CHENGDU, China, July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 26th, the 2016 Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair, themed "Creative leadership; win-win cooperation", has drawn to a conclusion. Over the three days, GIEF has attracted participants from 5 continents and 36 countries, including participants from the United States, Germany, Korea, Australia and Israel. More than 500 VIP guests came to Chengdu, talked about innovation and entrepreneurship, and formed a win-win exchange. Chengdu International Innovation Space attended the fair which was hosted by the Chengdu Municipal Government.
This year's Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair focused on the cutting edge of science and technology from life sciences, gravitational waves to artificial intelligence, big data, virtual reality and more. Scientists and the most talented engineers gathered and discussed the future trends of scientific and technological innovation.
Over the same period, the 2016 Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair has come to a close at Hall No.1 and No.2 in Chengdu Century City New International Convention and Exhibition Center. The three-day exhibition attracted over 100,000 attendees, over seven times more than the first GIEF. It has witnessed more than 3,000 trading programs and its trading volume is expected to fulfill over RMB 16 billion (nearly US$2.461 billion). It also established the first government investment fund in Chengdu, "Chengdu-Qianhai Industry Investment Fund", with an initial scale of RMB 40 billion. The abundant achievements made in this year's Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair have highlighted the promising prospect of the future economic development in Chengdu, and made great contribution to promoting the win-win cooperation of innovation and entrepreneurship around the world.
The Debut of "International Innovation Space" Wowed the Audience
Compared to the first GIEF in 2015, the scale of the Fair this year was significantly expanded with a stronger emphasis on internationalism and representation. To constantly increase the sustainability, penetrability and international influence of the Fair, the "2016 Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair (Exhibition)" first launched the "International Innovation Space".
The "International Innovation Space", as one of the key display areas, is comprised of the famous representatives from innovative overseas enterprises, global technological giants, and international entrepreneurship incubators. They include Google, entrepreneurship incubator as well as accelerator Plug & Play, innovative and entrepreneurial organization Slush from Finland, the UAV(unmanned aerial vehicle) company Parrot from France, FxGear from Korea, and the Internet Service Platform for entrepreneurship 36Kr from China and so on. The Zone aims to promote the exchange and incubation of global innovative and entrepreneurial resources to structure the global industry ecosystem of "mass innovation and entrepreneurship.
What is noteworthy is that the "International Public Innovation Space" not only gathered together the globally advanced scientific and technological products, but also established the "International Innovation Space Open Day" available to the public. With a subject of innovation and entrepreneurship, "Open Day" invited eight important guests to give speeches, including Google, Slush from Finland, Shen Yipei who carried his team to championships in 2015 China-US Young Maker Competition and the talented Cao Hui from China.
Open Day event lighting up the Exhibition
During the 3-day exhibition, "International Innovation Space" spread out numerous highlights, catching people's attention. The technological products of giant enterprises came on stage one by one including series products of Google VR, flying shows of drones in the air from the French company Parrot, magic mirrors for cloth exchanging that are based on the AR technique from the Korean company FXGear, Parrot intelligent Bluetooth ear phones which can control the sound effects by recognizing the movements on faces and voice dynamics, intelligent table service robots deeply loved by children and the new brand multiple touch screens and so on. They showed the public an amazing exhibition and gave the visitors the experience they never ever had before.
On the Open Day activity of "International Innovation Space" on the morning of June 25th and 26th, guests from all over the globe made their appearance one after another. Facing the visitors, they shared 8 speeches. It included Google's global marketing strategies, Slush theme sharing -- entrepreneurship platform; the theme and project sharing of 2015 China-US Young Maker competition winner 's products "nuts fit"; the theme sharing of Chinese innovative genius Cao Hui's product" SKIIN intelligent skating system", Chinese innovation technology companies www.orieange.com and www.Pinpinman.com, a group-shipping community that helps people get their shipping from China quickly at the best price. Pinpinman provides a faster and covered shipping service at the best price to people who are shipping from China.
2016 Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship fair has showed the new trend of global innovation and entrepreneurship "with all directions and all angles", promoting the resulting displays and trade of innovation and entrepreneurship among Chengdu and other countries. In the 3 day exhibition, on the display area of "International Innovation Space", we had built a platform of docking between exhibition and capital and promoted the communications of global innovation and entrepreneurship experience by the passionate collision of innovative incubation institutions and new innovative enterprises and exhibitions of international frontier technological projects. They all made visitors experience the charm and the immense vitality of global innovation and entrepreneurship fair.
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