Italy-China Science, Technology and Innovation Week 2016
The China-Italy Science, Technology & Innovation Week is a matchmaking event held once a year in alternate years, in Italy and in China, where Chinese and Italian companies, universities, research centres and public bodies, have the opportunity to exchange information and have B2B meetings to present their technologies. The overall aim is to encourage cooperation and business opportunities between the two countries. In 2013 the China-Italy Science, Technology & Innovation Week brought together in a single back-to-back format the two main events of Sino-Italian cooperation: the China- Italy Innovation Forum and the Sino-Italian Exchange Event.
Roadshow of promotion of the Italy-China Science Technology & Innovation Week 2016
Shenzhen, Shanghai, Chengdu, Chongqing. 4 Steps. 4 Cities. 4 Bridges of cooperation between Italy and China on technology research and innovation. This is the aim of the Roadshow – promoted by the Italian Ministry of Research, MOST (Ministry of Science and Technology), Consulate General of Italy in Chongqing, International Technology Transfer Network, Beijing Municipal Science Technology Commission and organized by Città della Scienza – that travelled across the cities in the South and South-West of China to enhance the synergies and to discuss exchange opportunities in view of the upcoming Italy-China Science Technology & Innovation Week 2016, the main cooperation event between Italy and China on science and technology, to be held in Italy in October 25-27, held in Italy on 25-27 October 2016.
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN SHENZHEN ON INNOVATIVE CITIES
From 16 to 17 April 2016 at the headquarters of the Convention & Exhibition Center in Shenzhen, it was held the “14th Conference on International Exchange of Professionals (CIEP 2016)”, with a particular focus on “Technology Transfer in Innovative City”.
ITALY INVITED AS COUNTRY OF HONOUR TO THE CHINA SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY FAIR
Città della Scienza participated to the China Shanghai International Technology Fair, held from April 21 to 23 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center.
Italy was invited as Country of Honor at the technology fair and the Minister Stefania Giannini represented the Italian Government with an institutional delegation composed by the Rector of the Polytechnic University of Turin Marco Gilli, the CEO of Città della Scienza Vincenzo Lipardi and the Director Office VII of the General Direction for the coordination and research development of Ministry of Research Fabrizio Cobis. Città della Scienza coordinated, on behalf of the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR), a delegation of about 60 organizations, including research centers, universities and innovative companies, that introduced the national projects of excellence in the sector of Smart Cities.
Missione dei Cluster Tecnologici Nazionali in Cina 2016
In September 2016 the promotional mission of the National Technology Clusters was held with the aimto enhance cooperation in scientific and technological fields between China and Italy, through the definition of clusters of industries and research centers in key sectors for the economies and the development strategies of both countries. The mission was held from 19 to 23 September 2016 and two national technological clusters participated to it: Cluster Smart Communities Tech and Cluster CLAN Agrifood.
Sixth edition of the China (Beijing) International Transfer Convention (ITTC)
The sixth edition of the China (Beijing) International Transfer Convention (ITTC) was held from 15th to 17th November 2016 in Beijing at the Beijing International Convention Centre. The event, promoted by the Chinese Ministry for Science and Technology, an exchange platform that represents the greatest event in the technology transfer field at the international level, as is evident in the numerous attendance of high level representatives coming from all parts of the world.
During the 2016 Città della Scienza hosted several Chinese delegations:
- 6 April – Ministry of Science and Technology
- 6 May – Ministry of Science and Technology
- 7 May – Site inspection of the Embassy of the PRC in Italy for the visit of Mr. Guo Jinlong, office Member of Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China
- 10 May – Visit of Luo Ping, Counsellor for Education of the Embassy of the PRC in Italy
- 27 May Tianfu District
- 18 June – Guo Jinlong, office Member of Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China
- 31 August – Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (ISTIC)
- 5 September – Gdos Group Chinese Investmen Fund
- 21 September – China Radio International
- 10 November – Caohejing Science Park
CHINA-ITALY SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION WEEK – PECHINO, CHONGQING, ZHENGZHOU, SHANGHAI, TIANJIN
An initiative to promote a continuous dialogue between Italy and China about innovation, science and technology, to build partnerships in technology, production and trade in the innovative contexts research-enterprise: this is what the China-Italy Science, Technology & Innovation Week 2015 aims for. The event took place from 16th to 20th November in China and brought together in a single format, according to the back to back formula, the two main events of the Sino-Italian cooperation: the 6th edition of the China-Italy Innovation Forum and the 9th Sino-Italian Exchange Event.
CONFERENCE ON INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE OF PROFESSIONALS (ITTC) – SHENZHEN
Italian participation at “China International Technology Transfer Convention 2015” – ITTC 2015 was successful. Organized each year by the Chinese government, ITTC 2015 is the main event on technology transfer. It’s aimed at the development of an international cooperation platform in the fields of research, innovation and technology.
CHINA-ITALY INNOVATION FORUM (SPECIAL EDITION) – EXPO MILANO
The event was held in the “Waterstone”, the Pavilion of Intesa Sanpaolo at Expo.
This special edition of the Forum hosted the Italian Minister for Education, Universities and Research – Mrs. Stefania Giannini – and the Vice-Premier of the People’s Republic of China – Mr. Wang Yang.
Mr. Gaetano Micchichè, the General Director of Intesa Sanpaolo, welcomed the Minister, the Vice-Premier and all the guests in the Pavilion. There were a lot of high level experts, such as the President of Expo, Mrs Diana Bracco.
Città della Scienza during the 2015 hosted the following Chinese delegation:
Italy-China Science, Technology & Innovation Week
International Technology Transfer Convention
From 15 to 17 April 2014 Città della Scienza participated to the International Technology Transfer Convention that was held in Beijing and Guiyang.
During the 2014 Città della Scienza hosted several Chinese delegations:
- 24 January – Meeting with Chinese delegation from the Wuxi city
- 6 June – Beijing Hi-Tech International Business Incubator Co. Ltd
- 23 June – Beijing Association for Science and Technology
- 10 July – Museum of Science and Technology in Beijing
From 14 to 20 November 2013 it was held the China-Italy Science, Technology & Innovation Week in China, precisely in Beijing, where the main event was held, and Nanjing and Shanghai, where two sub-forum were held. Thematic sessions and one-to-one meetings were held on the following sectors: Smart Cities, Biotechnologies, Green Chemistry, New Materials, Next Generation ICT and Healthcare.