UK-China Tech Accelerator

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    Wednesday17Jun 2020

    UK-China Tech Accelerator is a tailored programme for UK-based tech start-ups and scale-ups to explore the China opportunity and connect digitally with Chinese clients...

China is the fastest growing and most dynamic global market for emerging digital technologies. With 854 million internet users, a vibrant consumer economy, and a supportive policy regime, China has seen large scale investment into telecoms infrastructure and 5G, as well widespread deployment of IoT, AI an blockchain technologies across many sectors. The UK has an increasingly vibrant ecosystem of tech start-ups, and there are growing opportunities for UK-based tech innovators to find new growth opportunities in the China market and work with China base partners and investors.

UK-China Accelerator Programme
Co-organized by China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) and Shenzhen Venture Capital Association (SZVCA), the UK-China Tech Accelerator is a tailored programme for UK-based tech start-ups and scale-ups to explore the China opportunity and connect digitally with Chinese clients, partners and investors. The programme will also prepare participants for doing business in China, through a series of market briefings and sector insights.

The accelerator will recruit 5 cohorts in total, focused on the following sectors:


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • IoT/Smart Manufacturing
  • Creative/Media Tech
  • Fintech
  • Medtech

6 companies will be recruited for each programme cohort.  Each company will have the opportunity to:

  • Participate in UK-China Innovation Campaign: 2020 Tech Online Roadshow
  • Engage with virtual room of senior Chinese tech executives/investors
  • Join a series of pre-event briefings on doing business in China
  • Engage directly with expert China advisers
  • Gain unique insights into doing business in China
  • Access to tailored sector/market information
  • Translation of corporate material

Programme Format

Further Information
To download an information pack, please click UK-China Tech Accelerator – Information for Applicants 

To apply for this programme please click the following link: UK-China Tech Accelerator – Application Form 

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