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”.

The initiative was promoted by the State Council of the People’s Republic of China and by the State Administration of Foreign Affairs and organized by ITTN-International Technology Transfer Network on the topics of: Innovative City DevelopmentHealthcareMobile HealthIndustry 4.03D Printing Innovation & Engineering Manufacture.

“Innovation Cities” was the main focus of the event of this year and it is also an important topic in China. Therefore, the event represented a very important opportunity for launching an international debate among experts from the US, Canada, Russia, Italy, Finland, Germany, Spain, Slovenia, Thailand, India, Israel, England and Holland.

Among the Italian participants there were:

– Andrea Gumina, Ministry of Economic Development, who proposed a speech on Smarter and Sustainable Cities as a source of growth and competitiveness from an Italian point of view.

– Luigi Campitelli, Lazio Innova, who presented the 2016 events that involved the Lazio Region.

– Antonio Cianci, DLC Partners, who proposed a presentation on technologies and economic initiatives of international cooperation for better cities.

– Mariangela Contursi, Città della Scienza, with a speech on the knowledge based economy.

foto Gumina-Shenzhen Aprile 2016