The Participants (Teams or individuals) should:
1. be those who have innovation achievements and business plans；
2. should possess full ownership of all rights related to the product, the technology
and the patent, have no property
dispute with any other person, and assume full responsibility caused by any possible
3. be those who had not won prizes in the former China (Shenzhen) Innovation
Competition of International Talents.
• Information Technology
• Advanced Materials & Clean Energy
• Biology & Life Science
• Advanced Manufacturing
Companies with advances in Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, and FinTech
will be invited to additional
Reasons to Apply
• Coaching to Help You Do Well at IEIC
• Feedback from Experienced Investors in Canada and China
• Cash Award of Up to C$20K in Toronto for top winner in Toronto final
• Extensive Media Coverage in North America and China
• Cash Award of up to C$200K in China for top winner
• Exposure to Chinese VCs wanting to invest in overseas companies
• Introduction to potential business partners, distributors, and manufactures in China
On April 12th 2019, the winning competitors of the 2019 Sci Innovation Competition, led by
the Sci Innovation Centre, competed in the Global Finals of the China (Shenzhen) Innovation
& Entrepreneurship International Competition in Shenzhen, China.
The International Competition gathered together 137 finalists who were successful in the
earlier rounds held across 10 international innovation cities including Toronto, Sydney,
Berlin, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Madrid, Stockholm, Boston, Silicon Valley, and London. Due to its
growing international stature, this competition has come to be known as the ‘Innovation
The competition saw an all-time high level of participation with 1,850 participants. After
several rounds of fierce competition, the Canadian delegation performed extremely well in
the championship at the Grand Finale claiming the top three prizes on the international
• Qidni Labs, the world's smallest blood purification system, took the top prize.
• Genecis Bioindustries Inc., the environmental plastics microbiology factory, won the
• Fibos Inc., the ultra-high temperature multi-function sensor, won the third prize.
The Canadian delegation took a total of 10 awards, and it was the highest-ranking team in
the International Competition. In addition to the three top prize winners, 7 more medals
were awarded to the following Canadian competitors in various divisions including:
• Material & Energy 1st prize - Genecis Bioindustries Inc.
• Biology & Life Science 1st prize - Rapid Novor Inc
• Advanced Manufacturing 3rd prize - Nanodevice Solutions (Toronto company)
• Internet of things 1st prize: Fibos Inc.
• Internet of things 2nd prizes: ARHT Media Inc. (Toronto company) & Qidni Labs
• Fintech 2nd prize: Kalepso
We are very proud of the Canadian delegation that represented Sci Innovation Centre
(Toronto) with some of the new brightest innovative projects that Canada has to offer. The
success that these competitors saw during the International Finals are a true testament that
Canada is a global leader in the technology and innovation space, and we are excited to
continue to work with these companies and help foster their growth.
Innovation operates in a world without borders. The Sci Innovation Centre will carry on with
the honorable mission to promote innovation at the highest level internationally, including
China and Canada.