Damien Hubaux, genenal manager of CETIC, participated to the mission organised in Asia by AWEX and Digital Wallonia, where the Minister of economy, industry, innovation and new technologies of the Walloon government, and 15 walloon companies took part. The delegation went to Hong Kong, Shenzen et Taipei.
The program was focused on ICT (IoT, wearables, M2M, 3D printing, ..) and included fifteen Walloon companies. CETIC completed this delegation focused on innovation. Besides a visit to China High Tech Fair, the heavy schedule allowed to meet many renowned companies: Foxconn, Mitac, Flextronics, Mediatek, ZTE, ... as well as other local actors. Incubators were also on the program (Hax, InnoPark), aiming at combining new products conceived throughout the world with the incomparable local production capacities of that region. Regarding CETIC, applied research centres following similar principles were visited: Institute for Information Industry (III) and Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI).