Competition is divided into six stages, respectively publicity campaign, registration, qualification examination, preliminary examination in network, finals and docking meeting on investment and financing of innovation and entrepreneurship. Specific arrangements are as follows:
(a) Publicity campaign (From October 2016 to December 2016)
1. Release competition announcement in the national, provincial and municipal media, Taicang portal site, the official website of the competition, Sina micro-blog, Tencent WeChat, and other media channels.
2. Coordinate with the relevant colleges and universities as well as research institutes, establish the corresponding Competition Office (plan to set up in the Youth League Committees of College and School,), and take charge of the selection and recommendation of the projects declared by students of colleges and universities and declared by graduates of institutes.
(b) Accepting registration (From November 2016 - February 2017)
Individual or team shall submit the project declaration plan through the competition's official website. The project declaration plan shall be used as the basic materials and key links for competition and promotion.
(c) Qualification examination (March 2017)
According to the scope and conditions of the entries, Contest Organizing Committee shall conduct qualification examination for the entry projects, and the entry projects that meet the conditions of the entries shall be submitted to the preliminary examination.
(d) Preliminary examination in network (April 2017)
Review Committee shall take the network review method, according to the Implementation Measures of Competition Review, to determine the list of projects entering the finals.
(e) Finals (May 2017)
Through the project road show, public defense and other links, the finals (separately for each group) shall be carried out. The Review Committee shall carry out the spot final judgment on the projects entering the finals, ultimately determine the winning order of the projects, and publicize it.
(f) Docking meeting on investment and financing of innovation and entrepreneurship (May 2017)
Aim to promote innovation and entrepreneurial atmosphere of Taicang, provide new ideas and new initiatives of innovation and entrepreneurship for participants and enterprises, and promote cooperation and communication through exchanges between professionals and youth to generate ideas by brainstorming and expand the ideas of innovation and entrepreneurship; at the same time, in order to solve the financial problems of small and medium-sized enterprises and entrepreneurs, the docking meeting on investment and financing invites the well-known venture capital investment and banking institutions to participate in the project road show to ensure the demands for funds in the stage of project development and project progress.