IPIEC Global 2017 UK Session successfully held in Bristol, UK on September 26, 2017
Jointly organized with China-Britain Business Council (CBBC), WTOIP’s 1st IPIEC Global 2017 UK Session was a success with top 3 projects unveiled after fierce competition and careful assessment conducted by our panel judges, which are:
1. Modo System - A Visualised System Unifying Multiple Digital Resources and Cloud Storage
2. That Figures Healthcare Efficiency and Capacity Project
3. ROVAR - Remotely Operated Subsea Forklift for Heavy Load Handling
Live presentations for 10 contesting projects were delivered on stage by their representatives, who are mainly from innovation and technology companies and research institutes in the UK. Each presentation was required to be finished within 3 minutes, followed by the 5-min interactive Q&A session between the contestants and judges.
Panel judges reckon that, these top 3 technologies represent outstanding innovative ideas and technologies combined with well-polished business plans, conveying sufficient and promising commercial viability for future development.
Top 3 contestants from IPIEC Global UK Session will be awarded complimentary China Business Starter Pack worth USD$2,000. Package includes preliminary market research on specific market segment in China, online and offline promotion opportunities, as well as business pitch and matchmaking services in China for one year.
According to the set rules, top 3 contestants will be qualified for the Semi-final Contest to be held in early December, 2017 in Guangzhou, China. During their trip to China, they will also join the other top 27 contestants from the rest of the world to participate the International Innovation Workshop, where local business visits will be organized for contestants to meet top-tier Chinese enterprises and industrial clusters, for their better understanding of the business environment in China and the business model that suits the China market. Besides, seminars given by investors and entrepreneurs from renowned enterprises and government officials will also be arranged in the Workshop program where contestants can gain valuable information, knowledge and insights on entrepreneurship and intellectual property with a focus on the China market. The Workshop program will serve as a compelling opportunity for overseas contestants to directly communicate with top Chinese entrepreneurs so as to bridge the innovations and strengthen the cooperation between East and West.
Deadline of project submission of IPIEC Global 2017 is October 31, 2017, meaning that even if you have missed the opportunity to showcase your project at the UK Session, you are welcomed to submit your application by the deadline for written assessment conducted by the Organising Committee of IPIEC Global 2017. Electronic qualification notice will be delivered to you via your submitted email during November.
Your application can be submitted via:
1. Official website of IPIEC Global 2017: https://www.wtoip.com/ipiecglobal2017/register_en
2. Official mailbox of IPIEC Global 2017: email@example.com (Please attach the filled application form together with your project introduction e.g. PPT, and/or video file/link etc.)
Highlights of IPIEC Global 2017
Multimillion-Dollar Tech Funding & Grand Cash Prize
Top-tier Chinese enterprises will provide specific tech demands related to their industry sectors, and reward satisfactory and qualified technologies with funding valued at over USD$24,000,000 (with IP protection). Grand cash prize totaling USD$170,000 will also be granted to our winners at the final contest.
List of Tech Scouting from Top-tier Chinese Enterprises
(For further information regarding technology requirements, please visit: www.wtoip.com/ipiecglobal2017_en)
Government incentives including but not limited to office space, financing, taxation, and business administrative support will be provided for outstanding projects, thanks to China’s innovation-nurturing environment.
IP Planning and Project Implementation Support
Semi-finalists will receive China IP planning and project implementation services. They can also benefit from project matchmaking services and ongoing online promotion opportunities from WTOIP’s channels.
About IPIEC Global
IPIEC Global is an innovation and entrepreneurship contest to promote revolutionary technologies, and to improve the awareness of the general public about technology trends and IP concepts.
For any inquiries relating to IPIEC Global 2017, please contact the Organising Committee via: firstname.lastname@example.org.