May 13, 2019

Atlanta Preliminary Winners

AKESOgen, Inc.

Pain Care Labs

Deep Cam

ABOUT

The 2019 InnoSTARS competition is a platform that connects U.S.-based technology companies with Chinese investors, corporates, and strategic partners. Organized by the U.S.-China Innovation Alliance (UCIA) and China Science and Technology Exchange Center (CSTEC), this competition aims to provide U.S.-based technology companies a better understanding of the market opportunities available in China. 

How much time will companies have to present?

Companies will have 10 minutes to present, which includes Q&A.

Who will be in the audience?

InnoSTARS Atlanta Preliminary will have an audience of around 65, including: corporates, early-stage technology executives, investors, investment advisors and U.S.-China clean-tech industry professionals.

Why should companies compete?

Qualified preliminary winners will be extended an invitation to join the 2019 China road-show to compete in the InnoSTARS Industry Finals, and potentially even the finals. The road-show will include introductions to Chinese corporates, universities, regulators, and investors interested in U.S. innovation. Industry Finalists’ round-trip China airfare, hotels, and meals are covered by InnoSTARS, and winners receive cash prizes and media recognition.

INDUSTRIES OF FOCUS

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Biopharma
  • Energy
  • Environmental Technology
  • Information & Communication Technology
  • Materials
  • Medical Device, Digital Health & Diagnosis

 

LOCATION

Wayne Hodges Room, Centergy Building, Georgia Institute of Technology

75 5th St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30308

AGENDA

8:00AM

Check in

9:00AM

Welcome Remarks/Keynote speech

9:30AM

Panel Discussion: Innovation and Entrepreneurship Trends & Opportunities

10:30AM

Group 1 Presentations

12:00PM

Lunch Break

1:00PM

Group 2 Presentations

2:30PM

Coffee Break

2:40PM

Group 3 Presentations

4:10PM

Special Presentation & Ceremony

4:20PM

Matchmaking & Networking

5:00PM

Event Concluded

JUDGE

Tyler Johnson
Global Fortune 50 Executive
Fred Apple
Entrepreneur / Consultant
Dale Sizemore
Co-founder of Voterworkz Director of Operations for Tech Alpharetta
Carolina Ramon
Director of the Office of Minority Business Development
Timothy Veith
Business Attorney/co-inventor
Yun Chen
Senior Director of technology of LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Charles D. Ganz
Senior Counsel Atlanta
John W. Woodward​
Senior Director, Foreign Investment
Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
Michael E. Chang
Deputy Director
Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems, Georgia Tech
Yimin Yang
Senior Director
Protiviti Inc.
Monique Tavares
Director - Global Operations
Georgia Institute of Technology
Terry Sullivan
President at Southeastern Inventors Association, Inc.

ORGANIZER & CO-ORGANIZER

CO-PARTNERS