GIEF 2017

"Think globally, act locally."

 

Aim of the event

The 2017 China (Chengdu) Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair, which lasted for three days: from May 10th to 12th. The fair was held to promote publishing, exhibitions, trading of cutting edge technologies, and developing innovation driven economy globally.

Activities of the event

The UCIP project was presented to a large set of international delegations. This allowed us create awareness on the project and on the need for university collaborations in terms of innovation and technology transfer. Our delegation visited the GIEF roadshow of represented companies and technologies in Chengdu to establish new and relevant industry connections.

Results of the event

On a general level this event contributed at initiating new international collaborations on innovation and entrepreneurship. In terms of the UCIP project, we were able to present and get feedback on our project and initiate new contacts which may be useful in the near future. Amongst others, the UCIP team visited EUPIC, the Tianfu Life Science Park, and The Pi Du District.

Pictures from the workshop can be found here.