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Go! SDGs丨Unleash the Power of SDGs

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. These 17 Goals build on the successes of the Millennium Development Goals, while including new areas such as climate change, economic […]

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 […]

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” […]

THE STRAIT NEWS | Counterfeit capital Shenzhen morphs into innovation hub

SHENZHEN – Mr Zhao Wanqiu walks through the maze of stalls piled high with electronic components at one of Shenzhen’s Huaqiangbei electronic markets, wearing a look of expectation. The 24-year-old, who has been building machines, such as small motor-powered boats and cars, since he was in primary school, is looking for a small…

We visited the world’s most amazing gadget market

Shenzhen is the Silicon Valley of China, the epicenter of its growing array of homegrown tech titans. But the city also serves as a sort of brain for the massive supply chain that stretches across the country, the place where ideas become prototypes, and prototypes become products.