The Golden Panda Innovation & Entrepreneurship Global Competition, an event organized by Chengdu Municipal Government and hosted by the Administrative Committee of Chengdu High-tech Zone, is scheduled to take place in May this year. As one of the main activities of 2019 Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair, the event is designed to create a well-known brand in the Global Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition and stick to the investment promotion principle that features “highly-competent talents, advanced technologies and high-quality entries”. The organizers are now soliciting entries in the fields of AI and pan-entertainment, so as to empower innovation.
Visionary positioning: To focus on AI and pan-entertainment
China has gradually become a new engine to facilitate the growth of global AI industry and an aggregation area for innovation industries in recent years. By actively implementing the national scientific and technological plan, Chengdu has released The Implementation Opinions on Promoting the Development of Next Generation Artificial Intelligence, envisioning the development objectives of Chengdu in becoming a new focused area for AI innovation and industrialization in the Midwest of China.
At the same time, Chengdu High-tech Zone has established a relatively advantageous pan-entertainment eco-system and will endeavor to promote the integrated development of pan-entertainment sector.
By leveraging the above-mentioned strategic planning, the Golden Panda Innovation & Entrepreneurship Global Competition hosted by Chengdu High-tech Zone will focus on AI and pan-entertainment, solicit entries by global innovation and entrepreneurship start-ups and teams and create a connection mode among government, enterprises, education and research institutes, so as to pool together all the available innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity resources to Chengdu, a national central city that embraces a new development concept.
The acceleration effect of innovation and entrepreneurship: To further optimize industrial ecology
The formation and development of industrial ecology cannot be separated from good service and policy support. Chengdu High-tech Zone is supported by comprehensive innovation and entrepreneurship services, a policy support system and a whole-chain innovation and entrepreneurship incubation system that features “nursery garden+incubator+accelator+industrial park”. Great efforts will be made to create an international eco-environment that will facilitate the development of innovation and entrepreneurship, so as to make Chengdu High-tech Zone as the preliminary stage for ambitious entrepreneurs and innovators from around the globe to make their dream come true.
As for the AI field, Chengdu High-tech Zone will aim at attracting the settlement of outstanding AI enterprises with a high innovation capacity from home and abroad, introduce a series of favorable policies and real incentives, actively attract strategic investors, so as to increase the agglomeration degree of AI sector in Chengdu. As for the pan-entertainment sector, Chengdu High-tech Zone will offer comprehensive policy support in areas such as science and technology, talent and intellectual property, and facilitate the integrated development of e-sports, gaming, animation and other pan-entertainment sectors. In a new era when AI and pan-entertainment industry develop side by side, Chengdu High-tech Zone will increase its effort to support the integrated industrial development with greater efficiency, build a better pro-business eco-system, create a stimulating environment that facilitates innovation and entrepreneurship, pool together the strength of innovation teams from home and abroad and to meet the future challenges together.
The organizers of Golden Panda Innovation & Entrepreneurship Global Competition are now soliciting entries from around the globe focusing on AI and pan-entertainment sector. An online-and-offline preliminary contest will take place synchronously at four competition regions, namely State of Texas, London, Beijing and Suzhou, and the shortlisted enterprises or teams will be invited to attend the final competition that is scheduled to take place in June in Chengdu. For those award-winning entries that have agreed to settle in Chengdu, Chengdu High-tech Zone will offer one-off start-up financial support, with the amount equaling to 10% of the received venture capital and no more than 5 million yuan. In addition, the event has set up a coveted cash award, as well as an instant access to international venture investment resource. For more information about the cash award and the incentive policies, please visit the official website of the competition at gp.cdibi.org.cn, or scan the QR code below.