Fast Track

What is InnoSTARS Fast Track?

Fast Track is a special component of the InnoSTARS program, designed to leverage InnoSTARS partners’ contribution and accelerate the entry of startups referred by partners into InnoSTARS. Check if you are on the radar of our listed partners. Get an official referral email from one of the designated partners. Then complete your application online and prove your business through the review of the committee composed of industry experts and entrepreneurs. Once approved, you’ll be enjoying the equal benefits and resources as InnoSTARS pitch winners without going through the regular application process!

Industries of Focus

Green Innovation

  • Renewable Energy
    Generation &
  • Energy Storage
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Upstream
  • Midstream
  • Downstream
  • Others
  • Construction
  • Metals
  • Chemicals
  • Monitoring &
  • Advanced Packaging
  • Others
  • Air & Environment
  • Bioremediation
  • Recycling & Waste
  • Water & Wastewater
  • Soil Treatment
  • Agriculture &
  • Other


  • Diagnostics Techniques
  • Drug Development
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Precision Medicine
  • Regenerative Therapies
  • Vaccines, Blood & Biologics
  • Other
  • General Wellness
  • Health IT
  • Mobile Medical Apps
  • Medical Device Data Systems
  • Medical device Interoperability
  • Software as a Medical Device (SaMD)
  • Telemedicine
  • Wireless Medical Devices
  • Other

Information and Digital Technology

  • Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals
  • Cyber Security
  • AR/VR
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Robotics
  • Other

How Fast Track works


Check if you are on the radar of our listed partners. A full partner list can be found in the “Fast Track partners” section of this page. Only Partners in the list can nominate the Fast Track companies.


Contact one of the partners in the list and get a nomination letter from the partner. Send the letter to the following email address: FastTrack@


Once we confirm receipt of the nomination letter, you can start your application at Select “Fast Track” when asked the preliminary city.


Your application will be reviewed by the committee. If the application gets approved, you will be able to enjoy all the equal benefits with the InnoSTARS pitch winners without going through the regular application process.

Application Criteria​
  • The Applicant must be a representative of a registered U.S. company with innovative technologies or products that have been or can be commercialized.
  • Your application must feature a technology that falls under one or more of the focus industries and is not controlled under U.S. Export Control laws.
  • Products, technologies, patents, and control of IP or exclusive licensing rights must be owned by the Applicant, or his/her company, and must not have any potential or outstanding IP ownership disputes.
Equal benefit with the InnoSTARS regular preliminary winners, including:
  • A roadshow video of participants’ companies to be promoted on reliable and influential innovation platforms in China
  • An assessment of participants’ project potential for development in the Chinese market prepared by industry experts and investors.
  • Up to three one-on-one B2B matchmaking online meetings with high-potential investors or partners; Referrals to five potential investors or strategic partners
  • Access to periodic online seminars with update information including but not limited to: Intellectual Property; Patent Protection; Market-oriented preferential policies; Industry standardization and cooperation fund application in regions and cities in China

Fast Track Partners