Australian and Chinese Millennials are set to disrupt Beijing

BEIJING, April 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Who would dare to disrupt the innovation landscape between Australia and China? Millennials. Young innovators from Australia and China are about to spend a week in Beijing. Finding solutions for large-scale corporates such as Swisse, Alibaba, Westfarmer and David Jones.

Who, what, where, when, why: Australia/China relations are not only about consumer good trading and investment properties. It is also a breeding ground for those who think innovation. From 16-20 April 2018, a delegation of 80 millennials from Australia and China is going to lead an innovation week in Beijing, following the CAMPx2018 program for young pioneers. 

Chinese and Australian Millennials are ready to strengthen the future of their two countries with CAMP.
Chinese and Australian Millennials are ready to strengthen the future of their two countries with CAMP.

CAMPx2018's is an award-winning innovation program bringing 80 business consultants with global companies on the same platform between Australia and China. As part of the program the participants, set in Thinktank teams, have 100 days to solve cross-border challenges encountered by multinational organizations. The topic of these researches intentionally matches with the sustainable development goals of the United Nations.  

Who are these Australian Chinese Millenials? Civil Engineers, software consultants, lecturers at Macquarie University (Sydney), social entrepreneurs, business psychologists, R&D workers, business consultants, researchers, business owners… a panel of high profiles with different industries and cultural backgrounds. All linked by a bright future China-Australia relations.

Within a week this international innovator delegation will master the boiling innovation landscape of Zhongguancun, Beijing's Silicon Valley. They will connect with start-up related to their industry, open discussion panel, network with a panel of local investors, and bridge with major incubators like:

  • Tsinghua SEM X-celerator a start-up acceleration platform which has already accelerated over 150 startups and has invested nearly 100 million RMB into startups.
  • Plug'n Play a China-based international investment institution jointly founded by Sias International University and Amidi Group.
  • Innoway, China's $36 million government-backed startup village. Innoway has incubated a total of 878 companies, including 121 overseas teams with a total financing amount of 7.65 billion yuan ($1.22 billion).

"There is nothing like standing in the heart of Beijing in 2018 and feeling a new superpower catapult itself to new heights around you. The Beijing experience will provide CAMPers with an opportunity to touch China's massive innovation trend up close and be touched by it. This is a landscape which will reshape how the world thinks about innovation," Andrea Myles, CAMP CEO and co-founder.

A week for Australian and Chinese the face of tomorrow's collaboration and strengthen a cross-border dialogue.

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Few words about CAMP (China Australia Millennial Project):

  • Being heralded as part of the solution to 'future-proofing' Australia, CAMP is equipping the next generation of Australian entrepreneurs with the Asia literacy and networks required to navigate the country's most important economic relationship -- that with China.
  • CAMP is proudly powered by incredible international partners such as Swisse, EY, Alibaba and China Eastern.
  • CAMP gain the trust and support of Australian institutions such as Macquarie University, the City of Sydney and the federal government's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade via the Australia-China Council.
  • CAMP or China Australia Millennial Project is an Australian-Chinese privately owned company.

"CAMP delivered direct commercial business outcomes, a connection with leading edge influencers and were extremely useful in rounding out our stakeholder positioning and marketing to policy makers including politicians and bureaucrats." Justin Howden, Head of Government Relations.

What does CAMP solve?

China/Western countries cultural miscomprehension: can we find solutions? This Australian start-up decided to create a platform where millennials can connect with governmental and industries to find better ways to work and life together. CAMP aims to build the bridge between China and Australia millennials through innovation.

How? By being a platform connecting Chinese and Australian millennials. CAMP gives them a voice, a stage. With CAMP they can express their vision, connect and develop. Together and with CAMP they find solutions for global issues. CAMP allows them to employ their inner potential. With CAMP participants connect with other brilliant innovative minds, coming from different industries and culture.

What's its impact? CAMP helps millennials' speeches to scope a higher level and reach the right person to solve cross-cultural issues. The start-up is strongly connected to governmental and international private companies which are following the progress of CAMP's Millennials. 

What is their service? Each year CAMP organises a 100 days training for 100 participants. An award-winning cross-border innovation program unites dynamic young leaders who are passionate about business, social innovation and strengthening the Australia-China relationship, and provides them with the tools to address real-world global challenges. The program, with mentorship, workshops, design panel, design thinking tool and lectures work both online and offline between Australia and China.

 Few Words about Andrea Myles, CEO and Co-founder:

  • Since her first encounter in 2002, Andrea Myles loves China and has pursued every opportunity to gain a deeper insight into this fascinating country.
  • Driven by her passion, slight frustration of the transactional nature of the Australia-China relationship and impatience for positive change, Andrea co-founded the China Australia Millennial Project, which connects leading talent in both nations.
  • Possessing a working proficiency in Mandarin, she has two bilingual Masters degrees, a BSc in Neuroscience and is a fellow of the School for Social Entrepreneurs.
  • She has been named one of Australia's 100 Most Influential Women by Westpac and the Australian Financial Review.

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Source: China Australia Millennial Project (CAMP)