A mission from start-ups and regional authorities from Lyon to Guangzhou took place from 25 to 27 June 2015.
The delegation was headed by Ms Karine Dognin-Sauze (Deputy Mayor in charge of international Affairs, City of Lyon) and held meetings with Guangzhou City Council as well as with Guangzhou Development District.
Lyon also introduced areas for inward investment from China. Moreover, five start-ups from “Lyon French Tech” (innovative start-ups from the digital industry) matched with Chinese counterparts. MoUs were signed on tourism cooperation as well as between the Chambers of Commerce.