VANCOUVER, March 31, 2016 /CNW/ - Istuary Innovation Group, a Canadian innovation leader that connects talent, technology, capital and resources to launch business into fast-growing markets, announced a partnership today with Dongguan University of Technology to co-build an Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre for international incubation, knowledge sharing, education and talent exchange.
"In North America, we have a deep history of innovation and we look forward to continuing to drive that forward in creating a global ecosystem that expands across the Pacific," says Mr. Hugh Chow, CEO of Istuary Innovation Group.
On March 28, Mr. Lin Li, President of Dongguan University of Technology attended the signing of the partnership with Mr. Chow at Istuary's headquarters. Also in attendance were Ms. Nancy Wang, VP of Istuary Education Operations, Mr. James Wang, Burnaby city councilor and Mr. Alex Li, VP of the Dongguan Chamber of Commerce.
"We are excited about the opportunity to cultivate a stronger culture of entrepreneurship in China through this partnership," says Mr. Li. "This new Innovation Centre will bring together key talent and technology."
The Entrepreneurship Centre will serve to incubate startups locally and from Dongguan University, facilitate exchanges, internships and international faculty research, and connect local and international stakeholders through events organized by both parties.
Both parties agreed to leverage their resources and relationships to work towards building a culture of innovation and strengthening academic and economic ties between Asia and North America. Starting from Q3 2016, student delegations from Dongguan University will be participating in Istuary's entrepreneurship program as one of the first of many collaborative projects.
About Istuary Innovation Group
Istuary Innovation Group connects innovative talent with resources to develop successful companies geared for global markets. We cultivate innovation into businesses and launch them into fast growing markets. Istuary is comprised of three business units: Innovation Labs, Venture Capital, and Idea Labs. These elements work in synergy to nurture and commercialize innovation. In partnership with entrepreneurs and innovators, Istuary transforms ideas into reality by utilizing capital, R&D, and business expertise. Istuary employs over 600 professionals and partners across 19 offices in Canada, USA and China. Learn more at www.istuary.com .
About Dongguan University of Technology
Dongguan University of Technology (DGUT) opened in 1992, and proudly has Dr. Chenning Yang, a Nobel Laureate in Physics, serving as Honorary President. GUT is located in the national High-tech Park of Songshan LakeIn 2010, DGUT was listed into the initial institutions for national "Outstanding Engineers Cultivation Project."
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For further information: Sunny Shao, Marketing and Communications Manager, Istuary Innovation Group, Phone: 416.830.4915, Email: [email protected]