November 4, 2016–The EU-China B2B Matchmaking Meetings were held atChengdu Century City International Convention Centre. Over 150 European companies and600 Chinese counterparts active in the sectors of new energy & environmental protection, modern agriculture, general aviation, bio-pharmaceuticals, mechanical manufacturing and IT/ICT have conducted one-to-one meetings in order to develop business and partnership opportunities.


More than 800 matchmaking meetings were arranged and lettersof intents and agreements - involving over 203 cooperation projects- were signed for an overall value of about RMB 500 mil-lion. The success ratio of match-making meetings reached 30%.


Five memorandums of understanding were successfully signed, among them: the one between the Science and Technology Bureau of Chengdu Hi-Tech Development Zone and the National Re-search Council of Italy, the one between EUPIC and ConnectChina Ltd. and the one between Chengdu Hi-Tech Development Zone Youth Federation and Russian Union of Innovation and Technology Centers.


November 8, 2016 - Special Session in Qingdao Hi-Tech Zone of EU-China (Qingdao) Business & Technology Cooperation Fair XI was held in Qingdao Hi-Tech Zone. After the visits, they have been engaged in one-to-one business meetings with over 70 Chinese companies, more than 20 match meetings were arranged and 2 cooperation projects were singed.

November 8, 2016, More than 450 matchmaking Meetings were held at Shangri-la Hotel, Qingdao. Over 200 Chinese companies and 120 European companies from Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia and UK engaged in one-to-one business meetings focusing on cooperation in the energy saving, new energy, new material, bio-pharmaceuticals, ICT, shipbuilding, culture, tourism, food and international trade. 

November 7, 2016 - EU-China Low Carbon and Environment Protection Seminar has been successfully held at Shangri-la Hotel, Qingdao. Qingdao Development & Reform Commission, Qingdao Environmental Protection Bureau, Qingdao Development Zone Committee and representatives from Chinese government officials, business associations and enterprises from Netherlands, Germany, Slovenia, Italy and Russia (EEN member), with a total number of 120 people, attended the seminar. 

Guests gave speeches focusing on low carbon economy and environmental protection industry, elaborating on following aspects: “Technology Innovation”, “Environmental Cluster Development”, “Technology development”. 


November 7, 2016, the EU-China Intelligent Manufacturing Cooperation Seminar was successfully held. Qingdao Economic and Information Technology Committee, government officials, experts in the field of intelligent manufacturing, manufacturing industry clusters, industrial parks, high-tech enterprises, and have a deep discussion around the field of information technology, robotics and aerospace equipment, high-end rail transportation equipment to promote the deep and pragmatic cooperation on intelligent manufacturing industry between EU and CHINA. Over 120 people attended the seminar. 

November 7, 2016 - Theme Forum: EU-China Marine Technology and Economic Cooperation has been successfully held at Shangri-la Hotel, Qingdao. The event was attended by government research institutes, specialists and enterprises from both China and EU. There has been over 450 people attend the event.