A team from Canada was awarded 1 million yuan (US$148,800) for its artificial kidney and portable dialysis machine, said to be the smallest in the world, at a ceremony yesterday marking the opening of the 17th Conference on International Exchange of Professionals (CIEP).
Three projects developed by Hangzhou Tiangu Information Technology Co. Ltd., Incus Technologies Co. Ltd. and Zhuhai Resproly Bio-Pharmacy Co. Ltd. were rated in the top three out of the 12 entries in the China region final of Pitch@Palace, which concluded at the Wuzhou Guest House in Shenzhen yesterday.
A total of 137 projects that stood out in the preliminary and professional contests in 10 cities in nine countries will participate in the finals of the Third International Talent Innovative & Entrepreneurial Competition to be held in the city this week.
An all-electric bus, BYD K12A, that can run at a speed of 70 kilometers per hour when full-loaded with 250 passengers, was launched Monday, marking another breakthrough since the unveiling of an electric double-decker bus in London, the Shenzhen Economic Daily reported.
Global management consulting firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has decided to set up its DigitalBCG Asia Pacific Center in Shenzhen. The design and decoration of the center has started and it is scheduled to open this October.
The development of industrial Internet will pick up pace driven by 5G networks and artificial intelligence (AI), facilitating the acceleration of transformation and upgrading in various industries, said Pony Ma, chairman and chief executive officer of Tencent Holdings Ltd., at the 2019 China (Shenzhen) IT Summit yesterday.
Thirty projects outperformed the others in the first three overseas preliminaries of the Third China (Shenzhen) Innovation & Entrepreneurship International Competition held in Boston, Tel Aviv and Madrid recently, the Shenzhen Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau, the competition organizer, said yesterday.
Shenzhen-based telecoms giant Huawei led the pack, with Asia accounting for more than half of the international patent applications at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) last year, WIPO said yesterday.
A specialized hospital that adopts only the diagnostic and therapeutic methods of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) was officially opened in Bao’an District yesterday, providing an additional medical option for residents.
The hepatobiliary surgery team at Shenzhen People’s Hospital, joining hands with Dong Jiahong, an academician with Beijing Tsinghua Changgeng Hospital, performed a surgery in the city with the help of 5G-technology communication Tuesday.
Although death might be a heavy topic, Song Shiyu, founder of FORE TECH, expressed that a hard fact that residents, especially those living in big cities, will have to face in the near future is that there is fewer and fewer land available for public cemeteries.
French retail giant Carrefour opened a smart retail store in Shenzhen yesterday, featuring multiple technologies such as self-service checkout and facial recognition payment supported by Tencent's popular social media app WeChat.