【大赛落幕】2019年广东省“众创杯”创业创新大赛科技海归领航赛海外赛区暨首届伦敦博士联盟创新创业大赛

大赛评委、来宾、路演选手及工作人员合影留念
Group photo of Competition judges, guests, roadshow contestants and staff

2019年9月7日由珠海市人力资源和社会保障局主办、英国伦敦博士联盟(LPN)承办的2019年广东众创杯创业创新大赛科技海归领航赛海外赛区暨首届伦敦博士联盟创新创业大赛在英国伦敦大学教育学院(UCL-IOE)成功举办。

中国驻英国大使馆科技处蒋苏南公使衔参赞、科技日报驻英记者站首席记者田学科及北京协和医学院基础医学研究所所长王恒教授、伦敦大学学院刘朝宗教授、伦敦大学学院牛顿高级访问教授张学同及伦敦大学学院巴特莱特建造与项目管理学院叶臻教授等嘉宾应邀出席了大赛。英国帝国理工大学王礼良教授、英国普利茅斯大学罗寿青教授、英国深圳-爱丁堡国际创意产业孵化中心主任马江涛博士、英国Data Health Intelligent公司CEO Frances Xu博士及丰川资本合伙人/CEO相端先生受聘为赛区评委。本次海外赛区吸引了来自英国各地的60多位旅英华人学者和媒体代表参会。

本次赛事由伦敦大学学院陈焕发博士和佟欢博士主持。蒋苏南公参作为嘉宾代表致辞。他对中国目前科技发展情况和现阶段的政策导向做了介绍,并对中英双方在科技合作上能更好的优势互补、实现双赢做了充分说明。他在致辞中希望广大旅英学者把握中英关系进入“黄金时代”这一契机、抓住粤港澳大湾区建设的重大机遇,积极投身湾区“双创”热潮,为珠海市、广东省的发展助力。他同时希望借助伦敦博士联盟这一平台,深入加强英国与广东省、珠海市的人才交流,促进双方科技合作。

主持人陈焕发博士和佟欢博士

The competition was hosted by Dr Chen Huanfa and Dr Tong Huan from UCL.

中国驻英国大使馆科技处蒋苏南公使衔参赞致辞

Mr. Sunan Jiang, Minister Counsellor of Science and Technology Section of the Chinese Embassy in the UK delivered a speech

本次海外赛区赛区共有45个项目报名参赛。经初步筛选,共有十六个项目团队进入了当日项目路演,路演项目涵盖生物技术、新材料、人工智能、医学诊疗等多个科学领域。比赛分为三个场次在不同时段进行,五位专业评委老师进行现场评定和指导,并对参赛项目的落实、回报效益等方面提供了建议。

经过一天的紧张路演,最终共有10个优秀项目晋级复赛。其中由帝国理工大学王栋博士团队带来的“全肩关节置换系统”项目获得本次赛区一等奖。宋平凡博士团队“优磁影像:基于机器学习进行深度优化的磁共振成像”和汪亚君博士团队“快速转基因小鼠制备技术的转化”项目为二等奖。韩高斯博士团队“联英文化:连接中英文化,做精准教育的桥梁”、黄鸣阳团队“无人机驱鸟”和王乐凡博士团队“手指运动功能康复监测”等三个项目为三等奖。

蒋公参为一等奖选手王栋博士颁奖
工作人员全体合影

Group photo of all the staff

通过举办这次比赛,青年团队充分展示了他们优秀的创新创业项目,并与评委,嘉宾和观众进行了深入交流和探讨。本次大赛也发掘了多项有市场潜力的技术,并为相关项目的落地和发展提供了可选的平台。伦敦博士联盟将总结这次大赛成功举办的经验,再接再厉,为国内引进更多优秀创新创业项目发挥积极作用。

“众创杯”是广东为推动“双创”热潮向纵深发展,由省人力资源和社会保障厅牵头并联合省发展改革委等14家单位共同举办的创业创新大赛。大赛为不同创业群体量身打造科技海归领航赛、博士博士后创新赛、大学生启航赛、技能工匠争先赛、残疾人公益赛、大众创业创富赛、农村电商赛等7个单项赛事,参赛对像不限户籍、地域并面向港澳台和海外人员。大赛除设立高达1300余万元的奖金资助外,符合条件的大赛获奖项目还可享受人力资源社会保障等部门提供的“10+N”支持措施。其中,科技海归领航赛单项赛由珠海市人力资源和社会保障局主办,分国内赛区、港澳赛区、台湾赛区和海外赛区。其中海外赛区是第一次举办。

 

On September 7, 2019, sponsored by Zhuhai Human Resources and Social Security Bureau and undertaken by London PhD Network (LPN), the overseas Competition area of the 2019 Guangdong Mass Innovation Cup Entrepreneurship and Innovation Competition and the first LPN Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition were successfully held in UCL-IOE.

