ARM Innovation Ecosystem Accelerator (ARM accelerator for short) formally release 2016-2017 UK-China TechHUB Boot Camp program. To accelerate the cultivation and development of strategic emerging industries is an important element for industrial transferring and upgrading, as well as a significant path for enhancing the level of strategic emerging industry development. The cooperation between ARM accelerator, UKTI and HIIC aims at creating an open innovation platform between China-UK innovation agencies, and help them enhance cooperation in areas of common interest. It can also provide a docking link between UK high-tech and China market and fund in order to promote the innovation and business development. TechHUB Boot Camp program will be implemented by ARM accelerator with strong support and assistance by UKTI and HIIC. This program will be start at July.
ARM accelerator, participating in the UK-China TechHUB Jump Start Event – Collaborate to innovate at the invitation of UKTI in March this year, was hosting the Chatroom program in “The Innovation between the UK and China”, and signed a strategic agreement between both parties meanwhile. And then, ARM accelerator was invited to China-UK techHUB opening and go innovation roadshow by HIIC and UKTI, in which the representatives of both China and UK presented the speech and opened the ceremony, such as remarks from ChenBiao,vice mayor,people’s government of shenzhen city,P.R.C.Remarks from Matthew Rous,Consul-General,British General Consulate in Guangzhou.Mr.Wu You,Deputy Director General Office of the people’s government of shenzhen city. The setup of UK-China TechHUB is to solidify the cooperation in the emerging industries between China and UK and a practice of the strategic policy. It will help the members to create the intention and the ties to cooperate more and more under the professional directions. The prospective develop rout of UK-China TechHUB is to be drawn up soon.
TechHUB Boot Camp is a three-month (Oct. - Dec.) program. 8-10 innovative enterprises will be finally hunted into this program, who focus on smart hardware and IoT field (such as AR/VR, AI, Robotics, Smart City, Healthcare, Smart Home, Smart Car, etc. ), especially who have the specific cooperation demand to explore Chinese market.
This program will facilitate communication between UK enterprises, VC, successful entrepreneur and China government, enterprises, and partners. Meanwhile, four eco-innovative lab of ARM accelerator will support this program, in order to improve further cooperation by providing a one-stop shop for UK enterprises to establish relationship with china entrepreneurs, college resources, VC and research institute.
ARM accelerator will arrange three times collaborative innovation activities in the following three months as below:
Networking with successful entrepreneurs, visiting companies, seminars, and supply chain workshops to understand the manufacturing process, government policy, resource seeking, and partnership programs.
Attending opening ceremony of the living lab which is the venue for product demonstration and Innovation Collaboration workshop between UK and China. Participants will showcase products in the demo room and present business proposal to Investors.
Demo Day will be held in order to connect innovators with Chinese projects, supply chains, investors, and industry experts. Live demonstrations of your products and ideas on public stage, including one-to-one sessions, etc.
About UK-China TechHUB
The UK-China TechHUB initiative was established to create innovation and business partnerships between technology companies in UK and China by encouraging collaboration and supporting market entry. This is a joint-government-backed initiative that aims to strengthen trade and relationships between the two nations as a bi-product of collaborative innovation. TechHUB is the facilitation point to improve the wider business environment for the technology industry between our two countries.
The UK-China TechHUB seeks to help companies collaborate for greater innovation and business outcomes. There are many obstacles and success factors we need to better understand to ensure TechHUB is more than an introductions service – and instead paves an easier path for companies to tread when they enter new markets.
About ARM Innovation Ecosystem Accelerator
ARM Innovation Ecosystem Accelerator (ARM Accelerator for short) was founded by ARM (NYSE: ARMH) in Aug’2015. ARM Accelerator is the first incubation and acceleration platform centered on technical services and featured in ARM's abundant ecosystem resources, which creates a one-stop shop for startups and OEMs at smart hardware and Internet of Things(IoT) segment, providing integrated hardware and software experience as well as resources from the ARM Ecosystem.
ARM Accelerator focuses on smart hardware and IoT ecosystem. It concentrates on six fields, including AR/VR, robotics and AI, smart car, smart healthcare, smart home, and smart city. The core advantage of ARM Accelerator is that it integrates the world-leading IC design companies and scarce, high-value labs to provide our customers all kinds of incubation and acceleration services, such as professional technology consulting, design service, and global famous brand promotion.