2022-09-01: The second Road Show for China-Canada Technology Enterprise Exchange and Innovation was successfully held
Gather innovative resources and link the industrial development of China and Canada. On September 1, the Canadian leg of the 2022 Overseas Mass Entrepreneurship and Innovation Week — The second China-Canada Technology Enterprise Exchange and Innovation Road Show docking activity was successfully held.
The event includes the offline venue in Nanjing, the online venue in Toronto and the online venue in Beijing, aiming to introduce the innovation and entrepreneurship policies of Nanjing Gulou District and the general situation of the National Technology Innovation Center in the Yangtze River Delta, and promote the effectiveness of the joint construction of the overseas collaborative innovation Center between China and Canada.
Zhang Li, Director of the Science and Technology Bureau of Gulou District, Nanjing, Wang Liang, Deputy Director of the Overseas Cooperation Department of the Yangtze River Delta National Technology Innovation Center/Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute, Wang Tong, founding partner of Zhongguancun Dahe Capital, China Canada Angel Alliance, Mao Hai, Secretary General of the Angel Hundred People’s Association, and other guests attended, together with relevant representatives of the Canadian Embassy in China, representatives of Canadian innovative technology enterprises, representatives of domestic and foreign investment institutions, and representatives of enterprises in the Yangtze River Delta, Representatives of government parks and others participated.
Zhang Li, Director of the Science and Technology Bureau of Gulou District, Nanjing, introduced the basic economic and social situation, scientific and technological innovation development and scientific and technological innovation policies of Gulou District. Zhang Li said that Gulou District contributes nearly 12% of the total economy with less than 1% of the city’s land area. Since 2018, Nanjing Municipal Party Committee and Government have issued the “Innovation No. 1 Document” for four consecutive years, striving to build a leading national innovative city. Zhang Li focused on the resource endowment, innovation strength, global innovation and the layout of building urban silicon lanes in Gulou District, and introduced the “Zijin Mountain Talent Pioneer Plan – High level Innovation and Entrepreneurship Talent Project” to overseas entrepreneurs in combination with this activity.
Wang Liang, Deputy Director of the Overseas Cooperation Department of the Yangtze River Delta National Technology Innovation Center/Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute, introduced the Center and the Institute and said that, up to now, the Yangtze River Delta National Technology Innovation Center has more than 70 overseas research partners and representative offices in the world, and four are located in Canada. In Canada, the National Innovation Center has reached more than 10 cooperation with relevant Canadian organizations and teams, and has helped many North American technology companies and teams, including Canada, successfully settle down and develop in China. In the future, more advanced technology enterprises are welcome to cooperate and develop here.
The second China Canada science and technology enterprise exchange and innovation activity introduced four Canadian hard science and technology enterprises with the intention of landing. It includes Halion, an advanced enterprise of low power consumption and color changeable nano ink materials, MG, a camera based hand tracking and gesture recognition software project, Mosaic, a leader in new generation 3D printing applications, and Qidni Labs, the world’s smallest and most advanced hemodialysis equipment.
Most roadshow enterprises have strong R&D teams and continuous R&D capabilities, extensive application scenarios, and have established cooperative relationships with many internationally renowned enterprises. For example, the gesture recognition enterprise MG has cooperated with OEMs in more than 25 industries, including automotive, digital signage, electrical appliances, mobile, retail, healthcare, home automation and other fields, including Bosch, Samsung, Toyota, Hyundai, LG and other internationally renowned enterprises. For example, Mosaic, a 3D printing company, launched its SEME patented technology in 2014 to achieve multi material 3D printing at affordable prices. Now it has become the most widely used multi material technology in the market.
Subsequently, the China Canada Angel Alliance and the China Canada Joint Venture Camp will cooperate with China Canada partners to regularly organize Canadian science and technology enterprise roadshows and docking activities, build a bridge between the government and industrial research institutes for overseas excellent enterprises to land in China, and promote overseas enterprises to enter the Chinese market more quickly.