Medtech & Pharma: China March 2018

Register your interest

Registrations are now closed for this trade mission. But, you can register your interest for any future trade missions or propose your own.

Register your interest

Victorian Government, through Trade Victoria, will be leading a trade mission to China from 11 to 16 March 2018.

Trade Victoria will be leading the mission to Chengdu and Suzhou, and will join the Ausbiotech Australia China Biotech Investment and Partnering Forum in Shanghai on 15 and 16 March 2018.

Delegates will be introduced to three precincts in China and a range of companies, which include:

  • Chengdu Tianfu Life Science Park
  • Suzhou Biobay
  • Shanghai Zhangjiang Pharma Valley
  • Shanghai Pharma

The Victorian Government will introduce Victoria’s capability in biotechnology, facilitate introductions, meetings, networking events, and organise on ground logistics including road transport and hotels.

Trade mission details

What companies should attend?
Medical technology and pharmaceutical companies seeking to operate in the Chinese market.

Why should you attend?
You'll be introduced to key players within the sector in the relevant provinces – creating opportunities to initiate and develop business relationships. You'll gain a deeper understanding of the Chinese market, while investment and trade introductions help lay the foundation for potential transaction.

What's included?
The Victorian Government will organise two networking events in Chengdu and Shanghai, transfers to site visits, group meetings and airports during the mission, and introductions to the Chinese market.

What's not included?
The Victorian Government will not pay for airfares, accommodation, meals outside of official activities, and conference registrations fees.

Eligibility, terms and conditions
Applications will be subject to an approval process and participation will be at the discretion of the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR).

Read the terms and conditions for participation in the Victorian Government's trade mission program.

Key dates

Monday 14 February – expressions of interest close
Wednesday 20 February – pre-admission briefing

Please note that applications for this trade mission closed Monday 14 February 2018.


For further information, contact Libby O'Connor on (03) 9651 9228 or send her an email