The City of Lanzhou, Gansu invites international entrepreneurs and start-up companies to participate in the China Innovation Challenge Competition – Lanzhou.

Submit your business proposal online and get the opportunity to present it towards local companies, investors, and public decision-makers.


Time: May-December 2022

Location: Lanzhou, Gansu province, China

Application format: Online and offline 

Lanzhou is one of the 15 most innovative cities in China. Lanzhou has successfully held “China Innovation Challenge Competition” for five consecutive years has implemented many of the contest solutions proposed by local and international companies.

The 2022 contest theme will be addressing technological needs in the following area:

  1. Ecological protection of the Yellow River Basin, carbon neutralization and carbon peaking, smart city construction, environmental governance, epidemic prevention and control, and rural revitalization.
  2. high-end equipment manufacturing, biomedicine, information technology, new materials, new energy, energy conservation and environmental protection, modern service industry, and modern agriculture
  3. Collect the technical needs encountered by enterprises in the process of research and development and production of new products and technologies (individual challenges will be released on this portal later).

Contest Details

Danish companies are now also invited to join the contest. All proposals related to the Key Sectors will be reviewed. Government funding, cash rewards, and technology transfer assistance will be offered for winning and matching solution providers.

How to Apply

What we need from you is a brief description of your business solution that underlines WHAT your solution is, WHY it is innovative, and HOW it contributes to people’s lives.

You can submit your proposal directly to the contest organizers. Or you can choose to get support from Dansk Industri’s local consultants first. If you already have a pitch deck, please email it to