Startup pitch competitions are a popular way to get noticed and sometimes receive some extra cash. But there’s a trend emerging that involves a new prize – gaining access to China. CGTN’s Mark Niu reports.
On May 18th, InnoSTARS San Francisco preliminary competition was successfully completed, offering an opportunity for 20 pre-selected early-stage technology companies to present their innovations and readiness for the China market. The competing companies presented innovations spanning a broad range of industries, including: Environmental Technology, Renewable Energy and New Materials, Information and Communication Technology, Artificial Intelligence and Augmented/Virtual Reality.
US China Innovation Alliance (UCIA) and Innosphere are excited to announce the results of the first InnoSTARS Denver pitch competition that concluded on April 27, 2018. The following seven companies will move onto the InnoSTARS semi-final round taking place in China this fall while participating in an all-expense paid innovation road trip.
After the devastation wrought on Houston by Hurricane Harvey last year, the city is looking forward while rebuilding its downtown, strengthening its flood defenses and announcing plans for an innovation district “for startups and imaginative endeavors.” It is significant that JITRI is investing in Houston, considering its status as a major research center in China.
The third U.S.-China Innovation and Investment Summit (UCIS) has brought another wave of technology and innovation investment to Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States. More than 500 participants from the two countries, including entrepreneurs and investors, are meeting here on Monday and Tuesday, exchanging views and looking for opportunities in the fields of innovation and technology. […]
The proposed China U.S. Biotechnology Innovation Center, also known as CUBIC, will serve as a bridge for Chinese companies looking to invest in Houston, and vice versa.
In order to focus on fostering cutting-edge biomedical companies, a Chinese nonprofit plans to open an innovation centre in the Texas Medical centre.