Houston, Texas–The 2019 US China Innovation andInvestment Summit (UCIS) jointly hosted by China Science & Technology Exchange Center (CSTEC) and US-China Innovation Alliance (UCIA) was held on May 16th-17th, 2019 in Houston, Texas. The 2019 UCIS Conference invited Texas innovation institutions, including Texas Medical Center, Capital Factory, US Small Business Administration, University of Texas, Masschallenge, and Houston Expontential. More than 400 participants, including Chinese enterprises and investors participated in the conference to share the positive experiences of product innovation, technology advancement and investment opportunities. The conference is a perfect environment for networking between the participants seeking collaboration, marketing opportunities, and investment opportu-nities. Growing over the past three years, this event is one of the most successful in-vestment summits in the United States!

As a UCIS partner, Washington, DC based National Center for Sustainable Development (NCSD) team including its US and China partners lead by Mr. Mitchell Stanley, Chairman and Mr. Eric Fang, President participated the conference. NCSD has, over the last 10 years, actively engaged in helping American small businesses in investment, technology deployment and protection and market access. This is the fourth conference at which NCSD held a significant partnership role in bringing the small businesses together providing a vital work of helping to build the cooperative bridge in renewable energy, environment, agricultural nutrient recycling, life science and healthcare sectors between Chinese and American small businesses.

During the conference, NCSD executed an MOU with UCIA. According to the MOU, the Parties will cooperate in investment, financing and market access in the fields of medical devices, digital health and diagnosis, environmental technology, in-formation and communication technology, biopharma, energy, materials, advanced manufacturing, and education.

The highlight of the UCIS conference, was NCSD’s execution of a Memorandum of Understanding with Zhuhai Dayang International Exchange Group (Zhuhai Dayang) from China on Cooperation in the establishment of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area International Energy Exchange in Zhuhai City of Guangdong Prov-ince and signed separate agreement with China Hainan Dayang International Energy Group Co. Ltd.(Hainan Dayang) on the establishment of an innovative International Energy Commodity Trading platform in Hainan Province. In both agreements, NCSD will assist and play a significant role for the establishment of an international standard energy and commodity trading platform to allow small businesses worldwide to be able to freely trade on energy products and engage in transparent exporting and trans-action clearing and payments.