On March 26th, 2019, with the support of WE YOUNG, CENTI Group helps to launch TechShenzhen Advocates, which is GTA’s second stronghold in China. The launch of this project makes significant contributions to China-European trade exchanges as well as scientific and technological innovation cooperation.
The Global Tech Advocates(GTA) is an organization that connects the world's major science and technology centres. It brings together thousands of science and technology workers, investors, members of government agencies and industry experts from more than 50 countries and regions around the world to promote the development of a world-leading technology ecosystem. At present, it has branches in the United States, Britain, northern Europe and other places. CENTIis fully supportive of GTA's idea of launching the TechShenzhen Advocates, since it provides a great boost to the development of Shenzhen's science and technology industry and becomes a bridge between China and Europe's technology and economy.
Shenzhen is the first special economic zone established after China's reform and opening-up and has created the " Shenzhen miracle" with in 40 years. With the enhancement of scientific and technological innovation capability, Shenzhen has also been named as the "innovation capital" in China. Shenzhen now has 367 listed companies with a total market value of US $ 1.5 trillion. In that case, Chinese especially Shenzhen enterprises could acquire the advanced technologies and management skills as well as the opportunity to participate in overseas projects and deepen the exploration and research of their business scope.
CENTI Group,one of the co-organizer in this launch event,is a cross-border platform lead by John Zai, which mainly focuses on increasing collaboration between Europe and China. It help to facilitate the effective docking of Europe's tech projects with China's market capital.
Meanwhile, with the lead of Haojie Yang, We Young is a professional organization for industrial incubation and operation, whosecore objective is to promote the joint development between industrial innovation and technology and finance.
Russ Shaw, CEO and founder of Tech London Advocates & Global Tech Advocates, delivers a speech on the theme of European science and technology innovation and makes expectations for future development:
" Now is the time to look at global partners. We need to speed up the construction of international bridges and enhance the cooperation of science and technology centers around the world. Chinese entrepreneurs have both ambition and capital and understand how to expand the scale of science and technology enterprises, they will definitely provide great opportunities for Europe within next few years."
John Zai indicates that CENTI is very honoured to have the opportunity to assist in the launch of the Tech Shenzhen Advocates and gratified at Shenzhen to join in the Global Tech Advocates network.
Now China continues to develop with a rapid pace. almost enterprises from all industries regard Britain and Europe as the next stations of their business. We are pleased to establish closer cooperation with our international counterparts and welcome the GTA to exchange ideas, technology and innovation with Shenzhen.
To summarise, CENTI helped GTA develop Chinese market and settle down in Shenzhen, further strengthening the economic ties between China and Europe, which is also the common expectation entrepreneurs of both areas.
CENTI Group(China-Europe Networks of technology and Innovation) is a cross-border platform connecting European technology start-ups and SMEs with the Chinese market. We work with investors, governments and tech enthusiasts around the world to help companies with their Fundraising, Market Expansion, Property Management (innovation spaces, incubators). Through our core services, we have created one of the largest ecosystem/networkbetween Europe and China (and greater Asia) that is now facilitating the transfer of technology, ideas, and talent between the continents.