Business Finland, together with Finland Chamber of Commerce and Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association (CIECA), is organizing the 10th Finland–Taiwan Business Forum on Friday, September 29, 2023, from 8:30 to 13:00 at Team Finland House.
Leader of the CIECA delegation is Dr. Cheng-Hong, Cho, Chairman, Taiwan-Finland Economic Cooperation Committee, CIECA / President, Institute for Information Industry (III). The Taiwanese business delegation comprises key players in the fields of ICT (5G/6G) and healthcare. Their primary objective is to gain insights into Finland's latest developments in these domains and explore potential opportunities for business, research, and academic collaborations with Finnish stakeholders. List of Taiwanese delegates will be updated to the registration page.
Regarding ICT, prominent telecom operators, high-tech firms, and research institutes from Taiwan are keenly interested in Finland's progress in 5G, B5G, and 6G technologies. In the realm of healthcare, both public and private hospitals, health-tech companies, and research institutions are eager to understand Finland's expertise in smart hospitals, digitalization, remote healthcare, and the best practices in decarbonizing hospital operations. List of participating companies.
The delegation's visit offers Finnish companies a valuable chance to establish connections, exchange knowledge, and pursue collaborations in business and research with Taiwan.
Taiwan is an advanced, high-tech economy with a strategic location in the Asia Pacific region. It is a stable market economy that showed robust growth in the recent years despite the global impact of COVID-19. It is the 5th largest in Asia and 17th-largest in the world by purchasing power parity, allowing Taiwan to be included in the advanced economies group by the International Monetary Fund.
Taiwanese companies are world leaders in high-tech manufacturing sectors such as semiconductors, laptops, servers, and smartphone components. Taiwan is also home to the contract manufacturing giants TSMC and Foxconn. Decades of investment and research has given Taiwan a central position in global technology supply chains.
08:30 – 09:00 registration and coffee
09:00 – 09:30 opening ceremony – opening remarks from Finnish and Taiwanese side
09:30 – 10:30 Session I: ICT – keynote speeches and company presentations
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 11:45 Session II: Smart Healthcare – keynote speeches and company presentations
11:45 – 13:00 networking lunch