Yangtze Delta Region Institute of Tsinghua University, Zhejiang and China Jiaxing municipal government jointly hold the 3rd
"Red Boat Cup" Global Entrepreneurship & Innovation Contest. The contest is open globally to all high-level talents with innovative ideas. Winners are awarded generous prizes &
bonuses. Prior to that, winners of the Entrepreneurship projects will be provided with a start-up funding under the ‘Elite Leaders Scheme’ when setting an entity in Jiaxing of China.
创业项目类 (Start-up Project)
1 个特等奖：奖励 30 万元 + 500-1000 万元创业经费
3 个一等奖：奖励 10 万元 + 500 万元创业经费
6 个二等奖：奖励 5 万元 + 300 万元创业经费
20 个三等奖：奖励 3 万元 + 200 万元创业经费
1x Outstanding Prize: RMB 300,000 + RMB 5-10 million supporting fund
3x First Prizes: RMB 100,000 + RMB 5 million supporting fund
6x Second Prizes: RMB 50,000 + RMB 3 million supporting fund
20x Third Prizes: RMB 30,000 + RMB 2 million supporting fund
创新人才类 (Innovation Talent)
1 个一等奖：奖励 10 万元 + 每年 100 万元
2 个二等奖：奖励 5 万元 + 每年 60 万元
6 个三等奖：奖励 3 万元 + 每年 40 万元
1x First Prize: RMB 100,000 + up to RMB 1 million subsidy annually
2x Second Prizes: RMB 50,000 + RMB 600,000 subsidy annually
6x Third Prizes: RMB 30,000 + RMB 400,000 subsidy annually
Yangtze Delta Region Institute of Tsinghua University holds a renowned & sound research platform. Combining with Jiaxing's
geographical advantages in the Yangtze River Delta Economic Zone, this competition provides good opportunities for entrepreneurs, start-ups & innovative talents, who are interested in
developing & growing a new innovative venture in Jiaxing, China.
The headquarters of Yangtze Delta Region Institute of Tsinghua University locates in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, on Yangtze
River Delta hinterland. The geographical location has a competitive edge, offering a developed economy & big talent pool.
Jiaxing enjoys developed an economic environment with a logistic convenience. It locates east of Shanghai (80km), north of
Suzhou, west of Hangzhou (80km). It is connected by a 30 minutes high-speed rail to all the above cities.
Yangtze Delta Region Institute of Tsinghua University and Jiaxing government will be acting as a connecting platform. It
jointly helps Award-winning enterprises and talents to connect with many reputable & well-known enterprises, investment institutions, and R & D platforms. They effectively &
efficiently provide long-term guidance and support, in order to achieve healthy growth & development after the contest.
蓬勃发展的嘉兴 (Growing and prospering Jiaxing)
Digital economy: Information Industry, artificial intelligence,
internet, Internet of Things IoT, big data, etc.
Advanced manufacturing and robotics
New energy and materials (including flexible electronics, quantum
communication, additive manufacturing, etc.）
Biomedical (big health) and modern agriculture
参赛要求 (Participant Requirements)
1. The entrepreneurial team, which possess scientific and technological innovation achievements, shall not have
registered an enterprise in Jiaxing yet before the contest;
2. One of the entrepreneurial team members should possess at least a Master degree (or above) or previously held a
senior management position in a well-known international business organization;
3. The team should own the ownership/IP of the contested products & technology, with no conflict of
interests with any other enterprises’ technology or products;
4. The team should have the capability and capacity in science and technology, to drive high growth and
1. Candidates shall have obtained a Doctorate degree (Ph.D.) in natural science or engineering outside China, or
have possessed more than 3 years of overseas post-doctoral research experience, or hold positions in renowned universities and research institutes as Associate
Professors/equivalent or above; or hold senior technology position in international well known enterprises & economic organizations;
2. Incumbents shall have an interest in developing a periodical or long-term career in Jiaxing, China;
3. No exceeding 55 years of age.
(The specific time of contest shall be announced in the official website.）
Participants for the Europe Division Finale and Grand Finale will be provided with transportation & accommodation
Introduction to Yangtze Delta Region Institute of Tsinghua University Zhejiang
Yangtze Delta Region Institute of Tsinghua University Zhejiang is a research and innovation platform, jointly founded and developed by the People's Government of Zhejiang
Province and Tsinghua University in 2003. The institute is pro-actively involved in scientific and technological innovation and research services, personnel training and
transformation of high-tech achievements, to meet the economic development needs of the Yangtze River Delta region.
The research institute currently has a presence in seven major areas, including Jiaxing headquarters, Hangzhou branch, Ningbo branch, Xiaoshan Biological Engineering Center,
Taizhou Innovation Center, Institute of Flexible Electronics Technology, Future Technology Research Institute. Prior to that, there are Institute of Biotechnology and
Medicine, Institute of Ecological Environment, Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Information Technology Research Institute, Institute of Modern Agricultural Engineering
Technology, Analysis and Testing Center, National Food Safety Risk Assessment Center, Application Technology Cooperation Center, and other research institutions.
The institute plays a crucial role as an innovation carrier to achieve major scientific and technological breakthroughs. It possesses an independent investment platform and
has successfully brought in more than 600 high-tech enterprises with a total investment of more than 10 billion RMB.
Presently, there are eight overseas centers & offshore incubators located across the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Australia, Finland &
As the key organization of Yangtze Delta Region Institute of Tsinghua University in Germany, its Munich Center is responsible for developing, strengthening, collaborating
technical exchanges and cooperation between the institutes and the counterparts in Germany and across Europe. With an aim in helping the offshore incubation of overseas
technology and entrepreneurship projects, Munich Center builds & develops platform and channel for projects/ talents to gain a better understanding of the Yangtze
River Delta region.
Address：Baierbrunner Str. 39, 81379 Munich, Germany