Mr. Jiang Sunan, Minister of Science and Technology, Chinese Embassy in The UK, Mr. Tian Xueke, chief correspondent of Science and Technology Dailyin UK, Professor Wang Heng, Director of Institute of Basic Medicine, Peking Union Medical College, Professor Chaozong Liu from University College London, Professor Xuetong Zhang, Newton Senior Visiting Professor of University College London, Professor Zhen Ye, Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management, University College London and other guests were invited to attend the competition. Professor Wang Liliang from Imperial College London, Professor Luo Shouqing from University of Plymouth, Dr. Ma Jiangtao, Director of Shenzhen-Edinburgh International Creative Industry Incubation Center, and Dr. Frances Xu, CEO of Data Health Intelligent and Mr. Xiangduan, partner /CEO of Fengchuan Capital, were appointed as judges of the competition. The overseas competition attracted more than 60 Chinese scholars and media representatives from all over the UK.

The competition was hosted by Dr Chen Huanfa and Dr Tong Huan from UCL. Mr. Jiang Sunan made a speech as the guest representative, in which he introduced China’s current scientific and technological development and current policy orientation, and fully explained that China and the UK can better complement each other’s advantages in scientific and technological cooperation to achieve a win-win situation. In his speech, he hoped that the vast number of scholars in the UK would seize the opportunity of china-UK relations entering the “Golden Era” and the great opportunity of the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, actively participate in the boom of “entrepreneurship and innovation” in the Bay Area and contribute to the development of Zhuhai city and Guangdong Province. At the same time, he hopes to take advantage of the platform of LPN to further strengthen the talent exchange between the UK, Guangdong Province and Zhuhai city, and promote scientific and technological cooperation between the two sides.

A total of 45 projects registered for this overseas competition. After preliminary screening, a total of 16 project teams entered the one-day project roadshow, which covers a number of scientific fields including biotechnology, new materials, artificial intelligence and medical diagnosis and medical treatment. The competition was divided into three sessions in different periods. Five professional judges gave on-site evaluation and guidance, and provided suggestions on the implementation, return and benefits of the participating projects.

After one-day’s intense roadshow, a total of 10 outstanding projects were finally qualified for the semi-finals. Among them, the project “Total shoulder joint replacement system” led by Dr. Wang Dong’s team from Imperial College London won the first prize. The second prize was awarded to the project of “Excellent Magnetic Imaging: Deeply optimized Magnetic Resonance Imaging based on machine learning” and “Transformation of rapid transgenic mouse preparation Technology” by Dr. Pingfan Song and Dr. Yajun Wang, seperately. The third prize was awarded to three projects, including “Linking British Culture: Connecting Chinese and British Culture and becoming a bridge for Precision Education” by Dr. Han Gaosi’s team, “Drone Expelling Birds” by Huang Mingyang’s team and “Finger Motor Function Rehabilitation Monitoring” by Dr. Wang Lefan’s team.

During the competition, the youth team fully demonstrated their excellent innovation and entrepreneurship projects, and had in-depth exchanges and discussions with the judges, guests and audience. The competition has also explored a number of technologies with market potential, and provided an optional platform for the landing and development of relevant projects. LPN will summarize the successful experience of this competition and continue to play a positive role in introducing more excellent innovation and entrepreneurship projects to China.

“Crowd-innovation Cup” is an entrepreneurship and innovation competition, led by the Provincial Department of Human Resources and Social Security and co-organized by 14 organizations including the Provincial Development and Reform Commission, in order to promote the in-depth development of “entrepreneurship and innovation” in Guangdong. Seven individual competitions tailored for different entrepreneurial groups, including science and technology Returnee Pilot Competition, Doctoral Postdoctoral Innovation Competition, College Students Sailing Competition, Skills and Craftsman Competition, Disabled People’s Public welfare Competition, Mass entrepreneurship and Wealth Creation Competition, and Rural E-commerce Competition. The participants are not limited by household registration or region while open to people from Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and overseas as well.

 

【主办方介绍】

伦敦博士联盟(London PhD Network,简称LPN)成立于2015年9月,是以伦敦为轴心的各知名高校和研究机构的博士生,博士后,导师和教授组成的青年高科技学术团体,一直受到中国驻英使馆科技处的大力支持和关怀。伦敦博士联盟以促进跨学科交流和青年学者的职业发展为宗旨,精心组织一系列学术交流研讨会,定期邀请学者和专家进行讲座,内容涵盖生物医学,医疗健康、人工智能、能源交通、大数据、机器人技术等多个国家重点投资发展领域,获得广泛好评,至今已有超过800名活跃会员。同时伦敦博士联盟也为热衷产业化和商业化的精英人士提供咨询平台,积极推动伦敦地区青年学者的科研交流和合作。