the U.S., Europe (including the Israeli sub-division), East Asia sub-Division (Japan and South Korea), Asia-Pacific sub-Division (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia and new Zealand.) The Preliminaries are sponsored by Overseas Chinese Entrepreneur Alliance (OCEAn.) and the local Chinese communities. Each sub-division recommends 30 projects to participate in the pre-contest defence. Preliminaries results will be concluded before May 15th, and 50 projects will be selected to enter the finals.

Registration forms must be filled in and submitted online. The qualifying within each European country will be organized by the board of associations of FCPAE assigned by CFBIE. The top 30 projects/programs selected by European sub-division Jury Committee will be qualified to participate the Europe (including the Israeli sub-division) Final Contest on May 6 in Brussels, Belgium. The top 10 projects/programs from Europe (including the Israeli sub-division) Final Contest will participate China Final Contest in Changchun, Jilin Province from June 22 -24 2017.


Stage Three: Final Contest

The Organizing will invite the 50 projects/teams to the final contest to be held in Changchun, and arrange showcases and meetings with financial institutes.


Participation eligibility

Participation Requirements: Participants must be overseas high-level talents of overseas study background (master's degree and above) and now works overseas, intending to start business in China. The European local specialists and entrepreneurs are especially welcome. Individuals and teams currently living in Changchun are not invited.

Eligibility

  1. Start-up projects in principle;
  2. Core members of participating teams must be the legal owner of the intellectual property and copyright of the participating projects;
  3. Participants are expected to provide a business plan with clear business mode including but not limited to: core technology, market prospects, operating strategy, capital need, future planning and information of team members.

Incentives

One first prize, two second prizes and three third prizes are to be awarded in the three main industrial categories. The first-prize projects will be recommended by the Chinese Association for Science and Technology to participate in the main venue during the 2017 National Innovation and Entrepreneurship Week.

The grand prize will be set according to the finals contest's case, and will be recommended by the Chinese Association for Science and Technology to participate in the main venue during the 2017 National Innovation and Entrepreneurship Week.

The fifty finalist projects/teams will be awarded a certificate of honour by the Organizing Committee.

If the finalist projects are settled in the Changchun New District, they will be incorporated in the "Changbai Huigu" excellence overseas high-end leading talent project. In addition, they will also be provided with support in the form of innovation and entrepreneurship funds, subsidized office space and special talent incentives.

CAST – FCPAE European (Belgium) Base for Innovation and Entrepreneurship will also offer various opportunities of other contests or recommend the potential business partnership, such as:

1. Innovation Roadshow Contest of “Intelligent Cities, Green Lives” at FCPAE Annual Forum in France, October 2017

2. Competition of Overseas Talents of “Innovation in Yinzhou, Intelligence Leadership” in Ningbo in 2017

3. Competition of Science and Innovation week in Ningbo, September 2017

4. Recommendation for business partnership in the economic districts of Yangze Delta, Zhujiang Delta, Wuhan, Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, etc.

The top 30 projects/programs participating Europe (including the Israeli sub-division) Final Contest in Brussels, Belgium on May 6 2017 will be granted an award equivalent 100 Euro, the travel subsidy of up to 150 Euro and one overnight stay (one person per project/program). The recommended person/association will be granted an award equivalent 100 Euro as well.

The top 10 projects/programs selected from European sub-division Final Contest, participating China Final Contest will obtain the international travel subsidy of up to 10000 RMB (equivalent approx. 1370 Euro) from the organizer in China.


Contacts:

Information of Europe (including the Israeli sub-division): CAST – FCPAE European (Belgium) Base for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Email: info.cfbie@gmail.com


For enquiries in the UK: China-Britain Technology and Trade Association (CBTTA)

Email: CBTTAInnovateUK@gmail.com


Secretariat, Overseas Chinese Entrepreneur Alliance (OCEAN.)

Contact Person: Xiaoli Chen,

Phone: 13601890939

Email: kaksong@126.com

Party Working Committee Office

Contact Person: Qizhi Wang

Phone: 15843071601

Email: 754196919@qq.com

HOME Program Office of China Association for Science and Technology

Contact Person: Xin Ma

Phone: 13581711315

Email: maxin.hzb@hotmail.com

Jilin Association for Science and Technology

Contact Person: Chunping Jiang

Phone: 13009116396

Email: 799157831@qq.com

The official website: www.cc-rencai.com

The official WeChat: overseas talents’ event on entrepreneurship

Sign in at www.cc-rencai.com and submit true and complete registration information online as required.


CAST – FCPAE European (Belgium) Base for Innovation and Entrepreneurship & China-Britain Technology and Trade Association (CBTTA)

Mar 21 2017


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