The Greater Bay Area Roadshow 2023 initiative is about to start

3 May 2023
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Creating synergies, promoting innovation and facilitating the exchange network between Italian and Asian technological companies: this is the spirit of Greater Bay Area Roadshow 2023, the initiative in support of innovative Italian SMEs organized by Intesa Sanpaolo & Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center, together with the Italian Chamber of Commerce of Hong Kong and Macao, Deloitte, InvestHK and many other important local partners.

The immersive four day Roadshow in Hong Kong & Shenzhen, which will be held from 12th to 15th of September 2023, is dedicated to a selected number of Innovative Italian SMEs, interested in exploring and capturing new market opportunities in APAC region (Asia-Pacific Region: East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Oceania, +20 countries).

The deadline to apply is July 10th 2023.

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The Target

This Roadshow focuses on new technologies with TRL equal or higher than 7; it is aimed at Italian tech SMEs operating in one of these sectors:

  • Food & Agri Tech
  • Smart Mobility & Smart Cities
  • Energy
  • Pharma-Tech/HealthCare/BioTech

For the selected companies, the program includes online sessions and webinars dedicated to Pitching Valuation & enhancement and Deep dive on the Legal & Tax framework in Hong Kong & Shenzhen for those starting a local business and on incentive schemes.

The launch event, which will be attended by all interested and selected companies together with representatives of organizers and Partners, will be held  online and in Intesa Sanpaolo skyscraper Turin, on May 15th, 2023, from 10:00am to 12:00pm.