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2016 US China Innovation and Investment Summit

2016 US China Innovation and Investment Summit

Address:Houston, US Time:2016.03.03



First Round Announcement

Location:The Omni Houston Hotel, Houston, TX

Time:May 16-18, 2016

Hosting Organizations:

US ChinaInnovation Alliance (UCIA)

China Science and Technology Exchange Center (CSTEC)

International Technology Transfer Network (ITTN)


Houston Technology Center (HTC)

University of Texas -Austin

Texas Medical Center(TMC)

ZJ InnoPark

Supporting Organizations:

Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China

State of Texas Governor’s Office (TBD)

City of Houston Mayor’s Office (TBD)

U.S.China Innovation and Investment Summit (UCIS), to be held in Houston, Texas from May 16th to 18th,is a business conference, which facilitates U.S. technology companies in connecting with partners from China. UCIS works to provide a needed forum for U.S. companies looking for Chinese investment, manufacturing capabilities and market access, by facilitating easy communication and valuable contact with Chinese investors and companies. UCIS also works with Chinese investors to discover investments opportunities in the latest technologies and products in the United States.The 2016 UCIS will focus on three main industries in technology: 1) healthcare and biotechnology, 2) energy and high technology, and 3) technology, media and telecommunications. More than one hundred (150+)Chinese investors, leading companiesand incubators/accelerators from China,andmore than two hundreds(200+)technology companies from the U.S. will be attending the 2016 UCIS.


Focus Fields

Healthcare and Biotechnology

Generic Drug

Biomaterial and Medical Device

Clinical Research and New Drug Development

Digital Health

Energy and High Technology

Energy Technology

Advanced Materials

Green Technology

Advanced Manufacture

Technology, Media and Telecommunication



Big Data

Online Education

Social Media

App Development


Main Contents

Opening Remarks

Representatives fromMinistry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China, Consulate General of People’s Republic of China, State of Texas Governor’s Office and City of Houston Mayor’s Office as well as opinion leaders in technology innovation will be invited to attend the Summit and speak at opening remarks.

Keynotes/Panel Discussions

Invested guest speakers/panelistfrom U.S. and China will addressthe last trend of China’s out-bound investment and opportunities and challenges for U.S. tech companies to access China market and capital.

Investor Mixer

Investors from U.S. and China, including incubators, accelerators, venture investors and corporate investorswill meet and discuss cross-border investments and business collaborations.

Company Pitches

Pre-selected technology companies will pitch in industrial focus field breakouts.

B2B Matchmaking

UCIS committee will collect investment and business needs from U.S. companies and pre-match them with investors/corporations in China prior to the Summit. Pre-matched companies/investorswill have opportunity to have face-to-face meeting.

UCIA Banquet

A celebrity in innovation will give speech in latest innovation trend and US China innovation collaboration during the banquet.


May 16

9:00-12:00 Link Events[only for Chinese investors and companies]
Tech Trip to Houston Methodist Research Institute (Translational Medicine and personalized medicine), Houston Technology Center, TMCx, University of Houston separately

13:00-14:00 Investor MixerCheck-in (Incubators/accelerators/Investors only)

14:00-18:00 Investor Mixer
18:00-19:30 Cocktail for Investor Mixer

May 17

8:00-9:00 Breakfast and Check-in

9:00-18:00 Exhibition

9:00-12:00 Opening Remarks and Plenary Conference

13:30-15:00 Industrial Focus Field Breakouts

1. Healthcare& Biotechnology,

2. Energy & High Technology and

3. Technology, Media and Telecommunication

15:30-18:00 B2B meetings
18:30 UCIA Banquet

May 18

Chinese investors in route to Austin, Dallas and Atlanta(optional)

Selected Speakers

BernardHarris, President of UCIA & CEO of Vesalius Ventures

Jack Gill, Goose Society of Texas(TBD)

Dan Watkins, Mercury Fund (TBD)

Kirk Coburn, Funder & Managing Director –SURGE Ventures

Gaylen Paulson, Associate Dean of McCombs Business School, UT-Austin

Jennifer BonnetActing General Manager of Georgia Tech Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC)

