Automotive Author:WIM Committee , Wenqian Mao Editor:Luke Sheehan Oct 27, 2020 12:40 PM (GMT+8)

As the construction of "New Infrastructure" has become the development priorty of China, the traditional automakers and the ‘new forces’ have to overcome the challenges and opportunities around technological innovations and transformations.

Next 50 in Global Tech: Automotive

On December 9-11, 2020, EqualOcean will host this year's World Innovators Meet (WIM). WIM2020 will take on a bolder stance and adopt a more global outlook by taking the form of an online conference that will be streamed simultaneously in all countries and regions that champion the realm of technology and innovation. 

During the World Innovators Meet, the WIM Committee will release the annual blockbuster WIA list, the World Innovation Awards, based on our annual industry and investment research findings, together with a series of research reports.


As announced by the Central Economic Work Conference held in 2018, the construction of 'New Infrastructure' concludes 5G communication, IoT, artificial intelligence and iIoT. Since then, China has officially processed into the era of 'New Infrastructure', which was a significant step in the digital economy.

Automotive and real estate are known as the pillar industries of China, Under the impact of 'New Infrastructure',along with the rising trend of 'CASE' (Connected, Autonomous, Sharing and Electric), the automotive and mobility industry is transforming continuously.

From a global perspective, along with the revolution of technological innovations such as 5G and blockchain, the automotive industry tends to be digitalized. Automotive-related fields such as new energy and intelligent networks are driving the traditional auto manufacturers to evolve, meanwhile, creating an encouraging environment for the newborns.

In 2020, the unpredictable COVID-19 has made it tough for the automotive industry globally. Even under this circumstance, the innovative enterprises in the industry are still proceeding towards positive changes; the automakers, suppliers and other participators are all looking to the opportunities of business model transformation and innovation.

About the 2020 'Next Global Tech 50: Automotive and Mobility'

As an international platform that serves to traditional industries to innovate, EqualOcean studies the innovations in the automotive and mobility industry. We aim to analysis the valuable enterprises and projects that investors should pay attention to, and to help the ones involved in the industry recognize the potential of innovation and technological transformation. Hence, EqualOcean evaluated the funding events and enterprises, and will release the 2020 'Next Global Tech 50: Automotive and Mobility.'

This award recognizes fifty innovative enterprises from four significant areas in the automotive and mobility industry: New Energy, Connected Cars, Auto Market and Services, and, Mobility Technologies. The evaluation criteria include: time of establishment, background of the management personnel, development prospect of the vertical, innovation of technology and/or business model, business valuation, etc. These criteria are independent from each other, and not impacted by any commercial factors and relations.

About WIM

Hosted by EqualOcean, the World Innovators Meet (WIM) is a world-class event for innovators. It provides limitless opportunities to learn from and connect with the most sought-after technology pioneers.

About WIA

The World Innovation Awards (WIA) are announced at WIM to recognize game-changers across various industries and geographies. Selected by a committee of distinguished experts, entrepreneurs and investors, WIA are designed to acknowledge technology disruptors striving to make a positive impact.

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