On December 18, 2018, The SCI Innovation Centers in Shenzhen and Toronto together held the second SCI Roadshow connecting both locations for a series of meetings via ARHT Media’s Holographic Telepresence platform.
Mr Huang Hengzhong, Deputy Director of Shenzhen Nanshan District Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Service Center, Mr Shen Jianlei, Counsel at the Chinese Embassy in Toronto and Mr Reza Moridi, Minister of Research, Innovation and Science all appeared as holograms to speak with over 40 investment institutions from Shenzhen.
The event also featured 8 startup companies from Toronto and Shenzen from fields that included medicine, security, electronics and home automation.
The Sci Innovation Centre is co-established by the Canada Confederation of Shenzhen Associations (CCSA) and the Shenzhen Flat Panel Display Industry Association (SDIA). It aims to support entrepreneurs through business incubation and access to investors. The organization has set up innovation centres in both Shenzhen and Toronto, in order to help foster collaboration by sharing resources, facilitating access to regulatory bodies and investors in order to continuously help strengthen relations and opportunities between China and Canada.