Hosted by the Government of the Macao Special Administrative Region and the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine of the People’s Republic of China, and coordinated by the Traditional Chinese Medicine Science and Technology Industrial Park of Co-operation between Guangdong and Macao (hereinafter referred to as GMTCM Park), the 2019 Traditional Medicine International Cooperation Forum (Macao, China) will open at The Venetian Macao on 25 September. The two-day forum, themed as "Sharing Achievements of Traditional Medicine, Deepening International Exchange and Cooperation", will be attended by more than 700 participants from mainland China, Macao, the EU, ASEAN and Portuguese-speaking countries and regions.
In addition to the opening ceremony, keynote reports, business matching forum and others, this Forum will initiate unprecedented segments including the investment and financing forum, and the scientific and technological achievements sharing forum. This further promotes the optimization of international industry resources and capital, including Macao’s, the display and development of upstream and downstream projects of the industrial chain, and the accurate consensus in the transformation of relevant achievements. This fully demonstrates the professionalization and marketization of the Forum.
Hard work yields fruitful results of industrial cooperation
The opening ceremony of the Forum will witness the signing ceremony of the cooperation between GMTCM Park, Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Holdings, Tasly Holding Group and other key enterprises both at home and abroad, and the launch of the Transformation Base for TCM Scientific and Technological Achievements in the Greater Bay Area, among others. These activities mark the rapid development of GMTCM Park within years and creating a positive atmosphere in the promotion of the industrialization and internationalization of TCM. In the keynote report segment, experts and academicians from the field of traditional medicine at home and abroad will deliver speeches revolving around policies and development opportunities, R&D and markets. They will carry out in-depth discussion and exchange with forum participants targeting policy support, development opportunities, technological R&D, market expansion, investment and financing and more, with a view to bolster the joint development of biomedicine in the Greater Bay Area, in particular the TCM industry, in an effort to promote and deepen international exchange and cooperation,
Integrating advantages and promoting project resource matching
The Investment and Financing Forum will invite representatives of celebrated financial institutions such as the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Galaxy Investment Management Co., Ltd., GTJA Investment Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers, etc. A comprehensive analysis of the current situation, trends and common problems in the investment and financing market of healthcare and biotechnology industries at home and abroad will be performed while summarizing the structure, strategy and experience of corporate financing, M&A and listings. Participants will also focus on the "industrial opportunities, challenges and financing strategies faced by China's big health and biotechnology industry" from different perspectives such as securities investment, equity investment, financial pooling and the pharmaceutical industry. In the road show, representative projects of TCM, biomedicine, healthcare and medical science and technology will be selected for commentary by industry experts and representatives of reputable industrial investment institutions from China, thus providing professional insights for project optimization and improvement.
The convening of the Investment and Financing Forum will serve as a platform for project exhibition, resource matching and capital cooperation for enterprises. Through the integration of advantageous resources, the Forum will play an active role in promoting the development of TCM and healthcare enterprises in the Greater Bay Area, offering full support and booster for development especially for Macao’s TCM enterprises with regards to policy interpretation, market expansion, technology upgrading and more.
On the afternoon of the 26th, the Scientific and Technological Achievements Sharing Forum, the first segment after the Launching Ceremony of the “TransformationBase forTCMScientific andTechnological Achievementsinthe GreaterBay Area”, will invite Peking University School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sun Yat-sen University, Jinan University, Shenzhen University, Fudan University, Tsinghua University Shenzhen Graduate School, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chengdu University of TCM, Guangdong Pharmaceutical University, Guangdong University of Technology, University of Macau, Macau University of Science and Technology, etc. The Forum is a convergence of scientific and technological achievements in the field of TCM and healthcare of universities. It builds a multilateral and collaborative "supply, demand and service" platform for these outstanding transformation of scientific and technological achievements, thus promoting the matching and cooperation of investment and financing institutions, enterprises and universities, stimulating and releasing innovative resources in the Greater Bay Area, improving the efficiency in the transformation of scientific and technological achievements, and boosting the integrated coordinated development of the industry, universities and research institutes in TCM and healthcare.
Experiencing healthcare projects up close
In addition, the healthcare experience projects of GMTCM Park scheduled for operations next year will also set up an unprecedented platform during the forum specially for healthcare exhibition and experience that features the phased achievements in construction and development of the three exemplary projects including the Ruilian (Hengqin) Wellness Resort, Traditional Chinese Medicine Technology and Creative Museum and Ola Lotus. Through flat displays, scale models, videos, latest somatosensory technology and “TCM + Technology” healthy interactive experience, participants enjoy the essence of the healthcare experience in advance, and savour the unique charm of TCM.