Conference Organizing Committee

Main Organizers

China Innovation Alliance of the Graphene Industry (CGIA) was established as a non-profit organization on July 13, 2013 with the support of the Chinese Government bodies. As a consortium of enterprises, institutions, and universities that are devoted to R&D on graphene and graphene based products, CGIA aims at improving the industrial technology innovation for the development of enterprises and achieving their common interests. With dozens of members and industry network, CGIA are able to provide services like project investment and financing, IP protection and licensing, policy application and support, and has made a significant progress towards fulfilling the mission.


The National Expert Consultative Committee of Industry Development for Advanced Materials was established on February 28, 2017 in Beijing. Mr. Kai Ma, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, vice premier of the State Council and leader of the National Leading Group of Industry Development for Advanced Materials, attended the meeting and delivered a speech. The committee is made up of 48 famous experts, including 1 chairman and 5 vice chairmen. Mr. Yong Gan,academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering,is Chairman of the Expert Consultative Committee.

The National Development and Reform Commission, formerly State Planning Commission and State Development Planning Commission, is a macroeconomic management agency under the Chinese State Council, which has broad administrative and planning control over the Chinese economy. Since 2008 the Commission has been headed by Zhang Ping. The NDRC's functions are to study and formulate policies for economic and social development, maintain the balance of economic development, and to guide restructuring of China's economic system.

Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) of the Chinese government, established in March 2008, is the state agency of the People's Republic of China responsible for regulation and development of the postal service, Internet, wireless, broadcasting, communications, production of electronic and information goods, software industry and the promotion of the national knowledge economy. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is not responsible for the regulation of content for the media industry. This is administered by the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television.The responsibility for regulating the non electronic communications industry in China falls on the General Administration of Press and Publication.

The Ministry of Science and Technology is a governmental agencies which performs functions of State management on Science and Technology, including Science and Technology activities; development ofScience and Technology potentials; intellectual property; standards, metrology and quality control; atomic energy, radiation and nuclear safety; and State management on public services in fields under the Ministry’s management as stipulated by law.

The National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) was established on February 14,1986. It is an institution directly under the jurisdiction of the State Council, tasked with the administration of the National Natural Scince Fund from the Central Government. Since its establishment, NSFC has comprehensively introduced and implemented a rigorous and objective merit-review system to fulfill its mission of supporting basic research, fostering talented researchers, developing international cooperation and promoting socioeconomic development. The administrative system has been well developed and improved for the decision-making of the funding policy, the implementation of the funding programs and the supervision of funding operation. the management system of project implementation and a complete set of regulations have been formulated. The current funding system is focused on three categories of programs including research promotion, talent fostering and infrastructure costruction for basic research.

The Academy is a national and independent organization composed of elected members with the highest honor in the community of engineering and technological sciences of the nation. Its missions are to initiate and conduct strategic studies, provide consultancy services for decision-making of nation’s key issues in engineering and technological sciences and promote the development of the undertaking of engineering and technological sciences in China and devote itself to the benefit and welfare of the society.

The Chinese Academy of Sciences is the linchpin of China’s drive to explore and harness high technology and the natural sciences for the benefit of China and the world. Comprising a comprehensive research and development network, a merit-based learned society and a system of higher education, CAS brings together scientists and engineers from China and around the world to address both theoretical and applied problems using world-class scientific and management approaches. Since its founding, CAS has fulfilled multiple roles — as a national team and a locomotive driving national technological innovation, a pioneer in supporting nationwide S&T development, a think tank delivering S&T advice and a community for training young S&T talent.

China Industry-University-Research-Institute Collaboration Association was founded in November 2007, with supports from relevant government departments, universities, institutes, and enterprises. It is a high-level platform for members to build cooperation and integrate resources across the region and across the industry. As a non-profit organization, the association aims to promote national and regional technology innovation, enhance independent innovation capability and provide service to enterprises for continuous innovation and development.

Jiangsu Overseas Chinese Affairs Office carrys out and implements policies and regulations of the national overseas Chinese affairs. It is responsible for investigating the condition and making the policy of the overseas Chinese affairs in Jiangsu. And regularly it reports to the Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council and the Jiangsu provincial government.

Jiangsu Returned Overseas Chinese Federation was founded in 1979 and is under the leadership of the CPC Jiangsu Provincial Committee. It is made up of the returned overseas Chinese and overseas Chinese in Jiangsu. It is a bridge between the government and the majority of overseas Chinese people and overseas Chinese.

China Council for the Promotion of International Trade,Nanjing Sub-Council is a local branch of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT). Guided by the laws, regulations and policies of People’s Republic of China, its aims include: to develop non-governmental trade contacts with all countries and regions around the world, to expand foreign trade and investment, to promote economic and technological exchanges and cooperation between China and foreign countries and also, to enhance mutual understanding and friendship between people in Nanjing and the rest of the world.


Beijing Xiandai Huaqing Materials Science and Technology Development Center (here in after referred to as "the center") was established by supports of relevant scientific research institutes and universities. Its main task is managing Matinfo, a web platform to release important information on materials industry. The center is also one of the core launching members and the secretariat of China Innovation Alliance of the Graphene industry. The center is responsible for the daily operation of alliance and other specific functions,including involving in make graphene industry standards, hosting industrial conferences and activities, participating in international conferences and exhibitions, strengthening international cooperation, guiding local government to build the graphene industry zone, and importing high-quality projects to zones or companies.

Nanjing economic and Technological Development Zone was founded in 1992. 3500 enterprises have settled in the zone. Among them there are 460 oversea-funded enterprises, including 65 corporations of the world's top 500. The comprehensive development strength of Nanjing economic and Technological Development Zone ranks among the top 10 national economic development zones. After 20 years of development, Nanjing economic and Technological Development Zone has formed four leading industries: photoelectric display, high-end equipment, biological medicine and modern service.

Shanghai Jixi Graphene Technology Co., Ltd is the Graphene industry service platform in Shanghai which established by China Innovation Alliance of Graphene Industry(CGIA). By relying on the strategic positioning of Shanghai Science and Technology Innovation Center and the talent highland, it sets up a "Shanghai Industrial Technology Graphene functional platform" jointly with Baoshan District Government. The platform insisted technology industry-oriented, government guidance, and social diversified investment , so that to promote scientific and technological achievements into industrial production and build innovative talents Highland. Thus promoting the joint development of graphene industry in Yangtze River Delta region.

As Secretary-General unit of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Graphene Industry Development Alliance, it is responsible for the daily work of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Alliance. Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Graphene Industry Development Alliance is joint established by National Alliance,Tangshan national Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone and other units, in the background of speeding up the development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei graphene industry, promoting the transformation of traditional industries,and nurturing new industry growth points. By the leading role of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Graphene Industry Development Alliance, it can coordinate the resources of these three regions and organize the related enterprises joint develop graphene industry application technology which has market potential, improving innovation capability and industrial competitiveness, promoting our graphene industry to meet the urgent needs of the domestic high-tech fields, so that to promote the development of the whole industry chain.

China Center for International Science and Technology Exchange (CISTE) is a not-for-profit national organization established under the leadership of China Association for Science and Technology. Its objective is to promote, by organizing professional conferences and technical tours, scientific and technological exchanges between Chinese and foreign professionals and scholars in the fields of science, technology, medical science, agricultural science and engineering.


Beijing graphene industry innovation center aims at breaking through graphene composite material application and achieving the upgrading of existing materials. By 2020 more than 7 international leading graphene applications will be implemented. By that time 100 tons of graphene low-cost preparation will be achieved. By aiming at the international forefront graphene ground-breaking technology Beijing graphene industry innovation center is struggling to achieve 10 world's leading China’s technological inventions and accomplish 100 international patents and standards. Relying on a professional team with 100 people Beijing graphene industry innovation center is devoting itself to make Beijing become a key hub of global graphene innovation center, nationwide coordination center for graphene industry innovation, demonstration of civil-military integration in graphene industry and the main force of the national high-end graphene industry.

Shanghai technological functional platform of the graphene industry is jointly founded by the Shanghai municipal government and the government of Baoshan District. It is a service platform of technological achievements. The platform is focusing on industrialization、 application、 diversified investment under the guidance of government and promotion in transformation of scientific and technological achievements of graphene industry. The platform aims at solving common technical problems of graphene industry、systematic integration of graphene innovation and entrepreneurship resources, create innovative ecological environment、leading the technical development direction of graphene industry, promoting the formation of Shanghai's graphene cluster in graphene industry、building the innovative talents and a collaborative innovation platform that is closely integrated with industry, to realize the goal that the platform can promote the science and technology as well as drive the industry, so that it can be the model window to help Shanghai be constructed into a science innovation center with international influence.

Graphene Innovation Center settled in Shenzhen and is committed to the innovation and application of graphene industry. Insiders said that the graphene innovation center could be settled in Shenzhen. It will promote the industrialization of the graphene Industry in Shenzhen. It’s predicted that Shenzhen、 Beijing、 Ningbo and Chongqing will jointly set up an innovation center, to play their respective advantages, and promote the development of the national graphene industry.

In Ningbo dozens of influential academic papers in the technical field of graphene have been published. Ningbo Graphene Innovation Centre has hundreds of patents. So far Ningbo Graphene Innovation Center has been approved to be the innovation center of manufacturing industry in Zhejiang. Ningbo will rely on the research and test platform of Ningbo Materials Institute of Chinese Academy of Sciences to build a research and design center and an analysis and test center etc. The new management team and technical team will be introduced in order that graphene industrialization project is promoted and innovation ability is increased constantly. Ningbo Graphene Innovation Centre is striving to become a national graphene innovation center.

Qingdao International Graphene Innovation Center is the first international graphene innovation center in China. It devotes to providing service to the innovation and application of graphene industry chain, including research and development and industrial application of graphene process equipment, process technology, material macro preparation technology. The platform focuses on realizing the technology innovation and commercialization of graphene materials in marine antifouling, seawater desalination, energy storage, transparent conductive film, composite materials, environmental protection and other downstream application. This center also provides service like nurseries, incubators and accelerators for the graphene innovation experts and teams from home and aboard.

