Digital Mission China 2014, 4-11 April

Shenzhen Maker Fair 2013

This Digital Mission to Shenzhen Maker Faire (4-11 Apr 2014) brings together the UK’s leading ‘makers’ – creative technologists and entrepreneurs combining 3D printing, Internet of Things, open source software and crowdfunding to revolutionise manufacturing – on a specially designed week-long trip centered around the Shenzhen Maker Faire.

The British delegation will bring together representatives of innovatives hardware startups from the very earliest stage startups to established businesses.

The mission is organised by trade mission specialists Chinwag and leading makers Tom Whitwell (Music Thing, ex Head of Digital, The Times) and Chris Thorpe (, ex CTO MindCandy) and supported by UK Trade & Investment.

The Mission programme includes market briefing, company visits, networking events and access to the UK stand at the Shenzhen Maker Faire 2014. Travel grants for qualifying SMEs are available.

Interested in coming along? Apply using the form below, it only takes a couple of minutes. If you need further info or have any questions email

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