The selected technology-based company has won among more than 200 projects presented at national level.

Last Thursday, March 14th, the preliminary round of the “3rd China Innovation & Entrepreneurship International Competition” was held in Madrid, where ten “innovative” projects of Spanish entrepreneurs were chosen to develop their ideas in the Chinese city of Shenzhen. The contest in Spain was organized by the authorities of Shenzhen, the city for giants like Huawei and Tencent, which has developed the messaging service WeChat, and the China-Spain Innovation & Ventures, directed by Margaret Chen.

This competition wants to attract high-quality projects to China with a very innovative ideas, to help them connect with the technological and industrial resources of the Asian giant, and guide them in their process of expansion through the Chinese market for mutual benefit.

Digit-S, founded six years ago, has become a strategic partner of the companies in the ceramic sector worldwide for the process of digital transformation towards the “Ceramics 4.0”. This project that the company is carrying out, has won the prize in the category of “Advanced Manufacturing”.

Alejandro Martin, Digit-S Manager, emphasizes that: “For us this is a fundamental boost in our strategy of expansion in the Chinese market, as it makes us a leading technology company so we can continue to provide value solutions to our customers, both Asian and the rest of the world”.

As part of the award, representatives of the company will travel to Shenzhen where they will present their project to Chinese investors and will compete with companies from around the world, because as in Madrid, there have been other preliminary rounds in Sydney, Toronto, Berlin, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Stockholm, Boston, Silicon Valley and London.

The Competition will distribute more than one million Euros in prizes among the companies that will be awarded, in addition to industrial incentives and incubation of the project for its implementation in China.

“In this final that will be held from April 5th to 16th, we will be able to show the potential of the Digit-S proposals to some of the most important Chinese investors, taking advantage of the new technologies associated with Industry 4.0 to connect customers with the ceramic process to create a product with great added value”, said Alejandro Martin.