SZ Student Becomes Youngest Red Dot Award Winner

When informed that he had won the prestigious Red Dot “Best of the Best” prize, Yan Shaoting thought the message must have been a scam or prank, but the 16-year-old had indeed been selected as the youngest winner of the top international design prize in the history of the Red Dot Design Awards. Yan’s project,…

Leading Genome Sequencer Debuts, to Reduce Cost

Genocare Analyzer, the single-molecule genome sequencer which has been engineered for clinical use, debuted in Shenzhen yesterday and will start mass production next year. The highly integrated, easily operated and fully automated GenoCare system could be widely used in hospitals for clinical cancer gene testing, prenatal diagnosis and genetic disease checks for newborns, according to…

Botanical Art Exhibition unveiled

The 19th International Botanical Congress Botanical Art Exhibition, the first-ever large-scale botanical art exhibition organized by the organizing committee of the Congress, was unveiled July 24 on the first floor of Greater China International Exchange Square. The exhibition, themed “Science and Art, Past and Future”, aims to create an international platform for dialogue on artwork…

Tencent Ranks 8th Among World’s Smartest Companies

A globally influential technology magazine, MIT Technology Review, recently released an annual listing of the top 50 smartest companies around the world. The Shenzhen-based telecom giant Tencent occupied the 8th position on the list. To make it onto the list requires a company to possess core innovative technologies as well as practical and ambitious business…

SZ Ranks First in China in Economic Competitiveness

Shenzhen has become the most economically competitive city in the country, followed by Hong Kong and Shanghai, according to a report by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). Taipei, Guangzhou, Tianjin, Beijing, Macao, Suzhou and Wuhan were also on the list of the Top 10 most competitive cities in terms of economy, said the…

SZU Ranks First Nationwide in PCT Application

Shenzhen University (SZU) made a giant leap by becoming the higher learning institution in China with the most PCT applications in 2016, according to a report released by the World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva. The other two Chinese universities to make the top 20 list globally in terms of PCT numbers are Tsinghua University…

Tencent World’s 8th-Most Valuable Brand

The Shenzhen-based Internet giant, Tencent, made its way to No. 8 among the world’s 100 most valuable brands, according to the 2017 BrandZ study released by WPP, the world leader in marketing communications. With a brand value increase of 27 percent to US$108.3 billion, it is the first time a Chinese company has entered the…

BGI Announces Global Innovation Center in US

BGI, a leading global genomics organization based in Shenzhen, announced its plans to create a BGI Global Innovation Center in Seattle and San Jose, the U.S. to develop technologies and collaborative projects in life science, global health and related fields. The BGI global innovation center will be co-located in Seattle and San Jose to build…

Sino-Aussie Voice Rehab Center Planned

With support and investment from Shenzhen Huaqiang Group, a Sino-Australian voice rehabilitation center providing clinical therapy for laryngeal cancer and voice conditions will be set up in Shenzhen. The center will integrate advanced research from the University of Sydney, Shenzhen University and local hospitals. Representatives from the University of Sydney, Shenzhen University and Huaqiang Group…

Huawei brings digital economy-based training and wealth to State colleges

Shenzhen-based technology firm Huawei has established an information, telecommunication and telecommunication training program for students in seven of Indonesia’s top State campuses in hopes of boosting competitiveness of Indonesian ICT professionals. The launch of the program, called SmartGen, was officiated in memorandum of understanding documents between executives of Huawei’s Indonesian branch and senior representatives of…