April 17th, 2018. The 3rd Annual China BlueTech™ Awards is proud to announce this year’s Finalists, who will travel to Aquatech China on May 31st to present their technology and get a chance to win one of the two prestigious awards for most Innovative Technology and Market Readiness.
The 2018 China BlueTech™ Awards Finalists are: BDP Envirotech, HydroSpin, Materium, MetaMateria, PowerTechWater, Tusaar, and WIN-911.
This year, the expert panel of China BlueTech™ Awards judges, comprised of 7 China water/wastewater industry experts from professors to engineers to corporate executives, was tasked with evaluating 26 international water and wastewater technology companies with a strong claim of readiness for the China market. Entries featured a wide range of technologies, including Advanced Oxidation, Biological Treatment, Deionization, Disinfection, Electrodeionization, Ion Exchange, Hydro-electric power-gen, Membrane Filtration, Monitoring, Sensors, Separation technologies, Sludge management, Stormwater monitoring, and Testing.
The top scoring technology companies, who were pronounced Finalists, will have an opportunity to present their solution for the Chinese market at the individual booth at the 2018 China BlueTech™ Awards Innovation Pavilion at Aquatech China (31 May to 02 June 2018). Their 15-minute presentations will take place in the China BlueTech™ Awards Innovation Pavilion theater between 1pm and 3pm daily.
Based on the judges’ evaluation of the Finalists’ presentations, two winner companies will be announced in the categories of the Innovative Technology and the Market Readiness.
We invite investors, intermediaries, and corporates interested in meeting companies that have been scrutinized for China market readiness to visit the China BlueTech™ Awards Innovation Pavilion at Aquatech China between 31 May and 02 June 2018. The Awards ceremony and reception will take place at 3PM on 31 May.
The China BlueTech™ Awards is organized by Mandarin Environment, a China-focused strategy consultancy, and BlueTech Research, a water technology market intelligence platform. For inquiries please contact John Robinson of Mandarin Environment or Jeff Guild of BlueTech Research, or visit the Aquatech China website at www.aquatechtrade.com/china/ or the China BlueTech Awards website at ChinaBlueTechAwards.com
中国国际蓝科奖由专注于中国的战略咨询公司名都环保和水技术市场智能平台BlueTech Research共同主办。欲了解更多信息，请联系名都环保罗浩（John Robinson）先生或BlueTech Research的Jeff Guild先生。您也可以访问上海国际水展网站www.aquatechtrade.com/china/或中国国际蓝科创新奖网站ChinaBlueTechAwards.com。
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 investors and corporates.
Finalists are required to attend Aquatech 2018 in May in Shanghai where they will have a trade show booth/stand within the Innovation Pavilion. Costs associated with transportation to/from, hotel accommodation, and the booth/stand are to be borne by each Finalist company.
Mandarin Environment is collaborating with BlueTech Research, ALCLE, and Aquatech China. Website here.