SPI to organise a Business tour to Shenzhen, China with participation in the China High-Tech Forum and Brokerage Event

10 August 2016


Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação (SPI) is going to organise a business tour to Shenzhen, China during the China Hi-Tech Fair 2016 in Shenzhen, China on 16th – 21st, November 2016 to support technological and research collaboration between Chinese and European organizations (ICT and green technologies sector).

The 5-day programme will include participation in the China High-Tech Forum, workshop on EU-China cooperation on ICT and green technologies, B2B meetings, visit to the Hi-Tech fair and visits to local leading companies in Shenzhen.
The business tour is within Dragon-STAR Plus (www.dragon-star.eu), a Horizon 2020 project aiming to facilitate policy dialogue and bilateral collaboration between EU and China. The Dragon-STAR Plus funding will provide travel subsidy to European organizations seeking co-operation with Chinese organizations. It is expected that a minimum of 10 European organizations will benefit from this scheme.
A Call for Applications is open and available at: http://www.dragon-star.eu/14029-2/.

China Hi-Tech Fair 2016 (CHTF, www.chtf.com) is the largest and the most influential scientific and technological fair in china. It has played an important role in commercialization, industrialization and internationalization of high-tech achievements as well as promotion of economic and technological cooperation between China and other countries. Being part of CHTF, the China High-tech Forum has won extraordinary reputation by its high-profile speakers since 1999.