CBDA is a non-profit independent organisation. It aims to support and accelerate innovation and entrepreneurship among its members for the benefit of the global community. Our members include senior year doctoral researchers, postdoctoral research fellows, doctoral graduates and university academics in the UK who are originally from China or interested in engaging with China in promoting educational, scientific, and institutional innovation.


Membership of the CBDA will provide you with


  • support and mentoring to accelerate your innovation and entrepreneurship at all stages of development in both Britain and China


  • access to our events to inspire you and facilitate the sharing of knowledge and entrepreneurial experience across different scientific disciplines and industries


  • the opportunity to work with CBDA’s external strategic partners, including investors, research institutions and government bodies



To join us, you need to hold a doctoral degree from a UK university (or be currently studying for one). We welcome people from both industry and academia. Please send your request using LinkedIn (with a full CV) https://lnkd.in/d7zn_gp or submit a CV for review by our membership committee to --- contact "at" cbda.org.uk  (replace "at" with @)

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