CHENGDU, China, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — 2017 Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurs Fair, following the success of the first and second session held in 2015 and 2016, was held on May 10-12 in Chengdu. The 3rd Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair officially opened on May 10, 2017 in Chengdu, lasting three days. This Fair was led by Chengdu Municipal government, aiming at promote the connections between startups and the VCs, with the intention to drive the international exchange start-ups and boost the circulation of capital, as well as provide more business opportunities for enterprises.
Chengdu hosted the first Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair in November, in 2015. the total trading volumes reached RMB5.32 billion (US$0.76 billion). More than 3,000 products or projects of 300 companies participated in the transactions, the total trading volumes reached up to RMB16 billion (US$2.285 billion) in the 2nd Fair in 2016. This year, the total trading volumes reached RMB24.25 billion (US$3.457 billion).
As an important part of the Fair, “Global Innovation Space and Demo Day,” was also held from May 10-12 at Chengdu International Exhibition Center. The International Innovation Space and Demo Day, as one of the key display areas, was comprised of famous representatives from overseas innovative enterprises, global scientific and technological giants, and international entrepreneurship incubators.
The International Innovation Space & Demo Day aims to promote the exchange and incubation of global innovative and entrepreneurial resources to structure the global industry ecosystem of “mass innovation and entrepreneurship”. It is noteworthy that the event not only brings together world-leading scientific and technological achievements, displays the newest scientific and technological products, but also provides the venues and communication channels for overseas entrepreneurial organizations and entrepreneurs from Chengdu and the world, guided by the principle of innovation and entrepreneurship.
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