2017 China-UK Technology & Innovation Forum: Smarter UK: AI and Bio-Pharm Sessions


Innovation China UK (ICUK) was a QMUL-based £5million 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 organizations joining ICUK technology partnering programme have responded with further details of their progress with their collaboration and of these 29 reported income-generation.

To improve the collaboration between the British and Chinese companies, XJTLU and OUI is holding the 2017 China-UK Technology & Innovation Forum- Smarter UK: AI and Bio-Pharm Sessions to enhance the communication with the local companies and academics on the research, innovation and talents.


English and Chinese (with simultaneous interpreting)


  • 8:30-9:00 Registration
  • 9:00-9:10 Welcome Speeches by:
    • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
    • British Consulate General Shanghai
    • Suzhou Technology Bureau
    • Suzhou SIP Technology and Informatisation Bureau
  • 9:10-9:30 Introduction: Introduction of OUI and JV
    • Speaker: Ya-hsin Shen
  • 9:40-10:00 Project Presentation: Cycle land (Home bike sharing platform)
    • Speaker: Agne Milukait
    • Project Intro: Home bike sharing and rental from locals
  • 10:00-10:20 Project Presentation: LoMaRe
    • Speaker: Dr Evgeniy Donchev
    • Project Intro: The start is marked with our patent-pending PiezoMagnetic RAM (PM RAM), a versatile technology platform offering many advantages compared to current state-of-the-art. Our first product will be 2D PM RAM embedded memory to replace eFLASH and SRAM in applications for the automotive, IOT and computer industries.
  • 10:20-10:40 Project Presentation: Oxford Drug Design
    • Speaker: Dr Paul Finn
    • Project Intro: Oxford Drug Design Limited is a spin-out from the Chemistry Department of the University of Oxford. The company is focused on the discovery of novel antibacterial compounds to address unmet medical need in human and animal health.
  • 10:40-11:00 Tea Break
  • 11:00-11:20 Project Presentation: Oxford Cardiomox
    • Speaker: Dr Wenming Ji
    • Project Intro: Non-invasive magnetocardiography for early detection and clinical diagnosis of Heart diseases
  • 11:20-11:40 Project Presentation: Oxford autonomous vehicles
    • Project Intro: Using the latest in computer vision and machine learning, our systems learn from their environment and share experiences with each other, so that they're getting smarter all the time.
    • Speaker: OUI’s PM
  • 11:40-12:00 Project Presentation: No invasive blood glucose test
    • Project Intro: The blood glucose was detected by using light focusing technology
    • Speaker: OUI’s PM
  • 12:00-13:00 Buffet and Group discussion


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