Chinese Hi-tech Business Delegation to Europe

From June 11th to 21st 2014, a Chinese Hi-tech Business Delegation of 82 representatives from over 60 tech-based companies from Chengdu Hi-tech Zone visited Belgium, Czech Republic and Germany participating in a series of events including project promotion, match-making meetings, business visits, etc. in the areas of general aviation, ICT, energy saving, environmental protection, life science, modern-agriculture and precision instrument sectors, etc.


The events include EU-China innovation cluster cooperation seminar, EU-China B2B match-making event, project seminar on Europe “Horizon 2020” and business visit to IMEC (Leuven) in Brussels (Belgium); Czech Republic-China industry promotion conference, Czech Republic-China B2B match-makings and business visit to Benesov Airport in Prague (Czech Republic); Sino-German promotion conference & B2B match-makings and business visits to Airbus, Evotec, IBA and Hafencity in Hamburg (Germany). During the match-making meetings, there were in total over 300 meetings organized between 60 Chinese companies and 205 European counterparts from 16 European countries, including Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, France, Greece, UK, Denmark, Italy and Netherlands, through which many Chinese companies have identified potential partners, with 31 Chinese companies having reached agreements of intent with 68 European enterprises, local governments and institutions.