Overseas Innovation Platform
ZGC Innovation Center @ Silicon Valley
ZGC Innovation Center @ Silicon Valley (4500 Great America Parkway) was jointly set up by ZGC Capital Corporation and its American partner C.M. Capital. The centre is located in the core area of Silicon Valley, in the city of Santa Clara, adjacent to Stanford University and many world-renowned high-tech enterprises, such as Intel, Cisco, and Oracle etc. It enjoys an obvious geographical and cultural advantage. The centre locates convenient transportation, close to many highways and some major transportation hubs, such as the San Jose International Airport. It is surrounded by convention centers, stadiums, playgrounds and other places of public services and business facilities.
The office area of innovation centre is over 70,000 square feet, equipped with incubators, accelerators, cross-border office area for Zhongguancun companies, pitch area, meeting rooms, exhibition area, exhibition halls for partners’ and the other functional blocks. As a window of ZGC to the world, the innovation centre provides support and platform for Zhongguancun enterprises to get into Silicon Valley, to the world, and to participate in globalization of innovation.
Innovation Center's main business covers providing cross-border offices, incubation space, infrastructure, property management services and other basic hard services. In addition, it also provides some basic soft services such as policy advice, project reporting, project docking, guidance and training services. Moreover, they provide a range of professional and value-added services including management consulting, business expanding, investment service and outsourcing service.
Ottawa International Incubator
Ottawa Incubation Centre was set up in December 11, 2012, jointly operated by Zhongguancun Development Group and Invest Ottawa. It takes remote hatch patterns, guiding and supporting major sci-tech achievements to land and industrialization in Beijing, helping build Zhongguancun as an innovation center with global influence. Currently, incubates in Ottawa incubation center engage in the fields of high-end medical equipment, new materials, new energy and the next generation information technology etc.
Taking Ottawa incubation center as the carrier, the group focuses on disruptive and original technologies, and explores deeply in projects finding, management and service mechanism. The initial ecosystems has been formed of incubator office space, entrepreneurship mentor, expert advisory team, docking funds and other investment with a series of services to finding, screening, incubation, investment projects and help them landing in China according to the requirements. It provides an effective experience to come true the Group's overseas strategy.
Helsinki Innovation Center
Helsinki Innovation Center was established on 13 November 2012. It’s located in the Technopolis Park of Helsinki. Zhongguancun Science Park Administrative Committee, Zhongguancun Development Group and the Zhongguancun Software Park jointly founded “Beijing Zhongguancun SoftwarePark Development Ltd., Sivuliike Suomessa” and other cooperative initiatives in the centre. As a linking bridge, it actively integrates local government resources, market recourses and other social resources, and promotes the introduction of high-tech. It laid a solid foundation for expanding the scope and depth of international cooperation, strengthening business communications, producing a profound influence for Sino-Finnish cooperation in high-tech areas.
Sino-Israel International Center for Technology Cooperation
Zhongguancun Software Park and the Israeli Schlatter company co-constructed the "Sino-Israel International Center for Technology Cooperation (SITIC)". It’s located in the Zhongguancun Software Park, focus on cloud computing, Internet of Things, mobile internet and some software Internet-based emerging industries. It provides two forms of financial support including "soft loans" and “innovation and development fund" for landing Israeli company.
ZGC Germany Technology Innovation Center
ZGC Germany Technology Innovation Center unveiled on June 29, 2016. It’s located in Emmertsgrund area Heidelberg, which is close to the centre of Heidelberg, provides perfect service facilities, advanced and complete infrastructure inside the building. The partnership between Zhongguancun Development Group and Heidelberg municipal government is aimed to promote the development of Chinese high-tech enterprises and help them partner with German and European technology partners, to promote the development of leading-edge technology with market competitiveness. Taking the location advantages of Heidelberg, the centre provides services for high-tech start-ups and constructs incubators for start-ups of emerging industry. The use of the world's advanced German dual system training model to improve Chinese manufacturing personnel professional training mechanism, training senior technicians in different industries, artisans researchers and other industries top professionals to open up international business employment channels and to enhance international competitiveness of business and professional.
Other preparation of innovation platform
Zhongguancun Development Group commits to advancing the strategy of "Zhongguancun capital going global and bringing in overseas advanced technology and talent.” The group plans to build up our new innovation centers starting from London and Cambridge. We will select the local professional partners, cooperate with well-known universities. Meanwhile, ZGC is considering expanding operations in Boston and Seattle in the US.