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Online 1.12.2021

Team Finland Training: GACC Food Registration and EU Innovation Funding

Place: Online event
Time: 9:00-11:30 EEST

Microsoft Teams link will be provided day before the event.


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Ms. Erika Wang, Senior Advisor, Food from Finland (at)

Ms. Jianing Lu, Advisor based in Shanghai, Food from Finland (at)

Business Finland/Food from Finland program in cooperation with Team Finland in China is offering a training session regarding to GACC registration and EU-China innovation under Horizon Europe funding. This webinar is offering introduction of measurements and Finland-China innovation funding under Horizon Europe framework.

We recommend participants to prepare and send questions in advance to webinar organizer (at) by 29th November 11:00 AM.


GACC Registration: In April 2021, the General Administration of Customs in China (GACC) released Regulation on Registration Administration of Overseas Manufactures of Imported Foods (Decree 248) and Administrative Measures on Safety of Import and Export Food (Decree 249). Under these two Decrees, all companies importing food into China, especially the manufactures of imported foods, need to comply with the new requirements by Jan 1, 2022.

Horizon Europe is the new programme for research and innovation, aims at contributing to fulfil the priorities of the European Commission. Horizon Europe intends to boost Europe’s scientific global leadership, excellent science and breakthrough innovation, whilst addressing the societal challenges that matter the most to all, such as fight against cancer, adaptation to climate change, greener cities, healthy food and soil, protection of oceans, seas and waters (= missions).

Tentative agenda

Welcome Remarks – Food from Finland Program

09:05- 10:00
Implementation of Decrees 248 and 249: Requirements for Food Manufacturers Exporting to China and registering through the CIFER system

10:00-10:40 Q&A

Horizon Europe – Finland-China Innovation Funding

11:20-11:30 Q&A

11:30 End of event