September 17, 2018 – The opening of the EU-China (Qingdao) Business & Technology Cooperation Fair XIII was successfully held at Qingdao International Conference Center. The event was attended by Government Officials from Qingdao Municipal People’s Government, more than 300 Chinese representatives of organizations and enterprises, over 120 European participants from EU Member States’ governmental authorities, institutions, partners and enterprises as well as media. The EU-China (Qingdao) Business & Technology Cooperation Fair XIII was co-launched by Mr. Liu Jianjun, Vice Mayor of Qingdao Municipal Government, Ms. Aleksandra Kozlowska, Special Representative EU Delegation to China, Mr. Dusan Bella, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Embassy of the Slovak Republic to China and Ms. Segree Dai, President of EU Project Innovation Centre.

September 19, 2018The opening ceremony of EU-China Business & Technology Cooperation Fair XIII has been successfully held in Chengdu. The Event was attended by government officials from the China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC) and the Chengdu Municipal People’s Government, 228 European representatives from governments, institutions and enterprises, flying to Chengdu from 25 European Countries, of which 16 EU Member States; more than 700 enterprises’ delegates from all over China joined the Event, as well as national and foreign media representatives.

The EU-China Business & Technology Cooperation Fair XIII was co-launched by Ms. Elżbieta Bieńkowska, EU Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Mr. Eric Mamer, Director for Competitiveness and European Semester, DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) - European Commission, Mr. Luo Qiang, Mayor of Chengdu Municipal People’s Government, Mr. Zhou Xianyi, Secretary-General of Chengdu Municipal People’s Government and Mr. Yu Jianlong, Secretary-General of China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC).

September 17, 2018 – The Europe-China Cluster & Park Roundtable Summit was held at Shangri-La Hotel, Qingdao. Eight European industrial parks, clusters from the fields of environmental protection, agriculture, medical health, smart manufacturing, high-end equipment, new materials, biomedicine and 9 science and technology parks in Qingdao High-tech Zone exchanged management experience to promote cooperation between parks and clusters.

IMG Innovation Management GmbH, @Home eG, RWTH Aachen Research Institute of Water and Waste Management (FiW) respectively signed a trilateral cooperation agreement with Qingdao High-tech Zone and EUPIC (Qingdao).


September 17, 2018 –The Danish Special Industry (Livestock and Biogas Industry) Enterprise Matchmaking Meeting was held at Shangri-la Hotel, Qingdao. 26 representatives from Denmark large-scale green livestock and poultry farming, biomass energy recycling enterprises and scientific research institutions shared advanced processes, technologies and equipment with over 80 Chinese participants in the field of modern agriculture.

September 17, 2018 - The Belt and Road: Qingdao on the Way to a World-renowned Maritime City theme forum was successfully held at Qingdao International Conference Center. The event gathered government officials, research institutes, specialists and enterprises from both China and EU with an overall number of over 400 people attending.

September 17, 2018 – The EU-China Environmental Technology Exchange and Cooperation Forum was successfully held at Shangri-la Hotel, Qingdao. Ms. Chen Ning, Director of the Qingdao Environmental Protection Bureau, delivered his speech. Representatives from Chinese government officials, universities, business associations and enterprises from EU countries, with a total number of over 120 people, attended the forum.