Call for Applications of Dragon-STAR Plus 1st Business Tour to Shenzhen

  • Date
    05 August 2016 - 21 December 2016
  • Beijing Time
    All Day - All Day
  • Venue

Travel Grant Scheme: Participation in the China High-Tech Forum and Brokerage Event during the China Hi-Tech Fair 2016 in Shenzhen, China


The aim of the Travel Grant Scheme is to support technological and research collaboration between Chinese and European organizations in order to explore the opportunities, not only for joint participation in the European Commission’s HORIZON 2020 programme, but also the possibilities of concluding technological agreements.

The Travel Grant Scheme is designed to provide support for accommodation for 7 nights (including breakfast) at the Wyndham Grand Shenzhen Hotel, for each European organization seeking co-operation with Chinese organizations.

This is the first Call for Applications of the Dragon-STAR Plus Travel Grant Scheme and it will support European organizations interested to participate in the High-Tech Forum and Brokerage Event organized in parallel to t China Hi-Tech Fair 2016, which will be held in Shenzhen, China on 16th – 21st, November 2016.

Areas of interest

  • ICT (Telecommunications, Hardware, Software, IT Services, etc.)
  • Green Tech (Energy, Material, Biotech, Recycling, Environment , etc.) sectors.

Key Dates

  • August 5th – September 15th 2016 1st Call open
  • September 8th 2016 Final deadline for applying to SEZ for Confirmation of Pre-check (only applicable to research collaboration applicants)
  • September 15th, 2016 Final deadline for application
  • September 16th – 25th, 2016 Evaluation
  • September 29th, 2016 Final selection by the Project Evaluation Committee
  • September 30th, 2016 Applicants informed of selection results
  • October 28th, 2016 Signing of the Grant Commitment and delivery all original documents to SPI
  • November 16th – 21st, 2016 Business tour to Shenzhen, China
  • December 21st, 2016 Final deadline for receipt of Narrative Report

Please visit Dragon Star website for further information.


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