Dear SZOIL’s friends, clients, and partners,
Finally! We’re officially back in the office now. We believe the COVID-19 is going to end very soon and things are moving forward in a good way. The whole team is currently safe and healthy so please don’t worry about us. :) We’re sending this email with our sincere wishes. May your year of 2020 be filled with success, happiness, and health!
We will be at your service and now, and hereby, we would like to share a wonderful and jam-packed year in 2019 that we have gone through! And we’ve loved every bit of it. Curious about what we’ve been up to? We’ve rounded up all our favorite bits below, as well as how you can innovate with us in 2020.
Whether you need some professional workshop/fabrication courses or you want to try your hand at how to make and innovate with Shenzhen open ecosystem, you can find all the magical details below!
And finally, if you’re interested in knowing more about our programs, please feel free to reach us at [email protected]
David Li, Executive Director
Vicky Xie, Global Cooperation Director
HIGHLIGHTS IN 2019:
Check out a wonderful and jam-packed year in 2019 that we have gone through!
INNOVATE WITH SHENZHEN
The ‘Innovate with Shenzhen’ program provides an experiential tour through this massive ecosystem by inviting the participants to bring their back of napkin ideas to experience how to take it from that piece of paper to product rolling off assembly.
We’ve successfully hosted a lot of delegations from large enterprises, universities, accelerators, etc. around the world in the 2019 including Renault, Hansgrohe, TUCK, SCG Thailand, Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade, Alpha Telefonica, EGADE Business School, CHNVT Ambev Group, PWC, Michelin Movin’On LAB, Schneider Electric, etc. to explore more opportunities and collaborations in Shenzhen.
KNOW MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM
For Higher Education
Last July, we received a delegation from EGADE Business School with 30+ professors and students in Shenzhen by providing an experience that will tell you everything you need to know about taking your napkin idea to products rolling off the assembly line.
Meanwhile, we also provide learning expedition to 50+ delegations from large enterprises, NGOs, accelerators around the world to understand the way of working with Chinese enterprises by identifying and connecting with potential partners in local.
LSEV BOOT CAMP
Last September, we’ve successfully hosted the 1st LSEV (Low-Speed Electric Vehicles) boot camp with a group organized by Hiepractief from Netherland in Shenzhen and Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province. The LSEV Bootcamp, developed by the Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab (SZOIL) in partnership with the Hebei Industrial Design Innovation Center (HIDC), is a transformative experience inside Hebei that allows you to explore the open innovation culture in this respective industry of electric vehicles (EV).
CHECK OUT THE VIDEO BY VINCENT EVERTS
Go! SDGs – Unleash the Power of SDGs
The event will bring together over 100+ outstanding young talents and maker representatives from Shenzhen, focusing on the Sustainable Development Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.
CHECK OUT THE EVENT INFO
1000 talents, 160 countries, 200 facilitators, 300+ partners, 3 innovation programs, 7 districts, 13 venues, 200+ SDG solutions, 2 Nobel Peace Prize laureates and much more! All of this made #UNLEASH2019 absolutely unforgettable!
CHECK OUT THE SUMMARY VIDEO
WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT OUR PROGRAMS IN 2020?
Source: SZOIL’s Feb 2020 Newsletter