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Demand for British Advanced Engineering & Pharma Tech in Shandong, China

April 15, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Understand why British Advanced Engineering and Pharma Tech are in high demand and available Start-Up support in Shandong Province, China.

About this Event
About Shandong

Home to over 100 million inhabitants, Shandong is the world’s sixth-most populous subnational entity, and China’s second most populous. The economy of Shandong is China’s third largest provincial economy with a GDP of USD$1.124 trillion 2020.

About this webinar

The Bristol and West of England China Bureau(WoECB) is delighted to invite you to participate in our upcoming webinar with the Shandong Municipal Government organised in partnership with Department of Science and Technology of Shandong Province, Chinese Academy of Sciences Industrial Technology Collaborative Innovation Centre and China-UK Spring City Talent Office.

The event provides a forum for West of England businesses to engage the Shandong Municipal Government on local policy relating to trade and investment as well as the cities’ talent program.

We will invite you to take part in a Q&A to ask questions about the local business environment to officials from the Shandong Municipal Government including Shandong Provincial Department of Science and Technology, Jinan City Science and Technology Bureau and Shandong Chinese Academy of Sciences Industrial Technology Collaborative Innovation Centre.

This webinar is a catalyst event for ongoing co-operation with Shandong province and we will share opportunities for longer term engagement to explore commercial opportunities for Start Up and partnership collaboration with participants that are interested in this exciting region.


Dianne Francombe – CEO of WoECB

Ding Yang – Director and Regional Representative of WoECB

Martin Veal – Member of Jinan Mayor’s International Economic Advisory Committee

Zhao Tingchun – Director of International Cooperation, Jinan City Human Resources and Social Security Bureau

Ji Yuan – Director of Public Service, Jinan City Science and Technology Bureau

Zhang Zuojun – Chief Secretary, Shandong Chinese Academy of Sciences Industrial Technology Collaborative Innovation Centre

Jiang Chenyu – Dean, Shandong Institute of Innovation, Suzhou Institute of Medical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Zhuang Haiyan – Dean/CTO, Shandong Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine

Hosted by:

Richard Lowe, Director of Hewlett Rand


Liu Fakai – Head of China-UK Spring City Talent Office


09:00-09:05 Welcome, Dianne Francombe

09:05-09:10 Introduction and overview of Jinan Innovation Competition, Ding Yang

09:10-09:20 Introduction to Shandong Province, Martin Veal

09:20-09:30 Shandong Province’s international co-operation and talent program, Zhang Shaohua

09:30-09:40 Jinan City Talent Policy, Zhao Tingchun

09:40-09:50 Investment policy of Jinan International Science and Technology Projects, Ji Yuan

9:50-10:00 Introduction to the Industrial Technology Collaborative Innovation Centre of Shandong Chinese Academy of Sciences, Zhang Zuojun/ Jiang Chenyu

10:00-10:10 Progress of Sino-UK cooperation in autophagy research, Zhuang Haiyan

10:10-10:30 Q&A

10.30 Close


April 15, 2021
9:00 am - 10:30 am


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