Finland-China Business and Investment Summit Forum 2017

22.09.2017 at 09.00 - 16.30
Little Parliament, Arkadiankatu 3, Helsinki, Finland


On Friday, September 22nd 2017, China Tekway Oy Ltd organized the Finland-China Business and Investment Summit Forum 2017, held in the Parliament Annex of Finland 9:00 – 12:30, September 22, 2017 to celebrate 100 years Finnish independence.  

About 150 participants  from different fields of industry were present.

The event was supported by the Finnish Parliament Committee for the Future, members of the Parliament, Chinese Embassy to Finland, the Federation of Finnish Enterprenuers, TEKES, City of Helsinki with NewCo, and the Finnish Chinese Business Council.

The summit offered:

  • An update of the latest development in the government policies and incentives 
  • Business and investment opportunities in China for Finnish companies.
  • Business and investment opportunities in Finland for Chinese companies
  • Cross-culture communication and exchange of talent and human recourses
  • Match-making between Finnish-Chinese companies and people

At the end of the summit, four agreements were signed.

1. The Finnish Chinese Business Council and the Bureau of Investment and Promotion of Hunan Province signed the Agreement on Economic, Trade and Technology Strategic Cooperation between Finland and Hunan;

2. Finnish Caprice Co. Ltd. and Anshan Dongze Real Estate Co. Ltd. signed the Cooperation Agreement on Finnish Music and Physical Preschool Education Base;

3. Finnish Prosys OPC Co., Ltd. and Beijing Yantuo Engineering Consulting Co. Ltd. successfully reached an agreement on the intelligent renovation project of Baotou old city pipeline network of Inner Mongolia;

4. Finnish SantaSport, Chinese Tongtai Group and ERTC Co. Ltd. signed a cooperation agreement on the project of constructing China-Finland Sports Town in China.

The Forums of corporate match making were held in the afternoon 13.30-16.30 at the Original Sokos Hotel President. More than 200 Finnish and Chinese governmental and corporate representatives were present.  Cocktails were served to the guests at the Original Sokos Hotel President from 18:00-20:00. These were done to acknowledge participants presence and to celebrate success of the event as well as 100 years of Finnish independence.

We offer our gratitude to all participants and sponsors! Below you will find all references regarding the 2017 Finland – China Business and Investment summit forum.  The 2018 Finland-China Business and Investment Summit Forum is to be held between on Oct. 15-16, 2018. Read more here!

Program and Schedule for the Summit Forum 2017

Finland-China Business Investment Summit Forum 22nd Sept 2017

Morning Summit 9.00 - 12.30

Host: Erlin Yang, Ph.D., Chairman of the Finnish Chinese Business Council

  • 9.00 - 9.30 Registration and Coffee
  • 9.30 - 9.45 Welcome - The Chairman of the Finnish Parliament Committee for the Future, Member of Parliament Thomas Blomqvist
  • 9.45 - 10.00 Working Together - Minister of Employment Jari Lindström
  • 10.00 - 10.15 Building "One Belt One Road" and Composing a New Chapter of Co-operation Together - The Ambassador of China in Finland Chen Li
  • 10.15 - 10.30 Innovation and Technology Cooperation between China and Finland - Director Jarmo E. Heinonen, Bioeconomy and Cleantech, Tekes
  • 10.30 - 10.45 Finnish Education - a Tool for Talent Management - Director Lauri Tuomi, Education Finland
  • 10.45 - 11.05 Business Opportunities in China - Director of Investment Promotion Wang Tinkai, Commerce Department Hunan Provice
  • 11.05 - 11.20 Investment Cooperation Now and in the Future - Operations Manager Shi Ting Chen, Invest in Finland, Finpro
  • 11.20 - 11.35 Company registration & IPR at Finnish Patent & Registration Office - Specialist Kari Koskenhely, PRH
  • 11.35 - 11.50 Managing, Protecting and Capitalizing the Intellectual Property Rights in Trade between China and Finland - Director of Asian Market Jani Kaulo, Kolster Oy
  • 11.50 - 12.00 Business Development Experiences of Chinese Investing Companies in FinlandEero Siitonen, Vice President, Aavi Technologies Ltd.
  • 12.00 - 12.15 Ceremony of Contract Signing between Chinese and Finnish companies 
  • 12.15 - 12.30 Official Group Photographing of all participants in front of the Little Parliament

Business Match-Making Forums 13.30 - 16.30
at Sokos Hotel President

The afternoon Match-Making Forums are
only meant for pre-registered participants.  
Registration lastest Tuesday, September 18, 2017, 12.00 o'clock.

Match Making Forums
1. CleanTech and New Energies
2. Sports, Education, Health and Tourism

3. Digitalisation (IT, IoT, Smart Cities and FinTech)

The aim of the EVENT:

1. To create and develop Cleantech, New Energies, Big Data, IoT and Smart Cities project coopertion

2. To create relations and set up cooperation in Health and Medical Services  

3. To accelerate the Export of Education and Training to China

4. To create cooperation in Show, Media, Cultural and Sports Events 

5. To build joint theme parks and small towns in China together



Cooling Down with Cocktails at 18.00 - 20.00
at Sokos Hotel President

To Continue the Discussion and Close the Deal. 
For invited and pre-registered participants.

This evening event is also open to public. An entry ticket is 50 euros. 

Please, inform in advance latest by September 21, 2017, 16.00 o'clock:
sari.pery@chinatekway.com

List of participants

Finland-China Business Investment Forum 22nd Sept 2017

Sample list of companies and delegations from China

Finland-China Business Investment Forum 22nd Sept 2017

Sub Forum 1. CleanTech and New Energies
Participating organizations, companies and investors from China:

* Investment Promotion Affairs Bureau of Commerce Department Hunan Province (Investment, technology transfer and trade)
* The Department of Finance of the People's Government of Hunan Province (Investment. trade and financing)
* The Management Committee of Wangcheng Economic and Technological Development Zone (Investment and technology transfer)
* Investment and Project Construction, Xiangtan Economic and Technological Development Zone (Investment and technology transfer)
* Hunan Jingyi Xiangtai Environmental protection High technology Development Ltd (Environmental technologies, new energies)
* Shenzhen Yuepeng Environmental protection Technology Ltd. (Environmental technologies, new energies)
* Hunan Sanyou Environmental Technology Co.,Ltd (Environmental technologies, CleanTech)
* Yueyang Investment Promotion Agency (Investment and Technology transfer)
* Changsha Xinghong Financial Information Service Co Ltd (Investment, CleanTech, new energies)
* China FV Group LTD. (Automobile industries, spare-parts)
* Changsha Pilot Investment Holding Group Co. LTD. (Investment, CleanTech, new energies)
* Hunan Baodian Industrial Investment Co. LTD. (Investment, CleanTech, new energies)
* Commercial Bureau of Yuelu District, Hunan Province (Investment and trade promotion)

Sub Forum 2. Sports, Education, Health and Tourism
Participating organizations, companies and investors from China:

* Tongtai International Holding Group (Artifical Intenlligence, CleanTech, Tourism, StartUp, Sports)
* J&K Investment Holding Group (Investment, real estates in camp ground, schools and hospitals)
* Beijing EE City invesetment Co. LTD (Education facilities, children and camp education, hobby training development)
* Haibu Management Consulting Group (Education and education facilities, Wellness Tourism, schools and hospitals)
* ERTC Associates (Theme Park, Brand Resorts and Hotels)
* Air China Limited (tourism and logistics)
* Hunan DaJiaWeiKang Pharmaceutical Co. LTD. (Health care, medicine)

Sub Forum 3. Digitalisation (IT, IoT, and Smart Cities)
Participating organizations, companies and investors from China:

* Anshan Municipal Government of Liaoning Province (City planning and smart city, trade and business)
* Dongze Real Estate Co. LTD. (Smart ciies, real estate development)
* Singapore (China) Zian Industrial Design Co. LTD. (Smart ciies, real estate development)
* Swedish (China) Ice Hotel (Tourism, real estate development)
* Ju Gu Fund Investment (IoT, CleanTech, FinTech)
* Huawei Technologies Co. LTD. (networks and telecommunications)
* BYD Co. LTD. (automobiles and rechargeable batteries)
* Zhongguancun Software Park Co. LTD. (IT, ICT and investment)
* ZGC Alliance for CH-EU ITC (Smart Cities, Education)

Location and Map

Finland-China Business Investment Forum 22nd Sept 2017

The location for the Summit is the Parliament Annex / Pikku Parlamentti ( Arkadiankatu 3, 00100 Helsinki)

The location for lunch and Business Match-Making Forums is Original Sokos Hotel President (Eteläinen Rautatiekatu 4, 00100 Helsinki)

Sponsors

Finland-China Business Investment Forum 22nd Sept 2017

Registration for Business and Investment Summit Forum 2018

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