IPIEC GLOBAL 2018 German Chapter will be jointly held by WTOIP and China SME Center (Germany) on October 22, 2018 in Berlin. Innovative startups originated from Germany or within Europe, especially in these sectors are encouraged to participate: AI, VR, IoT, Big Data, New Energy, New Materials, Biomedicine and Greentech.
Relying on their strong connection and network across Europe, China SME Center (Germany) will assist in promoting IPIEC GLOBAL 2018 to renowned universities, incubators, accelerators and governmental departments locally in Germany. Through this partnership, IPIEC GLOBAL will be able to extend its footprint even further to major European countries, since apart from the main competition taking place in Germany, activities will also be arranged in Austria, France, Spain, Czech Republic etc. to scout distinguished tech projects and innovative startups for participation.
Similar to other preliminary contests, around 15 projects will be shortlisted for live roadshows during the German Chapter out of the entire participating projects from Germany (Europe) via professional written assessment. Chapter winners will advance into the Semi-final held in December, 2018 in Mianyang, China, whose return international flights and accommodation throughout the trip in China will be covered by the Organizing Committee of IPIEC GLOBAL 2018.
WTOIP is highly positive to another great success of German Chapter with concrete support from China SME Center (Germany). If you are confident to outcompete other excellent tech projects, and also have strong willingness to launch and scale in China, grasp this unique opportunity.
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IPIEC GLOBAL 2018 Key Features
Expanded Geographic Scope
10 Preliminary Contests hosted in: Hong Kong, Australia, UK, Israel, Malaysia, Switzerland, S. Korea, Russia, US and Germany.
Brand New Model
Industrial clusters, governments, top tier enterprises and Sino-Foreign cooperation parks across China will join hands to scout exceptional overseas technologies and offer grand funding worth more than USD$60 mn and supporting policies.
Excellent contestants will gain the opportunity to participate round-trip project roadshow and pitching around China and speak directly with local contacts.
Champion - USD$100,000
Second Place - USD$50,000
Third Place - USD$20,000
Gain direct experience and understanding about China
Build up your network in China
Mentored by prestigious entrepreneurs and experts
Travel across multiple destinations in China at a time
Diverse online and offline promotion
About China SME Center (Germany)
With the approval of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the PRC, ZhongDe Metal Group will give full play to the advantages in business resources to build the China SME Center (hereafter referred to as the Center) in Germany relying on ten representative offices in Europe so as to develop a new service center for serving China's SMEs to "go global" and "bring in". Besides, the Center is the first Chinese SME service organization overseas.
To implement "the Belt and Road" Initiative, innovate its service mode and enhance service capacity, the Center aims to become a public service demonstration center of international development for Chinese SMEs, which will develop business with Germany and even all Europe. Comprehensive and professional services will be provided for the SMEs, industrial associations and services institutions of China and Germany. Served as the "Home for China's SMEs" in Germany (Europe), the Center will help Chinese SMEs make advantage of the advanced technology, capital, talent and other innovative resources from Germany, and help foreign enterprises seek for channels to develop the Chinese market.
In accordance with the principle of "Guided by government, market-oriented operation, and operated by enterprise" and with the guidance of China Centre for Promotion of SME Development and China International Cooperation Association of Small and Medium Enterprises, the Center is managed and operated by ZhongDe Metal Group Investment Co., Ltd. By integrating high-quality resources of China-Germany (Europe) SME service organizations, the Center provides finance, investment, law, accounting, human resource, intellectual property and other services for Chinese SMEs, and helps them lower investment risk and cost overseas, so as to encourage Chinese SMEs to "go global" and "bring in" and enhance international competitiveness.