Business Diary

Business Diary

Shenzhen offers prizes and access to venture capital in first Entrepreneurship Competition

March 8, 2017

Australian entries for Shenzhen’s first Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition are open until March 8. The global competition, in which Australian entrepreneurs will compete alongside divisions from Canada, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, the UK and the US, is being co-ordinated by the Shenzhen Economic and Trade Office (SETO).

Entrants compete for prizes to a total of AUD250,000, with venture capital up to a total of AUD140 million available to develop new innovations. A special Creativity prize of RMB30,000 (about AUD6,000) is being offered for the Australian Division. For details, email , call Charles Zhong at SETO on (61 2) 9411-2388 or visit

Asia Agri-tech Expo & Forum, Taipei

September 28, 2017 to September 30, 2017

Held concurrently with the Livestock Taiwan Expo & Forum 2017 and Aquaculture Taiwan Expo & Forum 2017, the event is being positioned as a one-stop international B2B trading platform, showcasing innovative, eco-friendly and sustainability technology which can help  increase agriculture production yields.
Participants include members of the Taiwan Environmental Manufactures Association, Taiwan Drinking Water Equipment Association, Taiwan Agriculture Machinery Manufacturers Association and Taiwan Veterinary Medicine & Health Industry Association.
To book exhibition space or for more information, contact Sophia Lu at UBM Asia Taiwan Branch on (886-2) 2738 3898, fax (886-2)2738 4886 or email   Visit )