TechNode | Vendors protest eviction from Shenzhen’s historic Huaqiangbei electronics market

On April 1, the lights went out in Gaokede Electronics Building for the last time. The eight-story, slate-gray building has been publicly marked for destruction and rebuilding for months now, as notices taped outside its doors advertise…


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RIC Webinar Series #1: Beyond Silicon Valley. Can Asian countries develop an Alternative Innovation Narrative?

RIC Webinar Series #1 [March 2019] “Beyond Silicon Valley. Can Asian countries develop an Alternative Innovation Narrative?”   Full video at: Featured Speakers and Organizations: Vicky Xie, Global Cooperation Director  – Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab David Li, Founder – Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab Gorka Espiau Idoiaga, Senior Fellow – Agirre Center for Social and Political […]


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RIC Virtual Series: Session 1 – Beyond Silicon Valley with Gorka Espiau, David Li and Vicky Xie

We are honored to join the UNDP Regional Innovation Centre in its first virtual session “Beyond Silicon Valley with Gorka Espiau, David Li and Vicky Xie” and share about the bottom up open innovation ecosystem of Shenzhen. It’s also our great pleasure to share this session with Gorka Espiau Idoiaga whose work “Basque Transformational Narratives” […]


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