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    Join the 2018 InnoSTARS Competition on May 16 in Atlanta

    Are you a startup company interested in the China market, Chinese investment, or finding Chinese partners?

    On May 16, 2018, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM ET, US China Innovation Alliance (UCIA) and China Science and Technology Exchange Center (CSTEC), supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology of the P.R. China (MOST), are hosting the 2018 InnoSTARS competition at the Metropolitan Club in Atlanta, Georgia. The Association of Chinese Professionals is a co-organizer for the Atlanta Preliminary.

    The 2018 InnoSTARS competition is a platform that connects U.S.-based technology companies with Chinese investors, corporates, and strategic partners. This competition aims to provide U.S.-based technology companies a better understanding of the market opportunities available in China. Companies will have 10 minutes to present to an audience including: corporates, early-stage technology executives, investors and investment advisors.

    Qualified preliminary winners will be extended an invitation to join the 2018 three-city China road-show to compete in the InnoSTARS Semi-Finals, and potentially even the Finals. The road-show will include introductions to Chinese environmental corporates, universities, regulators, and investors interested in U.S. innovation. Semi-finalists’ round-trip China airfare, hotels, and meals are covered by InnoSTARS, and winners receive cash prizes and media recognition. The industries of focus will include:

    • Healthcare and Biotechnology
    • Advanced Manufacturing
    • Environmental Technology
    • Renewable Energy and New Materials
    • Information and Communication Technology
    • Artificial Intelligence and Augmented/Virtual Reality


    The application deadline is Sunday, May 6. 

    If you are interested in joining the competition or if you would like more details, please visit the InnoSTARS website or email Bing Zeng at bingzeng@gmail.com.


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