ECCI seeks consultants for the GreenQ Programme, which focuses on facilitating lasting partnerships between European high growth start-ups seeking scaling opportunities in China and Chinese organisations seeking to learn and partner with high growth and scalable technologies from Europe.
There are three opportunities:
- This role requires a consultant who can identify and recruit Chinese corporates, State owned enterprises and Governmental organisations within the Shanghai Lingang and Shanghai City Region area to create and enable positive partnership meetings and engagement with selected GreenQ start-ups. Download the tender document.
- This role requires a consultant who can design and execute one or two effective 2-3 hour online workshops on behalf of our 13 start-up businesses. The themes of these workshops have been established and we are seeking a workshop focusing on: a) Legal advice and guidance regarding engaging in partnership activities and registering and developing a business in China and b) Accessing finance and investment in China. Download the tender document.
- This role requires a consultant who can design and execute one or two effective 2-3 hour online workshops on behalf of our 13 start-up businesses. The themes of these workshops have been established and we are seeking a workshop focusing on; a) Waste, Waste Water and the Circular Economy and b) Smart City technologies including Data, Air Quality, Mobility & Distributed Manufacturing. Download the tender document.
The deadline for submissions of quotes is Tuesday 3 November at 5pm.
The GreenQ programme is run by ‘EIT Hub China’, as part of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Global Outreach programme, in partnership with the Low Carbon College in Lingang, Shanghai – a joint initiative between Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the University of Edinburgh. This organisational partnership enables European high growth start-ups to access facilities, knowledge and networks to support their scaling in Asia.
Green Q was developed for University of Edinburgh by ECCI’s Head of International and Dean of the China-UK Low Carbon College Ed Craig.
The programme is designed to
- Rigorously and effectively support a selected number of the best EIT KIC Accelerator Stage-3 or later start-ups to become familiar, informed and actively engaged and impactful with Chinese partners in the Chinese, Asian and Global market.
- Identify, enable and accelerate the formation of partnerships, opportunities and business engagement between Europe and Chinese organisations and their innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems.