Active matchmaking boosted partnering between Chinese and Finnish companies

Over 70 successful one-to-one matchmaking meetings arranged by Tekes Green Growth programme established the foundation for future joint industrial R&D projects between Finnish and Chinese companies, and strengthened the collaboration between Tekes and Jiangsu Science and Technology Department.

Tekes Green Growth programme organized a matchmaking event between Finnish and Chinese companies in Helsinki on June 3rd, 2015. The event provided an excellent opportunity for Finnish companies to meet top industrial leaders and CTOs from Jiangsu, China.

Tekes - Jiangsu: Continuing the success stories of Finnish technology in China

Tekes-Jiangsu seminar & matchmaking at Svenska Klubben 3.6.2015
Green Growth Programme manager Jyri Arponen, Tekes, giving an opening speech.

Mr. Xu Hao, Deputy Director, Planning and Finance Division, Jiangsu Science and Technology Department
Delegation leader of Jiangsu delegates, Mr. Xu Hao, Deputy Director, Planning and Finance Division, Jiangsu Science and Technology Department, giving an opening speech

Tekes-Jiangsu seminar at Svenska Klubben 3.6.2015
Attentive audience of over 100 participants were following the seminar in the morning.

Active matchmaking at Svenska Klubben 3.6.2015
Green Growth programme coordination team arranged over 70 one-to-one matchmaking meetings between 15 Chinese companies from Jiangsu and 36 Finnish companies.

See the presentation material from the seminar

Read also the blog post by Kari Pietilä from Tekes: Boosting cooperation between Chinese and Finnish companies

Next steps in Tekes-China collaboration

Tekes Green Growth programme and Tekes Shanghai will organize a tour in China for Finnish companies and technology providers in late October and beginning of November, 2015, possibly starting from Eco Expo Asia in Hong Kong. The focus areas include cleantech, ICT and healthcare.

In collaboration with Team Finland and local partners in China, we will provide you tailored and pre-selected one-on-one meetings with potential partners, clients and investors based on your own needs and criteria and provided materials.

If you would like to participate in the roadshow, please contact us as soon as possible with the following information:

  • Introduction to your company: products/services, core business area and expertise
  • What are your needs regarding China?
  • Who do you want to meet in China.

Contact persons from Green Growth programme coordination team regarding Tekes-China collaboration:

Yang Liu
Regional Manager, Spinverse Innovation Management
Tel. 0400250023
firstname.lastname@spinverse.com

Tapio Poutiainen
Project manager, Spinverse Innovation Management
Tel 050 343 6820
firstname.lastname@spinverse.com