Derek E. Eberhart, Directorof Innovation GatewayUniversity of Georgia

Walter Ulrich CEO, Houston Technology Center

Juliana Garaizar Managing Director, Houston Angel Network

Robert C. Robbins CEO, Texas Medical Center(TBD)

William Mckeon COO, Texas Medical Center(TBD)

Haiyang Li Professor of Management, Jones Business School of Rice University

Seth Williams Founder & CEO, Zhongmen Group

Tong Sun Vice President, Central Operations, Houston Methodist Research Institute

Molly CainExecutive Director, TechWildcatters


Qing Liu, Professor, Chairman, Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute

Zhengjun Yan, President of Beijing Tianzuo Incubator

Yi Wang, Executive CEO of Jiuding VC

Jiang Zhang, CEO of China Ping’an VC

Bin Hu, CEO, Infinity Group

Hechun Li,Partner, MingxinChina Growth Fund

Changqun, Dean, Foshan Industrial Technology Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Science

Haiyan Huang, CEO, Tech Code

Renming Zhu, President, Shanghai Truth Group

Bing Xue, Deputy Director-General of Center for Pharmaceutical International Exchange of SFDA

Huiliang Bai, President, China Nonprescription Medicines Association; Vice president, China Quality Association for Pharmaceuticals

Tingfei Xi, Director of National Institute for Food and Drug Control Medical Equipment Control Center

Haibo Wu, Board of Directors of China Medicinal Biotechnology Association; Managing Director of Giant Med-Pharma Services, Inc

Jun Qin,Director of Beijing Protein Research Center

Zhang Zhang, General Secretaoryof ITTN

Xiaohong Han, CEO, CimingCheckup

Sanhu Wang, PR Vice Manager of Shenzhen Mindray Medical International Limited, Former Chief Secretary of China Food and Drug Administration Medical Devices Control;

Cangshan Dong, President of Qianjing Investment Capital

Baojun Ma, Chairman, Bridge Trust Co.,Ltd

Yuxiao Li, Director of Institute of Internet Governance and Law, BUPT; Co-founder of Internet Society of China

Selected Chinese Investors and Companies

Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute

Tianzuo Incubator

Jiuding VC

China Ping’an VC

Infinity Group

Mingxin China Growth Fund

Tech Code

Shanghai Truth Group

Giant Med-Pharma Services, Inc

Ciming Checkup

Qianjing Investment Capital

Bridge Trust Co.,Ltd

Sponsorship Program

UCIS offers a Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze Sponsorship program as well as individual sponsorship program for exhibition, coffee breaks, breakfast and lunch. UCIS will provide our sponsors with maximized marketing opportunity, tailored B2B matchmaking service and other rewards to help them become as successful as the Summit.

Corporate Sponsorship Program

$20,000 –Platinum Sponsorship

$15,000 –Gold Sponsorship

$10,000 –Silver Sponsorship

$6,000–Bronze Sponsorship

Reward of Sponsor

Exhibition, Coffee breaks, Breakfast and Lunch Sponsor Program

$5,000 -Investor mixer coffee break and reception sponsor (only 1 at this level)

$5,000 -Breakfast sponsor (only 1 at this level)

$5,000 -Networking break sponsor (only 1 at this level)

$5,000 -Lunch sponsor (only 1 at this level)

$5,000 -Exhibition sponsor (only 1 at this level)


Recognition as event sponsorwith company logo onevent website, front page of event flyer/program, and company introduction in the program distributed to all attendees

Opportunity to have organization’s marketing material included ineach attendee’s registration kit

Free admission for up to three (3)employees and friends to all 2016 UCIS activities, including UCIA banquet

Special promotion opportunity at sponsored session

Attending the Summit

1) General admission: $195/person

Includesconference entry on both May 16th(Investors only) and May 17th

2) Business class admission: $380/person

Includesevent entry to both May 16th(Investors only) and May 17thconference, B2B meeting arrangement


Includes banquet admission on May 17th


Omni Houston Hotel provides discounted room rates($130.76per night)for UCIS attendees. To make a reservation at Omni Hotelfrom May 15-19, please book through:


Contact Information

General Information: info@uschinainnovation.org

B2B Matchmakingmatchmaking@uschinainnovation.org

Sponsor and Partner: sponsor@uschinainnovation.org


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