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Online 22.3.2023

Yangtze River Delta (Zhejiang | Jiangsu) – Finland Joint Innovation Calls 2023

When: 22.3.2023 at 09:00 – 10:30 (EET Helsinki) / 15:00 – 16:30 (CST Beijing)


Venue: Teams


Attendance to the webinar is free of charge, however, it requires a registration via the link below by 20 March, 2023.

Register by 20 March 2023

Dr. Mika Klemettinen
Trade and Innovation Consul,
Head of Innovation, China (EET +6hrs)
mika.klemettinen (at)
tel: +86 1348 2746 884


Ms. Daphne Wang
Project Manager, Delegations
Business Finland (at)

After the three-year pandemics, China has opened its borders. China is heavily investing in the innovation, while looking for new growth and competitiveness after the challenging. This provides increasing amount of collaboration opportunities for Finnish companies especially in the areas of carbon reduction, health and industrial digitalization.

Yangtze River Delta area consists of the wealthiest and most advanced provinces in China, including Shanghai, Zhejiang and Jiangsu, and Finland has bilateral collaboration including annual joint innovation calls with all of them. This provides opportunities for business-driven innovation collaboration paving the way for market access or market expansion with new partnerships.

In the webinar on Wednesday 22 March at 09:00 – 10:30 (EET Helsinki) / 15:00 – 16:30 (CST Beijing), Yangtze River Delta (Zhejiang)-Finland and Yangtze River Delta (Jiangsu)-Finland joint innovation calls in 2023 having the deadlines on Friday 22 September are launched – come and learn how they can boost your business in China.

Additionally, an overview of the Finland-China joint innovation calls in 2023 is given.

Kindly see more detailed program below.

Preliminary program

Who should attend

Finnish companies interested in or already operating in the Chinese market and interested in doing innovation collaboration with Chinese counterparts, or research organizations intending to coordinate co-innovation projects (kindly note that the provincial calls with Shanghai, Zhejiang and Jiangsu are open only for individual companies, while the Ministry of Science and Technology of China call is open also for co-innovation projects).

Please note that the webinar is held in English, however for the Q&A session, Business Finland local advisors will help with interpretation if needed.

More information about China Innovation Collaboration.


Attendance to the webinar is free of charge, however, it requires a registration via the link on the left.

A Teams link will be sent to the registered online participants one day prior to the meeting.