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  • What is SinnoLabs?

    Shanghai Innovation Labs

    A Growth Accelerator in China for European Companies

    Sinnolabs is a China growth accelerator, setup as a Public Private Partnership initiative whose mission is to source and select innovative companies with real China potential, mentor them closely to accelerate their China entry, shorten their learning curve and improve their level of success in China.


    Sinnolabs offers a unique growth acceleration program during which selected companies can quickly validate their “chances” of succeeding in China, devise winning strategies and start implementing them, while optimizing their use of resources and investments as well as accessing a strong local network, effective business partners and sources of smart money.

    Who can apply?

    Your Profile:

    • Innovative European companies – from start-ups/scale-ups to established larger companies with a new innovative China strategy.
    • Active in one of these industries: Automation, Machinery, Automotive, Transportation, Mobility, Semiconductors, Smart Cities, ICT, Renewable Energy, Environmental Tech, Fine Chemicals, New Materials, FinTech, Creative Industries, Service Industry, MedTech
    • High growth businesses with a potential and determination to succeed BIG
    • A company who wants to develop or grow their China market
    • We do not select companies who purely seek to source from or manufacture in China.

    Your interest in doing business with China could be:

    • Develop competitive products/services
    • Understand customers specific needs in China
    • Identifying new market opportunities and business models
    • Developing scalable solutions, identifying IP and how to protect it
    • Building a future team, attracting and retaining talent
    • Setting up a plan for sustained growth

    We help those unique companies with:

    • A real market advantage in China
    • An agile DNA to survive the Chinese business dynamics
    • A resilience to work really hard
    • A serious commitment to invest or go and get the funding.
  • Sinnolabs video presentation and testimonial

    Join the program!

  • Events & News

    Philippe Snel co-founder of Sinnolabs, was invited for the European roadshow openingceremony of the “2021 China (Wuhan) Overseas Talents Innovation andEntrepreneurship Competition”.     Guest Introduction: Dr. Ling Yang, the deputy Director ofAssociation of Chinese-European Innovation and...
    Join  Peter Tanghe from Flanders Investment& Trade (FIT) and Etienne Charlier, co-founder at Sinnolabs, as they both speak about how tech scale ups can approach the Chinese market at the workshop organized by Flanders-ChinaChamber of Commerce (FCCC) on June 17. Etienne will share real life...
    Discover the Sinnolabs video presentation and Twikit testimonial. Join the program!
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  • Our Founders

  • The Team

    Philippe Snel

    Founder Sinnolabs

    Managing Director

    DaWo Law Firm

    Etienne Charlier

    Founder Sinnolabs

    Managing Director Riverbanks

    Mike Guan

    Consultant Sinnolabs


    DaWo law Firm

    Gaelle Grollet

    Program Manager Sinnolabs

    Digital Business Development at DaWo Law Firm

  • The Partners

    Ruddy Swinnen

    Founding Partner Wise Wings

    Senior Business Psy

    Jan Vanloon

    Founder & CEO, White Caviar Commercial Consulting Co.

    Keynote Speaker on China

    Remi Te

    Founder at Wegotec

    Digital Transformation IT Executive Artificial Intelligence Speaker CEIBS Global EMBA

  • Enterprise Partners

  • Contact Us

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    Crystal Century Plaza
    Suite 20 C-D
    567 Weihai Road
    (near Shimen 1st Road)
    200041 Shanghai, China
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