RIDING ON CHINA'S WAVE
of entrepreneurship and innovation
Wuhan’s emergence as an innovation-oriented economy
30 Oct to 2 Nov 2018 | Wuhan
Wuhan is the largest city in Central China, and ranks amongst China’s most dynamic and leading innovation & entrepreneurship cities. With over 1.3 million undergraduates and postgraduates, Wuhan boost the world’s largest number of university students and is one of the Top three science and education bases in China, and a global leader in high-tech industries. Join us to gain insights into Wuhan’s entrepreneurship and innovation landscape, and clinch your chance to meet with China’s leading technology companies and startups in Wuhan to forge new partnerships into China.
Tech Innovation Wuhan 2018 (T.I.W. 2018) is part of the series of tech events, organised by Enterprise Singapore, to drive partnerships between Singapore and Chinese tech ecosystems to enable market access and understanding of Wuhan’s tech landscape. T.I.W. 2018 is co-sponsored by the Hubei Provincial Science and Technology Bureau, Wuhan East Lake High-Tech Development Zone, the China (Hubei) Pilot Free Trade Zone Office, and Hubei International Science and Technology Exchange Centre.
Why should I
At the end of the programme, participants will be able to:
Gain insights into China’s entrepreneurship and innovation landscape
Understand prevalent models in China towards technology innovation and commercialization
Appreciate Chinese entrepreneurship mindset and culture
Pitch and exhibit your technologies and solutions to potential investors and customers
Identify potential Chinese partners and platforms to venture and scale in China
Promising companies stand to win an exclusive opportunity to participate in up to three months of accelerator program, that will provide incubation, mentorship, and test-bedding opportunities for your company to implement your technologies and solutions in Wuhan to venture into China
Singapore technology startups and SMEs that fulfil the following requirements:
At least 30% local shareholding
Company’s group annual sales turnover is not more than $100mil or group employment size is not more than 200 workers
Product/Technology should already have a proven technically/scientifically viable concept, and a working prototype
Product/Technology involved in Internet of Things (IoT), Smart Buildings, Smart Homes, Smart Transport, Smart Tourism, Smart Robots, New Retail, New Media, E-Commerce, Big Data, Fintech, Artificial Intelligence
*Shortlisted companies will be notified to attend a selection interview session on 14 Sept 2018 (Friday).
Funding support is provided by Enterprise Singapore, and selected Singapore companies may apply to enjoy up to 70% grant support.