The Dubai GITEX exhibition, recently concluded, showed the growing influence of Chinese robotics and artificial intelligence companies. With over 1,800 startups from more than 100 countries and an impressive array of speakers and investors, the exhibition has become a platform for technological exchange and collaboration. In a first-of-its-kind initiative, 12 Chinese companies were featured in the China Pavilion at Expand North Star, the world’s largest startup exhibition.
Expand North Star, moved to Dubai Harbour this year, featured nine halls covering AI, blockchain, and fintech. Chinese technology companies showcased diverse technologies, from AI and autonomous driving to blockchain and fintech, drawing international investors’ attention. Hangzhou DeepRobotics introduced their quadruped robot X30, while ABAKA AI Technology and Xianghang Technology displayed their AI and holographic projection technologies, respectively. Labpano impressed with its PanoX V2 panoramic and VR cameras.
In the autonomous driving sector, companies like Suzhou BootsMoving and Shanghai Ji Yu participated in Robo Day, highlighting their industry engagement. Furthermore, in Hall 9 and the Startup Pod area of Hall 3, Chinese companies like DeepNature and NewUrtopia presented cutting-edge technologies, with Newurtopia winning the FastAsia Start-up Competition. Over the four days, these Chinese companies engaged in over 100 meetings with investment institutions, forging partnerships and securing business deals worth millions of dollars.