UK Session: Digital Britain: Innovation in IoT and Manufacturing


Innovation China UK (ICUK) was a QMUL-based £5 million UK-China collaborative knowledge transfer programme funded by Higher Education Funding Council in England and UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Between 2007-2010, 72 projects in the area of healthcare, materials, engineering and low-carbon technology have been successfully funded by the ICUK Collaboration Development Fund.

Funded by the FCO Prosperity Fund, BIS Global Partnership Fund (GPF) and supported by the UK Science and Innovation Network (SIN), the Technology Partnering Programme has been implemented by ICUK since 2010. In 2015, 46 out of 50 organisations joining ICUK technology partnering programme have responded with further details of their progress with their collaboration and of these 29 reported income-generation.

For enhancing the communication of Chinese and British companies, Queen Mary University of London with British Innovative companies and Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University will co-organise this event to invite guests from businesses to discuss potential cooperation with professors and experts on research, innovation, technology and talent training.


English, simultaneous interpretation will be provided


  • 8:30-9:00 Signing up;
  • 9:00-9:10 Prof. Andre Brown, VP of XJTLU: Welcome Speech
  • 9:10-9:20 British Consulate General Shanghai: Opening Speech
  • 9:20-9:40 OAL: APRIL Robotic Chefs
  • 9:40-10:00 Cadscan: CUBIK automatic 3D Scanner
  • 10:00-10:20 3DNovations Ltd : An immersive 3D virtual reality solution that will revolutionise your training, business collaboration or community services
  • 10:20-10:40 Tea break
  • 10:40-11:00 Innovation and Commercialization Excellence of Queen Mary University of London
  • 11:00-11:20 Robotics In Agri-Tech & Humanitarian Logistics
  • 11:20-11:40 Improve Confidence When Walking & Prevent Falls
  • 11:40-12:00 Entrust, Planning for Renewables


Academic staff who are interested in relevant areas.


  • Suzhou Science and Technology Development Bureau
  • Suzhou Industrial Park Science and Technology Development Bureau
  • Suzhou Dushu Lake Research and Education Innovation Management Committee
  • Suzhou Industrial Park SME Service Center
  • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University


Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Fang Wang, 88161300, [email protected]
Dechang Xu, 81883241, [email protected]

Suzhou Industrial Park SME Service Centre

Jingwen Shen, 67068045, [email protected]
Jiarui Wang, 67068036, [email protected]
Ting Su, 67068019, [email protected]