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Online 9.3.2021

Finland-China joint innovation introduction

09:00-10:30 EET


Attendance to the webinar is free of charge, however,  requires a pre-registration via the link below. You will receive a link to join the event in your e-mail one day prior to the event.


The event platform is MS Teams.

Register here by 7 March 2021


Further information


Mr. Mika Klemettinen, Trade and Innovation Consul
Head of Business Finland Shanghai Office
mika.klemettinen (at)
Cellular: +86 1348 2746 884


Ms. Maria Måtar, Executive Director
Finnish Business Council Shanghai
fbcs (at)
Phone: +86 1366 150 4095


Ms. Hanna-Leena Harma, Manager, Inbound Delegations
hanna-leena.harma (at)
Cellular: +358 40 728 8730

The “dual circulation” strategy in China aims to foster resilience by emphasizing the “internal” circulation of the domestic economy over the “external” circulation of the global economy. When national protectionism rises, what Finnish companies can do? Cooperating with trustworthy Chinese partners for joint innovation projects could be the option.

Welcome to info session on Finland-China joint innovation funding organized by Business Finland and Finnish Business Council in Shanghai.

What is the Finland-China joint innovation funding and how to apply?

Business Finland has established numerous frameworks to support Finland-China innovation collaboration. We provide information sharing, organize innovation workshops, do matchmaking, give sparring for the projects and fund the most promising applications.

Think big and let us help you to boost your business with innovation!


(Finnish time)

09:00-09:05 Welcome
by Dr. Mika Klemettinen, Trade and Innovation Consul, Head of Business Finland Shanghai and Ms. Maria Måtar, Executive Director, Finnish Business Council Shanghai

09:05-09:50 Finland-China Joint Innovation Funding Introduction
by Dr. Mika Klemettinen, Trade and Innovation Consul, Head of Business Finland Shanghai

  • What the joint calls funding are all about?
  • How they can support the business?
  • What kind of processes and deadlines there are?
  • What kind of funding support is available?
  • What kind of companies and projects are eligible?
  • How to move forward to get the relevant collaboration topics/areas to be included in the coming joint calls.

09:50-10:30 Q & A

We are looking forward to your participation!

Who should join?

Finnish companies that are interested in China market and willing to work with Chinese partners for R&D projects.

If you have potential Chinese partners for innovation cooperation, we hope that you will forward this invitation to them. Please notice that the webinar is in English, however for the Q&A session, Business Finland local advisors will help with translation if needed.