CIEF 2022 opens and nearly 9,000 projects from around the world participate online

GUANGZHOU, China, September 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair 2022 (CIEF 2022) themed “Science and Technology Innovation for a Smart Future” kicked off in Guangzhou On September 2. This year’s CIEF will run for three days from From September 2 to 4.

CIEF 2022 is jointly organized by the China Association for Science and Technology, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Chinese Academy of Engineering, the Central Committee of the Jiusan Society, the People’s Government of Guangdong Province, and the People’s Government of Guangzhou Municipality and jointly organized by the People’s Government of Guangzhou Municipality and Asia Digital Group. Held both online and offline, CIEF 2022 has set up more than 20 exhibition zones for next-generation information technology, biomedicine and healthcare, and more. It has created a high-quality and efficient matchmaking platform on digital displays through technical means such as AI, metaverse and immersive interaction to achieve data sharing, information exchange and accurate matchmaking.

Nearly 9,000 projects from around the world are participating in CIEF 2022. During CIEF 2022, more than 100 events such as an innovation competition and an achievement auction will be held offline to promote the commercialization and trade of scientific and technological achievements.

The value of commercialization projects this year is expected to be no less than 12 billion yuan

“We must improve the mechanism for the transfer and commercialization of scientific and technological achievements and follow a path that integrates the innovation chain, industrial chain, talent chain, policy chain and capital chain,” General Secretary Xi Jinping stressed.

As a brand event to showcase the achievements of the widespread innovation and entrepreneurship strategy and a key service platform for the commercialization of scientific and technological achievements, CIEF is committed to covering the “last mile” in the commercialization of scientific and technological achievements, providing services for innovation and entrepreneurship, promoting the agglomeration of innovation factors and facilitating the integration of government, enterprises, universities, research institutes, financial support, intermediary services and consumers.

Since 2015, CIEF has exhibited over 16,000 innovation and entrepreneurship achievements and over 23,000 projects have been launched on the Achievements Trading Platform. The value of commercialized projects exceeds 60 billion yuan.

CIEF 2022 focuses on areas such as next-generation IT, smart and new energy vehicles, biomedicine and healthcare, AI and the digital economy. Live streaming studios launched in an online showroom. Special events such as Achievement Auction, Technology Transfer, Project Presentation and Summit will be held to help commercialize more achievements in innovation and entrepreneurship in Guangzhou and even China generally.

During CIEF 2022, more than 2,700 exhibitors will participate in the online exhibition and nearly 9,000 achievements will be included in online display and matchmaking. The value of commercialized achievements for the year is expected to be no less than 12 billion yuan.

The features of the online platform are growing

This year’s CIEF has significantly upgraded the online platform to create a higher level “online” CIEF. The new platform highlights the new model and the new digital exhibition experience. It builds exclusive 3D booths and live streaming studios for exhibitors through new technology usage scenarios, a virtual metaverse and immersive interaction in online showrooms. It also performs functions such as online analysis of enterprise requirements, intelligent matching, performance evaluation, contract signing for planned cooperation, and service tracking.

CIEF’s online platform will be linked to the “Innovation China” platform. It provides services such as “expert pool”, “project pool” and “search pool” to bring together innovative resources such as enterprises, talent, services and finance. CIEF will hold more than 100 online and offline roadshows and meetings every year as a CIEF that “stays open all year round”.

Increasing the functions of the online platform promotes the integration of online and offline CIEF. Online and offline functions will further complement each other so that achievements will be used in more areas in a targeted manner and more scientific and technological achievements will be commercialized, generate benefits in a market-oriented manner and enable economic and social development .

Give full play to the unique advantages and implement Nansha Plan

In June this year, the State Council issued Guangzhou Nansha’s master plan to deepen comprehensive cooperation between Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau with a global perspective (called below “Nansha Plan“), which is another important decision and plan made by the central government to build the Greater Bay Area from a comprehensive and strategic point of view. According to Nansha Planactive efforts will be made to undertake the transfer and commercialization of innovation achievements in fields such as electronic engineering, computer science, marine science, AI and smart cities in Hong Kongand building a high place for transfer and commercialization of scientific and technological achievements in South China.

In order to promote the implementation of Nansha PlanCIEF will use its unique advantages to help Nansha accelerate the construction of an industrial cooperation base for scientific and technological innovation, build a core strategic platform that maintains its foothold in the Bay Area and is oriented towards Hong Kong and Macau with global vision and assistance Guangdong building a strategic anchor point for a new development model.

CIEF 2022 established the Nansha District Achievements Exhibition Area, an online platform for CIEF, to present Nansha District’s science and technology innovation policy, industrial policies as well as technological achievements, promote the gathering of national resources for Nansha technological innovation, and promoting the establishment of a routine liaison mechanism for joint technological innovation with Hong Kong and Macau.

For the first time, an exhibition area for popular science products and technologies was created

In a speech delivered at the National Conference on Scientific and Technological Innovation, the Conference of Academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, and the Ninth National Congress of the Chinese Association for Science and Technology, General Secretary Xi Jinping emphasized that “technological innovation and scientific popularization are important for the pursuit of innovative development. Equal importance should be given to the promotion of science and technological innovation.”

Without a general improvement in scientific literacy, it will be difficult to cultivate a higher caliber of innovation personnel and the rapid commercialization of scientific and technological achievements. CIEF 2022 has established for the first time an exhibition area for popular science products and technologies to support the commercialization of scientific and technological achievements.

In the exhibition area, nearly 200 exhibitors present a wide range of popular science projects. A “close” contact with popular scientific resources and knowledge can stimulate the general public’s interest and enthusiasm for science and technology and then help them develop scientific quality and adopt scientific thinking.

CIEF 2022 is committed to the domestic commercialization of science and technology achievements and also works to expose more people to science and technology so as to lay the foundation for innovative development and support the country’s innovation capacity.

SOURCE Asia Digital Group

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