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EXPO 2010 Shanghai and the Sustainable City


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May 1 - October 31 World Expositions are galleries of human inspirations and thoughts. The first one was held in 1851 in London, and since then, the World Expositions have attained increasing prominence as grand events for economic, scientific, technological and cultural exchanges.

March 8– May 12 2010

Shanghai Expo 2010 is the first World Expo on the theme of city, focusing on the theme "Better City, Better Life". For the 184 days of Shanghai Expo, participants will display urban civilization to the full extent, exchange their experiences of urban sustainable development, disseminate advanced notions on cities and explore new approaches to human habitat, lifestyle and working conditions in the new century. They will learn how to create an eco-friendly society and maintain the sustainable development of human beings. For its commitment to sustainable development, a major concern for our planet, Expo 2010 has attracted governments, international organizations and experts from all over the world. 70 million visitors are expected, the largest in history!

Join the Competition, Win and Fly to Shanghai !

Entrepreneurship and the Sustainable City Join the Business Project Competition Win and fly to Shanghai !

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Entrepreneurship and the Sustainable City

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The Shanghai 2010 Award is an international Business Project competition organized by HEC Paris and Tsinghua SEM Beijing on the occasion of Shanghai Expo 2010.

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Key dates !

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May 12, 2010 Closing date

June 28, 2010 Jury decision

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Who ?


July 15, 2010

If you are a student enrolled in a degree program or you are a young entrepreneur graduated no more than 3 years, YOU are eligible to compete!

How ? Registering as a team of 3 members from the same university. Uploading both registration and contribution by May 12, 2010 (midnight GMT+1). To learn more, see our website!

Tracks What needs of urban citizens do you want to satisfy ? What is your potential competitive advantage ? Would your Business Project be economically sustainable in a reasonable time frame?

Selection A panel of experts will grade and identify the top 100 Business Projects and among them the 30 Nominees. The final jury will select the three prize-winning teams among the Nominees.

Award Ceremony in Shanghai Your Contribution :

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What ?


Win and Fly

Innovativeness, and 8.000 words, including Paper, Executive Summary, References and Exhibits! All written in English. Contribute to a sustainable city in the urban environment by focusing on a specific dimension which you consider to be a major business opportunity. Main Criteria : Environment-friendly advantage A better quality of life for the city inhabitants Economic sustainability

The three winning teams will be awarded each:

 A four-day, three-night stay in Shanghai on July 13th, 14th and 15th 2010, plus access to the Shanghai World Expo 2010

 Mentoring with representatives

of leading international companies

 Monetary prices for the teams: First prize Second prize Third Prize

4,800 € 3,600 € 2,400 €

The Top 30 contributions will be awarded a certificate from HECParis and Tsinghua SEM, and their paper will be circulated among the representatives of our Partner Companies.

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