Nanjing Graphene Innovation Center invested initially 400 million RMB to establish a graphene industrial innovation research team and 4 R & D centers in order to promote the graphene application development and industrialization. Nobel Prize winner in physics professor Konstantin Novoselov as shareholder of the center participates in decision-making on project. Graphene Industrial Park is mainly based on the British BGTM company to be responsible for industrialization and technological achievements transformation. The first industrial project is graphene RF antenna and label. Its total investment is 520 million RMB. It focuses on manufacturing of the highly reliable RF antenna and label. The expected annual sales revenue will reach 1 billion RMB.

Wuxi is an important part of the Shanghai economic circle with Shanghai and Suzhou to its east, Hangzhou、Jiaxing、Huzhou and Ningbo to its south, Nantong、Lianyungang and Yantai to its north. Huishan economic development zone is located in the northern city of Wuxi, where is the sub-center of Wuxi. The three highways Huning, Xicheng and Xiyi intersect here. Within two hours from Huishan economic development zone people can drive to any city in Yangtze River Delta region. There is huge investment potential here.

Changzhou Graphene Science and Technology Industrial Park is built and invested 2.5 billion RMB by Changzhou West Tai Lake Science and Technology Industrial Park. It focuses on developing carbon materials (carbon nanotubes, graphene, fullerene)、 carbon fiber and its composite materials and other advanced carbon materials. The total floor space of the park is 487.8 mu. The total construction area is 890 thousand square meters. The park has a general layout of "one center plus three areas".

Nantong Economic and Technological Development Zone is one of the first 14 national economic and technological development zones. It is the “ISO14000” national demonstration zone, which is awarded by the Ministry of Environmental Protection. And it’s one of the top 10 most investment value zones, Nantong Economic and Technological Development Zone ranks top 10 among all of the development zones with most investing values in the eyes of transnational corporations, which are appraised by one of Chinese authoritative organizations.

Southeast University (SEU) is one of the national key universities administered directly under the Central Government and the Ministry of Education of China. It is also one of the universities of Project 211 and Program 985 that is financed by the Central Government to build as a world-class university. Located in the ancient capital city of Nanjing, Southeast University has campuses such as Sipailou ,Jiulonghu and Dingjiaqiao, covering a total area of 392 hectares.

Jiangsu Taizhou New Energy Industrial Park is located in the west gate of the main urban area of the city which is famously historic and cultural with an ancient tale that even the dragon and the phoenix stayed here. Jiangsu Taizhou is China Medical City. The Taizhou municipal government puts focus on building the park to become a characteristic industrial park. The sea-land-air-rail stereo-traffic network is well developed. People can arrive at the entrances of several lines of the expressway, railway passenger station and Mid-Jiangsu airport. Taizhou railway freight station is located in the northeastern corner of the industrial park. In the national South-to-North Water Diversion Project, the river runs towards the Taizhou Port of Yangtze River, across Taizhou City and past the towns.

Jiangsu Overseas Exchange Association (JOEA) was founded in May 1992. It is a non-profit social organization, that is made of overseas Chinese、compatriots in Hong Kong and Macao and the leaders of provincial functional departments etc. The JOEA has an independent legal personality and is approved by the Jiangsu Provincial Bureau of civil affairs. It is also an organization member of China Overseas Exchange Association.

The Phantoms Foundation (non-profit organisation) was established on November 26, 2002 (in Madrid, Spain) in order to provide high level Management profile to National and European scientific projects such as AtMol (ICT/FP7 Integrated Project), EUPHONON (Building a European NanoPhononics Community – ICT/FP7 Coordination Action) or NanoSpain (Spanish Nanotechnology Network).The PHANTOMS Foundation is also working in close collaboration with Spanish and European Governmental Institutions such as FECyT (Spanish Foundation for Science & Technology), ICEX (Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade) or the European Commission to provide focused reports on Nanotechnology related research areas (infrastructure needs, emerging research, etc.).

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) is under the supervision of the Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Ministry of Education, University and Research and subject to the control of the Court of Auditors, in accordance with Law 259/58 (Article 12).IIT aims to promote excellence in basic and applied research and to promote the development of the national economy.

The Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia, with its official English translation Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and acronym ICN2, is a non-profit international research institute located close to Barcelona, Spain. Its research lines focus on the newly-discovered physical and chemical properties that arise from the behaviour of matter at the nanoscale. The patrons of the ICN2 are the Government of Catalonia, the Spanish National Research Council and the Autonomous University of Barcelona. The institute promotes collaboration among scientists from diverse backgrounds to develop basic and applied research, while always seeking out new ways to engage with local and global industry.

Main Organizer

CGIA supports members to focus on application and industry chain, to keep pace with market development, to guarantee industry interests by involving in policy making and establishing standards, and to build long-term cooperation with up-down stream enterprises all over the world.



Abstract: Minyang Lu

Sponsor: Wenyang Yang

Media: Xiaoyan Zhang

Visa: Xiaoqing Huang

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