• Requirements of Participants and Projects
  • (І) Participants

    This competition sets up the Sino-German College Students Maker Creative Group and Sino-German Youth Talent Innovation and Venture Group. Participants can declare projects individually or by team.
    1.Sino-German College Students Maker Creative Group:

    (1)Full-time undergraduates, postgraduates and doctoral students (including overseas students, but not including on-job postgraduates) who are officially enrolled in school can sign up the competition, and individuals or person mainly in charge of a team shall not over 35 years old (namely born after January 1st, 1984), but the age of doctoral students can be appropriately extended to 40 years old.
    (2) (2)Excellent youth and youth entrepreneur team who should have creative projects that have not entered the entity operation stage (the prototype or service model of creative products has been researched and developed), and try to transform creative projects into reality.
    (3)Participants shall have an entrepreneurial intention with a certain organization and management ability, market development ability as well as the consciousness of continuous innovation and development.

    2.Sino-German Youth Talent Innovation and Venture Group:

    (1)Outstanding youth and youth entrepreneurial teams with bachelor’s degree or above from domestic and overseas universities, institutes and enterprises, and the person who mainly in charge of the team shall not over 45 years old (namely born after January 1st, 1974), but the age of doctoral students can be appropriately extended.
    (2)Teams with entrepreneurial intentions or that have set up SMEs (small and medium-size enterprises) that are in line with national sizing standards and meet the key industry demands of our city, and teams that own proprietary intellectual property rights but without property rights disputes in high-end equipment manufacturing, new materials, biological medicine, new generation of information technology, energy conservation & environmental protection and other industrial fields.
    (3)Entrepreneurial team needs better business operation and market development and continuous innovation and development consciousness, and plans to settle down in Taicang to develop or cooperate with local enterprises.

    (II)Competition Projects

    In line with national laws and regulations and local industry development orientation, we mainly support high-end equipment manufacturing, new materials, biological medicine, new generation of information technology, energy conservation & environmental protection and other strategic emerging industries. Besides, competition projects shall have a certain market prospects and market competitiveness, and the application of innovative results or business entrepreneurship plan must be practical.

    1.High-end equipment manufacturing industry, including general and special equipment, new energy and new energy automotive equipment, transportation equipment, aeronautics and astronautics, electric machinery & equipment, communications equipment and other industries.
    2.New materials industry, including new materials of differential fibers, new materials of non-ferrous metals, new materials of fine chemicals, new materials of inorganic non-metals and other industries.
    3.Biological medicine industry, including new medicine, high-performance medical apparatus & instruments, biotechnological products and other industries.
    4.New generation of information technology industry, including Next Generation Network, “Internet+”, Internet of Things, integration of three networks, new panel display, high-performance integrated circuit and high-end software represented by cloud computing and other industries.
    5.Energy conservation & environmental protection industry, including energy saving technology and equipment, energy-efficient products, energy saving service industry, advanced environmental protection technology and equipment, environmental protection products and services and other industries.
    6.Other industries, including cultural and creative industry, modern agriculture and other industries.