The final competition of the 3rd Beihang Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition (BHIEC) Global was held in Beijing on Dec. 22. Lin Jianhua, Director of Haidian District Economy and Information Technology Bureau, Yang Wentao, CEO of Beihang Investment Co., Ltd., Zhao Gang, Deputy Party Secretary of Beihang and representatives from relative companies and institutions were present. Lasting for 3 months, the event covered over 10 regions, with more than 250,000 Beihang alumni getting involved.
After fierce competition, 15 projects entered the final, among which the project “AI Electromyogram Gesture Interaction Technology” won the grand prize, the project “Large-Energy High-Power Maglev Flywheel Energy Storage Technology” got the first prize, and the second and the third prizes went to other two and three projects, respectively.
The final competition of 2019 BHIEC Global
Yang Wentao addressed the audience at the event. In his speech, he reviewed the fruitful results the competition had delivered in the past three years. He promised that Beihang Investment Co., Ltd., as a sponsor of the competition, will continue to utilize the competition as a platform to promote the technological flow of the area, talent communications and and innovative cooperation.
Yang Wentao, CEO of Beihang Investment Co., Ltd., delivered a speech at the event
Lin Jianhua pointed out that the local government of Haidian District pays much attention to the innovation and entrepreneurship and will continue to offer support to the competition and inject greater vitality into innovation and entrepreneurship in Beijing.
Lin Jianhua, Director of Haidian District Economy and Information Technology Bureau, addressed the audience
Zhao Gang noted that Beihang University, as the first university focusing on astronautics and aeronautics since the founding of New China, expects to put technological theory into practice in support of the country’s innovation demands.
Zhao Gang, Deputy Party Secretary of Beihang, made a speech
The competition this year updated its agenda with larger scale, fresher forms, better experience and wilder coverage. Besides, “White Paper of Beihang Alumni Entrepreneurship and Influence” was released, offering a comprehensive analysis on start-up businesses by Beihang alumni from multiple aspects.
“White Paper of Beihang Alumni Entrepreneurship and Influence” was released
Since the competition began in September, several regional contests have been held in Jingjinji Metropolitan Region, Yangtze River Delta, China’s middle and western regions and Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, involving hundreds of projects from famous universities from home and abroad.
The award winners and judges
With the goal of discovering and incubating advanced innovative technology projects as well as accelerating the industrialization of the high and new technology, the competition was organized by Beihang University, General Alumni Association of Beihang, Youth League Committee of Beihang, the Publicity Department of the Party Committee of Beihang, Beihang Entrepreneur Club, BUAA Holdings Co., Ltd. and Beihang Investment Co., Ltd.
Edited by Jia Aiping
Reported by Zong Zan
Photographed by Song honghai
Reviewed by Tan Hualin
Translated by Xiong Ting