In 2018, the “IPIEC Global” Intelletual Property Innovation and Entrepreneurship Contest is one of the largest, most influential and highest-level international competitions. The competition is guided by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, and the China Centre for Promotion of SME Development, MIIT (China SME International Cooperation Association), the Information Center of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, and the Guangzhou Industrial Park Chamber of Commerce co-sponsored and received strong support from the Guangdong Provincial Department of Industry and Information Technology and the Guangzhou Industrial and Information Technology Commission.

In 2018, the technology demands are based in Guangzhou, radiating all kinds of industrial parks and Chinese-foreign cooperation zones across the country, attracting 62 enterprises and 16 parks, collecting a total of 123 demand, and the total intentional investment amount of technology demands is as high as 85 million US dollars. At the same time, In 10 countries and regions such as in Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, Australia, Israel, South Korea, Russia, Malaysia, Germany, Switzerland, and the United States, special events were held, attracting 1,285 innovative projects. After fierce competition, the champion, 1st runners-up and 2nd runner-ups, and the best of Internet popularity were finally decided. Popularity project awards, most popular matching project awards, etc.

Corporate Investors

Technology Demands

(Ten thousand USD) Intentional Investment

Participating projects in contest

10 Global Chapter Contest

HK Chapter 2018/5/17

Russia Chapter 2018/9/20

UK Chapter 2018/6/13

ASEAN Chapter 2018/9/28

Australia Chapter 2018/7/9

Korea Chapter 2018/9/4

Germany Chapter 2018/10/22

Israel Chapter 2018/8/27

Swiss Chapter 2018/10/26

US Chapter 2018/11/2

Korea Chapter 2018/9/4

US Chapter 2018/11/2

Global Champion

Novus' Neutralization Solution for Bone Damage Repair Based on New Nano Biomaterials and X-Ray Diagnostics (Hong Kong, China)

1st Runner-up

Oaklabs' AI and Multimolecular Biomarker-Based Drug Development Platform (Germany)

2nd Runner-up

Nanopac's wastewater and self-circulation processing system based on solar and electrochemical technology (Malaysia)

IPIEC Global 2018 Hong Kong Chapter


The 2018 Maker China International SME Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition was first settled in Hong Kong. The Angel Investment Foundation hosted the Hong Kong SAR event, which was co-organized by Huitang. It was held on May 17, 2018 at the Hong Kong Trade Development Council's Entrepreneurship Day. The event attracted 300 events. Investment and creative professionals came to the event to participate in the event, introducing 62 domestic leading enterprises and 4 Hong Kong companies' investment needs, including: Guangzhou Automobile Group (, Xiangxue Pharmaceutical (, and Blonde Science and Technology (, Xiqiao Science (, Vision Electronics, SINOMACH (430076), National Optoelectronics (, Fresh Food for Cooking Group, etc., a total of 85 million US dollars to collect from the world project.

The Angel Investment Foundation has allocated HK$30 million to provide up to 70% share repurchase guarantee for investors who will invest in award-winning projects in the future. In the end, they successfully found 8 projects in Hong Kong to enter the Hong Kong finals, and 4 projects successfully docked 4 Local companies invest in rewards, and another 4 companies that are connected to domestic investment and rewards.

In the end, 8 projects representing Hong Kong, "Novus Life Sciences" and 9 other countries and regions, a total of 1,284 entries were selected for the final finals, and eventually won the global championship and received a prize of 100,000 US dollars.

Ms. Amy Chen (Founder of WTOIP) (right), the winner of the Hong Kong District Award, presented to the "Novus Life Sciences"

Speech by Dr. Wilson, co-founder of the Hong Kong District Champion Project "Novus Life Sciences"

Mr. Ivan Shum (left), Chairman of the Angel Investment Foundation, Mr. Ricky Wong (middle), Chairman of the HKBN, and Dr. Bernard Chan, JP, Under Secretary for. Commerce and Economic Development, HKSAR (right)

Speech by Mr. Ivan Shum, Chairman of the Angel Investment Foundation

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