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Online 1.12.2022


A Zoom link will be sent to the registered participants one day prior to the event.


Please note that the event has English-Chinese simultaneous interpretation.


Deadline to register as a pitcher: 25 November 2022

Deadline to register as audience: 30 November 2022


further information

Mr. Zhou Yuan (Oliver), Senior Advisor
Business Finland Beijing
oliver.zhou (at)
+86 139 0118 7456

Business Finland in collaboration with the China Shandong Yantai Municipal Government, is organizing a Finland-China Yantai Smart Manufacturing and AI Online Forum on Thursday 1 December, 2022 at 08:30 – 11:00 (EET Helsinki) / 14:30 – 17:00 (CST Beijing).

Intelligent Manufacturing is one of the priority industry sectors in Yantai and intelligent industrial and digital solutions will be applied in some key projects in the municipality, such as in high-end equipment, chemical, electronics, ICT, food, textile, port and maritime industry.

During this Forum you will hear about the different opportunities the Yantai municipality has to offer in Smart Manufacturing and AI.

Finnish companies will also have a chance to introduce their solutions and meet local manufacturing companies.

Who should attend? 

This Online Forum is aimed at Finnish companies in the areas of industrial internet, hyper-automation, digital twin, industrial IOT, sensor & data process solutions.

Preliminary program

  • 08:30 – 09:00 (EET) / 14:30 – 15:00 (CST) Opening Ceremony
  • 09:00 – 11:00 (EET) / 15:00 –-15:00 (CST) Smart Manufacturing & AI Forum including company pitching

Note that the final agenda and speakers will be confirmed closer to the event and will be shared with all registered participants prior to the event.


Business Finland will inform the registered companies on 28th of November if they have been selected by the Chinese counterpart to give a company pitch. All interested companies are welcome to join the event as participants.

Attendance to the event is free of charge, however, requires a registration.

The online platform is Zoom, event language is in English/Chinese, simultaneous interpretation will be provided.