Call for Applications: Global Innovation Summit 2022

InnoEU-Tech Bridge is calling for tech start-ups, scale-ups, and SMEs eager to do the first steps toward Asia and raise investments. Here is your ch

InnoEU-Tech Bridge is calling for tech start-ups, scale-ups, and SMEs eager to do the first steps toward Asia and raise investments. Here is your chance to pitch and win a business trip to China!

Perhaps you have progressed beyond proof of concept? Are confident of your goals, but would benefit from the perspectives and specialised assistance of experts to move international, in order to explore one of the world’s leading innovation hubs in Asia? Are you ready to go international and connect with new partners or investors from China?

The Global Innovation Summit could make a decisive difference for you!

We at InnoEU-Tech Bridge dedicate our time to supporting and developing innovative tech startups with high potential for scalability, by connecting innovative entrepreneurs, corporates, and investors from Europe and Asia. With the annual Global Innovation Summit, InnoEU-Tech Bridge engages qualified mentors, and partners with the specific expertise to support and ensure the development of your business idea through effective, concrete strategies.

Program Structure

Throughout the program, you will benefit from tailor-made mentorship to address specific needs, pitch-training, and the opportunity to join our know-how session. Additionally, the Global Innovation Summit will provide international visibility and serve as an intermediary to connect the selected startups with an appropriate network and create opportunities to share knowledge and identify support among Chinese business partners, corporates, and investors.

Join the Global Innovation Summit and take your business idea to the next level and win a trip to China!

An international jury nominates the most promising innovations and business plans for the Chinese market based on your online pitch. Winners are invited to a sponsored business trip to China*. Delegates will attend several networking and pitch events along a 5-day trip with stops in Beijing, Shanghai, and Chengdu.

Ideal candidates for the Global Innovation Summit:

  • Relevant products and business models for the Chinese market
  • Technology Readiness Level 4+
  • Tech-related company, established for at least 2+ years
  • Clear future objectives and motivation to develop further
  • Patent filed for critical IP
  • Clear Business Plan for China
  • First international customer

The participation is free of charge for up to 10 teams. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by our team for an evaluation interview and a first market fit assessment. Applying start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs from Europe should meet the criteria stated above. In case you are unsure, please reach out to us via email or the contact form.

Find a detailed description in our Call for Application guide and apply for the Global Innovation Summit until 30-June 2022 via the F6S platform.

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