Nanning attracts overseas talents in London

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Updated: 2019-08-14

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The launch ceremony of 2019 Nanning International Elites Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition is held on June 26 and the first preliminaries are carried out in London on Aug 11. [Photo/gx.chinanews.com]

The preliminaries of the 2019 China Nanning International Elites Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition was held in London, UK on Aug 11, attracting 10 high-level projects from top universities in the world, such as Oxford University, Cambridge University, and London University College.

Hosted by Nanning's leading group of talent work, the London preliminaries invited five senior experts in the fields of technology and finance to serve as judges.

The number of entries for the London preliminaries reached 68, and 10 projects from the fields of electronic information, new energy, new materials, and medicine advanced to the preliminaries. After a fierce competition, seven projects entered the semi-finals, which will be held in Nanning in September. The final winner can receive funding up to 10 million yuan ($1.42 million) by the government after the project is settled in Nanning.

Leaders of the Nanning municipal committee, the science and technology bureau, as well as the foreign experts affairs bureau also introduced Nanning and its support policies to the participants at the event.

Nanning held the first international elites innovation and entrepreneurship competition in 2018 to introduce overseas high-level creative and innovative talents.

In addition to London, this year's competition will also be held in Frankfurt, Germany and Boston, USA.