A CALL FOR APPLICATIONS IS OPEN – Dragon-STAR Plus Business tour to Shanghai and Shenzhen, China 14th- 19th, November 2017


The Dragon-STAR Plus project team is going to organize a business tour to China to participate in the 2017 EU-China Think Tank Workshop on Science, Technology & Innovation – “The Future of Manufacturing” (Shanghai) and the 2017 China High-Tech Fair & Forum (Shenzhen), China from 14th to 19th, November 2017. The tour aims to support technological and research collaboration between Chinese and European organisations with focus on Intelligent Manufacturing.

The 5-day programme will include participation in the workshop – “The Future of Manufacturing” in Shanghai and China High-Tech Forum in Shenzhen, B2B meetings with Chinse counterparts, visits to the Hi-Tech Fair and local leading S&T organisations in Shanghai and Shenzhen.

The Dragon-STAR Plus funding will provide support for accommodation for 7 nights (including breakfast) of hotels in Shanghai and Shenzhen, for each European organisation seeking cooperation with Chinese organisations. It is expected that a minimum of 10 European organisations will benefit from this scheme.

Event Details

Deadline for application: October 16th, 2017

Event date :  14th to 19th, November 2017

Location : Shanghai and Shenzhen, China

About Dragon-STAR Plus

DRAGON-STARPLUS follows its predecessor (DRAGONSTAR), in its important mandate to provide support services to European and Chinese researchers and policy makers, and Chinese researchers and policy makers and to offer a flexible platform to facilitate policy discussions between European and Chinese stakeholders.

Dragon-STARPLUS aims at significantly contributing to the ongoing bilateral collaboration activities and policy dialogues. The project will have a positive effect on policy drafting and implementation, on-going research collaboration, reciprocity, member & associated states cooperation (funding agencies), addressing societal challenges, innovation, social- economy and technology.

About China Hi-Tech Fair 2017

China Hi-Tech Fair 2017 (CHTF, www.chtf.com) is the largest and the most influential scientific and technological fair in china. It has played an important role in commercialization, industrialization and internationalization of high-tech achievements as well as promotion of economic and technological cooperation between China and other countries. Being part of CHTF, the China High-tech Forum has won extraordinary reputation by its high-profile speakers since 1999.


Please click Here to download the Call for Applications.
Please click Here to download the Application Form.


For registration or more details please get in touch with mission@dragon-star.eu.