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Online 28.2.2024

Yangtze River Delta (Shanghai) – Finland Joint Innovation Call 2024

Yangtze River Delta (Shanghai) – Finland Joint Innovation Call and Overview Of Finland-China Joint Innovation Calls In 2024


Date: Wednesday 28 February, 2024 at 9:00–10:30 (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 26 February, 2024.

Register by 26 February

Further information

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)

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 especially in the areas of climate change, circular economy, sustainable development, and health, utilizing Finnish strongholds from digitalization to green technologies and beyond as the main assets to create mutual benefits.

In the webinar on Wednesday 28 February at 09:00 – 10:30 (EET Helsinki) / 15:00 – 16:30 (CST Beijing), Yangtze River Delta (Shanghai)-Finland joint innovation call in 2024 having the initial deadline at the end of April is launched – come and learn how it can boost your business in China.

Additionally, an overview of the Finland-China joint innovation calls in 2024 is given. Kindly see more detailed program below.

Premilinary agenda

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