China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition
for Overseas Talents
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ChANGCHUN, China March 15 – June 24, 2017
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:
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.)
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.
China Association for Science and Technology
People's government of Jilin Province
Overseas Chinese Entrepreneur Alliance (OCEAn), CAST
Jilin Economic and Technical Cooperation Bureau
Jilin Association for Science and Technology
Changchun New District
Dates and location
Registration: March 15 - April 15, 2017
Preliminary Contest: April 15 - May 15, 2017
Final Contest: June 22 - 24, 2017
Location of the Final Contest:
Four Points by Sheraton Changchun, Hi-Tech Zone
Stage One: Preliminary Screening.
The deadline for online 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 defense. Preliminaries results will be concluded before May 15th, and 50 projects will be selected to enter the finals.
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 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. Individuals and teams currently living in Changchun are not invited.
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.
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 honor 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.
Secretariat, Overseas Chinese Entrepreneur Alliance (OCEAN.)
Contact Person: Xiaoli Chen,
Party Working Committee Office
Contact Person: Qizhi Wang
HOME Program Office of China Association for Science and Technology
Contact Person: Xin Ma
Jilin Association for Science and Technology
Contact Person: Chunping Jiang
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