U.S.-China Innovation and Investment Summit kicks off in Houston

Source: Xinhua| 2018-05-15 02:48:14|Editor: Mu Xuequan
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HOUSTON, May 14 (Xinhua) -- The third U.S.-China Innovation and Investment Summit (UCIS) is held Monday through Tuesday in Houston, bringing another wave of technology and innovation investment to the city.

It is expected that more than 500 participants from China and the United States, including entrepreneurs and investors, will meet in Houston.

Government delegations from China's Jiangsu, Guizhou, Hubei, Jilin, Heilongjiang and Shaanxi, and representatives from Chinese industrial parks, research centers and businesses will meet with more than 120 U.S. technology companies.

The two-day conference will feature a range of events, including "INNOSTARS" preliminary competitions, innovation forums, B2B matchmaking, company exhibits, as well as satellite activities.

The meeting will not only enable Chinese entrepreneurs to learn about the development of science and technology in the United States, but also allow for one-to-one communications with American companies. It will showcase the advantages of different places and cities in China, providing new opportunities for international investment and cooperation.

The meeting covers six areas in science, health and technological innovations, including advanced manufacturing, health care and biotechnology, new energy and new materials, environmental protection technology, artificial intelligence and virtual reality, information and communication technology.

In addition to B2B matchmaking, the meeting will feature a China-U.S. innovation investment connection forum, a China-U.S. international medical investment and cooperation forum, a China-U.S. innovation and investment promotional meeting, and a medical device innovation and docking forum.