Start-Up Wuhan at swissnex China

A story about a group of ambitious young people

Event Details


May 13, 2014 from 6:30 am to 8:00 am



Tuesday, 13 May, 2014


swissnex China

22F, Building A, Far East International Plaza, No.319 XianXia Road, cross Gubei Road


2.30 – 2.45   Welcome & general presentation about swissnex China

Pascal Marmier, CEO / Vice Consul General

2.45 – 3.00   Overview social innovation week in Wuhan and

Lu Rui, Chief Curator of Start-up Wuhan, Assistant to CEO of

3.00 – 3.15   Students presentation – First Prize Winner

Topic on design and innovation

3.15 – 3.30   Students presentation – Second Prize Winner

Topic on social network and entrepreneurship

3.30 – 4.00   Q & A / Free Discussion (snacks & coffee)


Start-Up Wuhan tells a story about a group of ambitious young people. Engaged in different professions, they have gathered in Wuhan for the same dream that they would transform this city by their Innovation + Action.

The series project 2014 is collaborated by and China University of Geoscience (Wuhan). The one-month Social Innovation Competition has engaged hundreds of students and various international experts from design, social innovation and commercial fields.

After the intensive workshops and brainstorming, the 2 winners of the competition stand out from the 8 groups and won the chance to come to Shanghai for one week study tour. As one of the partners of Start-up Wuhan, swissnex China will invite the winners and the team of to present their projects and to further develop their ideas.

Please feel free to join us to hear the voice of the young! More on the Start-up Wuhan program: