May 31st - June 2nd, Shanghai, China
The annual China BlueTech™ Awards is a platform for innovative international water/ wastewater technology companies to establish their industry leadership and access an ecosystem Chinese regulators, corporates, and investors. The 3rd annual China BlueTech Awards will hold our awards ceremony in Shanghai at Aquatech China.
Why a competition?
The annual China BlueTech™ Awards provides a high-profile platform for technologies to demonstrate market readiness.
China’s municipal wastewater operators and industrial end-users are facing increasingly strict environmental standards, which presents partnership opportunities between Chinese environmental corporates, Chinese clean-tech investors, and international technology suppliers.
The BlueTech™ Awards is and internationally recognized platform entering its 9th year. For China, the BlueTech™ Awards enters it's 3rd year leveraging our experience and judges to assess market 'ready' companies for the China market.
The China BlueTech™ Awards has two award categories: an award for international companies demonstrating China Market Readiness, and an award for Technology Innovation.
Candidate technology companies must have: 1) at least one successful scale pilot, and 2) capacity to execute fulfill a purchase order within a year of the China BlueTech™ Awards.
Judges and scoring
International technologies are be scored by Chinese judges based on factors relating to ‘readiness’ for the China market.
Readiness factors include: scalability, competitiveness, strength of management, sustainable advantage over time, other important market factors.
Entrant deadline is January 31, 2018. Finalists will be announced on April 15, 2018, and the 2018 China BlueTech™ Awards ceremony will be held in conjunction with Aquatech China on May 31, 2018 in Shanghai.
The 2018 China BlueTech™ Award winners will receive a number of prizes, including press coverage, a trophy, and an opportunity to deliver a a presentation to Chinese attendees of WEFTEC in October 2018 in Chicago.
Finalists are required to attend Aquatech 2018 in May in Shanghai where they will have a trade show booth within the Innovation Pavilion. Costs associated with transportation to/from, hotel accommodation, and the booth are to be borne by each Finalist company.
Mandarin Environment is collaborating with BlueTech Research and Aquatech China. Website here.