Intellectual Property Innovation & Entrepreneurship Contest
The Intellectual Property Innovation & Entrepreneurship Contest (IPIEC), is now in its third year, and will be receiving applications from UK companies for the first year in 2017. Winners of the UK competition will have the chance to travel to Guangzhou in January 2018 to take part in the final, with a top prize of USD100,000 on offer as well as the chance to pitch to leading investors in China. This competition is organised by WTOIP, and supported by the Guangzhou local government and tech transfer office.
The organisers would welcome applications from UK start-ups/entrepreneurs in the areas of: new energy, agriculture technology, environmental technologies, new materials, robotics/AI, biomedicine, internet & big data. The attached document highlights some specific companies and the specific areas they are looking to invest in.
Further details on how to apply for this competition can be found on CBBC’s website here. Final deadline for applications is 31st August, 2017.
Successful applications for the first round of applications will be invited to attend the CBBC SME China Forum on 26th September in Bristol to participate in the UK project pitching competition.