The InnoSTARS online competition marks the end of the 2018 InnoSTARS preliminaries. We received 963 applications this year from around the US and invited 281 companies in total to pitch in front of our expert judges. It has been a tremendous 5 months meeting with innovators from all top hubs. The journey of innovation, however, will continue…
Houston – August 1, 2018 – InnoSTARS, organized by US China Innovation Alliance, a nonprofit with the mission to connection US innovations with Chinese resources, is a nationwide competition that selects US technology companies for the Chinese market and investors. With the successful completion of the InnoSTARS Seattle preliminary round on July 27th, 2018 InnoSTARS has completed its US preliminary round spanning seven US cities.
What does Seattle have in common with Chicago, Denver, Atlanta, Houston, San Francisco, and Boston? It is one of the 7 US cities to host the InnoSTARS competition this year. Across US, near 1,000 US companies have applied to the 2018 InnoSTARS competition for a coveted chance to go to China this fall on an all-expense paid trip to compete for cash prizes and meet market expansion partners and investors.
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.