More than 2,000 projects from 7 competition areas around the world participated in the 2021 Golden Panda Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition Finals successfully concluded in Chengdu
On October 21, 2021, the finals of the 2021 Golden Panda Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, hosted by the Chengdu Municipal People's Government and undertaken by Chengdu High-tech Zone, came to a successful conclusion at Jingronghui, Chengdu High-tech Zone. As one of the series of activities of the 2021 Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair, the Golden Panda Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition takes "Industrial High-tech Innovation Driven" as its theme, aims to build a well-known brand in the International Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, and selects a batch of key breakthroughs for the world." Excellent teams and enterprises with key core technologies and leading the improvement of industrial energy level, by providing platforms and open scenarios, discover and support a group of high-quality teams and technological innovation enterprises to settle in Chengdu High-tech Zone. The competition lasted for more than 2 months and was divided into four stages: project solicitation, preliminary competition in the competition area, online direct competition, project review, and finals. The 46 projects were divided into three fields: TMT field, BT biotechnology field and X future technology field Finalist. Among the shortlisted projects, there are many cutting-edge technologies such as machine language learning, nano-polymer materials, plant genetic improvement, and unmanned aerial vehicles. More than 60% of the project's founding team members have doctoral degrees or above from well-known universities at home and abroad. The innovation of the finals adopts the form of a field competition, and 21 senior industry experts and executives of well-known domestic investment institutions are invited to serve as judges to give professional scores from multiple dimensions such as project innovation and differentiated competition, business model, and team potential. After 6 hours of fierce competition, the R&D and industrialization project of electromagnetic planetary gear technology in the field of TMT, the R&D and application project of antimicrobial peptides in the field of BT biotechnology, and the research project of photoelectric detection technology of a new generation of unmanned systems in the field of X future technology were summarized. Get the laurel crown. According to reports, this competition has set up 7 competition areas in Silicon Valley of the United States, Paris of France, Seoul of South Korea and Beijing, Shenzhen, Wuhan and Chengdu of China, attracting more than 2,000 projects to participate, setting a new high and further consolidating the global innovation and entrepreneurship of Golden Panda The results of the three-year competition. After the finals, an award ceremony and an industrial innovation and talent development summit forum were held. All academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences were invited to give keynote speeches. Senior executives of Xiaomi, Ali and other companies, and representatives of well-known investment institutions attended and held theme sharing and roundtable dialogues to share the latest industry trends and cooperation opportunities. The site also attracted representatives of more than 30 investment institutions to connect with the participating projects, and at the same time invited 32 domestic and foreign high-tech enterprises to display and interact with products on the spot, attracting many visitors to stop and experience the interaction. The person in charge of the electromagnetic planetary gear technology research and development and industrialization project who won the first prize in the TMT field said that the Golden Panda Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition has built a high-quality policy and investment and financing docking platform for the project, and deeply felt the innovative vitality of Chengdu High-tech Zone through the competition. And the excellent business environment, the follow-up will actively promote the development of the project in Chengdu High-tech Zone. "In addition to actively promoting the implementation of the winning projects, many participating companies and teams have also consulted on the establishment of Chengdu High-tech Zone." The relevant person in charge of the Science and Technology Talent Bureau of Chengdu High-tech Zone said that Chengdu High-tech Zone will continue to connect with the development of excellent project teams. To meet the needs, provide professional services for them, accelerate the establishment of teams with the intention to settle in Chengdu High-tech Zone, and create a gathering place for innovative and entrepreneurial talents.