Team Finland network is organizing a high-level business delegation visit to Japan on 10-13 May, 2022. The business delegation is led by Ms. Sanna Marin, Prime Minister of Finland.
The Japanese Prime Minister Kishida has set a goal to promote Japan as a Science and Technology Nation, aiming to support research and development in emerging technologies and digital transformation. Efforts are underway across Japan to accelerate the practical application of innovative technologies.
Finland and Japan are close partners in many fields, and the collaboration has been solidified in long-standing official frameworks, such as The Joint Committee on Cooperation in Science and Technology. Finland is well known in Japan for its ICT and innovation know-how. Japan has ambitious growth strategies that could create many new interesting opportunities for further collaboration between Japan and Finland.
This high level delegation visit will concentrate on Science & Technology collaboration between Finland and Japan with main focus on cooperation opportunities in digitalization, in 5G/6G and in Super/Quantum Computing.
The delegation program in Tokyo will consist of meetings including Keidanren, networking reception and participation in a high-level seminar organized together with Tokyo University focusing on abovementioned themes of the visit.
This visit is aimed for Finnish companies and organizations representing the Finnish flagship solutions and technologies in Science and technology cooperation as well as in digitalization.
Kindly note that participation is limited to 10 companies and one participant per company on first come first served bases. Participants should be either CEO, Chairman of the Board or a Member of the Board of Directors.
We are closely monitoring the current geopolitical situation and aim to organize visits while taking into account the situation and security. In addition, we are closely following the Covid-19 travel restrictions and any possible changes related to them.
To cover expenses of arranging the visit, Business Finland will charge a participation fee. The participation fee will be charged after the visit based on the actual costs.
The invoiced fee will not exceed the amounts mentioned above. Please note that the participation fee does not include flights or accommodation of the participant nor meals outside the business delegation program.