Tsinghua FinLab

​Tailor-made market-entry plan for Finnish companies for the Chinese market.

Tsinghua FinLab

Tsinghua FinLab program offers Finnish companies a tailor-made market-entry plan for China. The market-entry plan is made by business professionals who know the local market and are simultaneously completing their MBA degree at Tshinghua School of Economics and Management.

About
program

Tsinghua University located in Beijing is the most prestigious university in China. Many of the highest politicians in China have graduated from Tsinghua. The university has contacts all over China, top class research facilities and it is located next to China's Silicon Valley, ZhongQuanCun.

During an intensive 1–2 term period professional teams doing their MBA degree at Tsinghua School of Economics and Management work on the following areas:

  • Feasibility analysis for business operations
  • Product analysis and a development strategy
  • Business plan (focus points, networking, marketing, distribution and financing plan etc.)

The process will be supervised and coordinated by a dedicated professor from Tsinghua School of Economics and Management.

Funding for Tsinghua FinLab

  1. Primarily Tempo funding (startup and SME companies) as de minimis subsidies. Including own salaries, personnel side costs, outsourced services and general expenses
  2. Funding for young innovative companies. This financing option is intended for companies that have been granted funding for young innovative companies. Expenses related to participation to Market Access Programs will be incorporated into the projects' costs (Phase I and II funding)

Apply to Tsinghua FinLab

Spring Course

  • September-October: Finnish companies submit applications to Business Finland
  • November: Company selection
  • December: MBA-student/faculty selection and assignment to teams
  • January-June: Conduct and completion of the Tshinghua-Business Finland FinLab projects
  • July-August: Tsinghua MBA teams visit companies in Finland

Fall Course

  • March-April: Finnish companies submit applications to Business Finland
  • May: Company selection
  • June: MBA-student/faculty selection and assignment to teams
  • July-December: Conduct and completion of the Tshinghua-Business Finland FinLab projects
  • January-February: Tsinghua MBA teams visit companies in Finland

Finnish companies in Tsinghua FinLab

2019
Caidio Oy, Bonne Juomat Oy

2018
Wirepas Oy, MIP Electronics Oy

2016
Beneq Oy

2015
Rapal Oy

2014
MyLab Oy