The 1st Innovation Competition of International Talents will hold the Australian Regional Division in Sydney before gathering the competition winners from Australia, Israel, Germany, Japan and the USA in Shenzhen in April.
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SETO and competition
This competition is the natural progression along a path of excellence devised by SETO to promote excellence in industry, commerce and culture in Shenzhen by blending the best the world has to offer with the dynamism and drive of China’s very first Special Economic Zone. Shenzhen has been creating success since the city was formed in 1980 to be a test bed for market capitalism mixed with Chinese socialism. The ‘experiment’ was a huge success and today the Pearl River Delta region is the largest manufacturing base in the world.
The Shenzhen Economic and Trade Office (SETO) have launched their 2016 initiative to lure the best and brightest of Australia’s entrepreneurs to one of the most successful of Chinese Special Economic Zones. The 1st Innovation Competition of International Talents will hold the Australian Regional Division in Sydney before gathering the competition winners from Australia, Israel, Germany, Japan and the USA in Shenzhen in April.
Judging by the entries received already and the buzz at the conference, interest and involvement by Australian entrepreneurs is growing rapidly. Just some of the participants already signed up for the competition are E-ink keyboard, Cloud computing, Virtual Consulting and their Qirx software and several more. Given the growth in interest garnered through the previous UNSW Startup China competitions and the full backing of the Shenzhen government and SETO, it is envisaged this year’s Australian Regional Division will be hotly contested. The very best from Australia will be going up against the very best the developed world can muster; simply getting through to the final in China will be a major accomplishment.