Start-Ups from Germany and Switzerland have been selected to pitch at A-TEC finals in Shenzhen

ZUG, Switzerland - Sept. 24, 2020 - PRLog -- Out of 20 EU finalists 6 D-A-CH start-ups have been selected to present themselves at the ATEC Finals on September 24-25. The aim of A-TEC is to discover and support hidden champions in the fields of science and technology. In order to seek out global cutting-edge technology in the fields of science and technology, the finals of the first "Advanced Engineering and Technology Challenge" (A-TEC) sponsored by the Shenzhen Municipal Government and jointly organized by the Research Institute of Tsinghua University in Shenzhen and Leaguer Group in China and Convergence Partners and Medical Valley in Europe, will take place on September 24-25. With the challenge comes a prize pool of 24 million yuan (3 million Euro), with the highest prize up to 8 million yuan (1 million Euro).

About the event
This contest was carried out in the form of 2 online road show evaluation events in Germany and the UK, focusing on the extensive exploration of cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions in fields such as healthcare, AI, biotechnology, and cyberspace. It aims to explore the application of cutting-edge technology and the integration with different scenarios through "roadshow + communication + match-making".

After the project roadshow, the jury of technology and venture capital experts, based on the project's highlights, prospects, feasibility and other factors evaluated the companies presented carefully and selected the candidates for the Shenzhen finals. Those have the chance to chase the 800,000 yuan award for each winner.

Startups interested in participating in the next event can get in touch directly with:
Convergence Partners AG

A-TEC is a global leading contest focusing on the world's most cutting-edge technologies, to guide the most innovative technological innovations and to cultivate projects and teams with the best coverage. The contest is hosted every two years by Shenzhen Municipal People's Government, organized by Research Institute of Tsinghua University in Shenzhen and Leaguer Group. It focuses on AI, Biotech, Cyberspace and Robotics, with a total of 24 million RMB bonus pool and a series of incentive support services.

Convergence Partners
Convergence Partners is an international venture capital firm with an investment focus on HealthTech and DeepTech startups in Europe. An extensive network of industrial partners, universities and startup accelerators in China, India and Southeast Asia helps our portfolio companies to realize the significant market potential in Asia.

Medical Valley
The Medical Valley European Metropolitan Region Nuremberg (EMN) Association is an internationally leading healthcare management cluster. Highly specialized research institutions, internationally leading companies as well as many growing companies are active here.
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