THE 3RD RUSSIA-CHINA FORUM!
INVESTING IN INNOVATION
THE 3RD Russia-China Forum
RUSSIA, MOSCOW
OCTOBER 16, 2018
Phone for information +7 (495) 777-01-04
THE 3RD RUSSIA-CHINA FORUM
RUSSIA, MOSCOW
OCTOBER 16, 2018
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Mission

Creating a platform for an open dialogue and cooperation between Russian and Chinese professional investors

Key objectives
  • to discuss key trends on VC markets and innovation ecosystems of Russia and China
  • to provide relevant data disclosing tendencies in the development of Chinese and Russian VC/PE investments
  • to spark the interest among professional Russian and Chinese investors in mutual cooperation showcasing successful Russian-Chinese deals
  • to study opportunities for joint investments
  • to discuss features of institutional and technological environment to establish mutually beneficial financial partnerships
PARTICIPATION

Participation in the Investing in Innovation Forum is free of charge. The Forum is a part of the Open Innovations Forum program.

It is required to be registered at the Open Innovations Forum to get to the venue. Participation fee is available at https://openinnovations.ru/info.

Greetings

To Participants

In September 2016, in accordance with the memorandum on cooperation in the field of innovations signed between the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, the First China-Russia Forum «Investing in Innovations» was held in Moscow.

At the Forum, the experts of the two countries thoroughly discussed the creation of Russian-Chinese investment funds to finance innovation in terms of relevance, opportunities and future models of cooperation.

The first meeting of the Russian-Chinese Coordination Commission for Innovative Cooperation was held on June 13-14, 2017in Beijing. As part of the IV Russian-Chinese Expo, Russian and Chinese innovation market players met at the Second China-Russia Forum «Investing in Innovations»  on June 16-17 in Harbin to continue the innovative dialogue guided by the key ideas of the first Forum: «venture investments stimulate the commercialization of technologies, technical innovations promote bilateral cooperation».

The Third Russia-China Forum «Investing in Innovations» will be hosted by Open Innovations Forum 2018 on October, 16 in Moscow, Russia. Since its launch in 2012, Open Innovations Forum has established itself as Russia’s leading international platform for entrepreneurs, corporations, scientists, and government officials.

In 2014 China was a Partner Country and the Open Innovations Forum was personally attended by Li Keqiang, the Premier of the state council of the People's Republic of China. In 2016 Jack Ma, Executive Chairman of the world's largest e-commerce company Alibaba Group, was one of the headliners of the Forum.

The Third Russia-China Forum «Investing in Innovations» is devoted to further develop of a Chinese-Russian platform for an open dialogue and cooperation between Russian and Chinese professional investors and to facilitate the transfer of technology and the commercialization of scientific and technological achievements of the two countries, taking into account the Chinese-Russian potential for innovative and economic cooperation.

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Program
16 October 2018 Tuesday
10:00 - 11:15
Panel discussion «Investment landscape of Russia and China: possible models of collaboration»
— VC market trends in China
— strategy for Russian VC market development
— financial regulation in China: opportunities and constraints
— legal aspects of joint funds’ establishment
11:15 - 11:45
Opening ceremony. Welcome address
11:45 - 12:00
Group photo
12:00 - 12:45
Lunch
13:00 - 14:45
Open Innovations 2018 Plenary session
15:00 - 16:15
Panel discussion «Cooperation in the field of high-tech: investment and infrastructure for high-tech projects, technology transfer
— types of companies expected to be successful on China market
— investment funds assistance to foreign technology companies
— stock exchange facilities in China
— prospective industries for cooperation
16:30 - 17:45
Panel discussion «Infrastructure for start-ups: what to expect from the collaboration with Chinese corporations»
18:00 - 19:00
Pitch-session of Russian technology companies to the Chinese VC funds
19:00 - 19:15
Closing Remarks
19:30 - 21:00
Informal dinner with Russian VC Market Council
17 October 2018 Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Open Innovations Forum Program. Bilateral meetings in accordance with agreed schedule
Organizer
Russian Venture Company (RVC)
RVC JSC — a government fund of funds and the Institute of the Russian Federation, one of the key tools in building its own national innovation system.
The main purpose of the activity of RVC JSC — stimulating the creation of Russia's venture capital industry and the significant increase in the financial resources of venture capital funds.
EURASIAN UNION OF THE TORCH CENTER
Torch High Technology Industry Development Center (Torch Center) was founded in October 1989, as an independent legal entity, subsidiary to the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). Under the guidance of the Ministry, and devoted to the mission of “Developing High Technology & Realizing Industrialization”, Torch Center has been making daring explorations and constant innovations to promote the advancement of high-tech industries in China.
THE VENTURE CAPITAL PROFESSIONAL COMMISSION (VCPC) OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FINANCIAL PROMOTION ASSOCIATION OF CHINA
Venture Capital Professional Commission (VCPC) of Science and Technology Financial Promotion Association of China is a non-profit organization and the only national committee for venture capital profession, permitted by the Ministry of Civil Affairs. Its goal is to unite the venture capital organizations all over the country, to boost communications among venture capitals, to provide its members with access to all interested entities, to promote the venture capital business to progress in a standard and healthy way, and to contribute to the development of high-technology industries.
Partners
MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
The Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation (Ministry of Economic Development of Russia) is the federal ministry that manages the development and implementation of the economic policy of the Russian Government in the following areas: macroeconomics, financial markets and the international financial centre, support and development of small and medium-sized enterprises, foreign economic policy, investment policy, innovation, energy efficiency, competition development and others.
MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
The ministry coordinates science and technology activities in the country.
Pressroom
For media communication, please contact:

Dmitry Bezrukov:
Tel.: +7 (495) 777-01-04
E-mail: Bezrukov.DG@rvc.ru
Contacts
Location
OPEN INNOVATIONS FORUM 2018
openinnovations.ru

Skolkovo Technopark
CONFERENCE STAGE

42 Bolshoy boulevard
Skolkovo Innovation center
Moscow, 143026

Contact info for Russian participants:
E-mail: forum@invest-to-innovation.com
Phone: +7 (495) 777-01-04 ext. 177
Contact person: Eugenia Larina

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