October 30, 2017 –The opening of EU-China (Qingdao) Business & Technology Cooperation Fair XII was successfully held at Shangri-La Hotel, Qingdao. The event was attended by government officials from Qingdao Municipal People’s Government, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Qingdao Development & Reform Commission, Qingdao Economic and Information Technology Committee, Qingdao Municipal Science and Technology Commission, Qingdao Environmental Protection Bureau, and Qingdao National High-tech Industrial Development Zone Management Committee. Nearly 300 Chinese representatives of organizations and enterprises, and over 190 European participants from EU Member States’ governmental authorities, institutions, partners and enterprises as well as provincial and municipal media joined the opening ceremony event.

October 25, 2017 –The opening ceremony of EU-China Business & Technology Cooperation Fair XII has been successfully held at the International Convention Centre of Chengdu. The Event was attended by government officials from the China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC) and the Chengdu Municipal People’s Government, over 300 representatives of organizations and enterprises from China, 260 European delegates from EU Member States’ governmental authorities, institutions, enterprises as well as local and international media covering the event.


The EU-China Business & Technology Cooperation Fair XII was co-launched by Mr. Philippe Vialatte, Head of Unit and responsible for EU-China cooperation, DG Research and Innovation; Ph.D. Laurent Bochereau, Minister Counsellor, Head of Science, Technology and Environment Section, Delegation of the European Union to China; Mr. XieRuiwu, Member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Chengdu Municipal Committee and Executive Vice Mayor of Chengdu Municipal People’s Government; Mr. Fan Yi, Vice Mayor of Chengdu Municipal People’s Government, Party Secretary of CPC Chengdu Hi-tech Zone Working Group; Mr. Yu Jianlong, Secretary-General of China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC).

October 25, 2017 -The theme forum: EU-China Belt and Road New Economy Development was successfully held at Chengdu Century City International Convention Centre. The event gathered government departments, research institutes, specialists and enterprises from both China and the EU with over 500 people attending it.

October 26, 2017 – The EU-China B2B Matchmaking Meetings were held at Chengdu Centu-ry City International Convention Centre. About 150 European companies and over 400 Chi-nese counterparts active in the sectors of new energy & environmental protection, modern agriculture, general aviation, bio-pharmaceuticals, mechanical manufacturing and IT/ICT were engaged in one-to-one business meetings.

October 26, 2017 – The International Forum for Urban Traffic and Environment was successfully held at Chengdu Century City International Convention Centre. The event gathered government officials, industry experts, S&T enterprises and R&D organizations from both China and EU with an overall number of about 100 people attending.

October 25, 2017– The special session ENRICH: Linking European Innovators to China was successfully held at Chengdu Century City International Convention Centre. The event gathered 150 representatives, including European and Chinese top-notch innovation institutions, universities, incubators and S&T enterprises.