The third Sino-Finnish Innovation Forum was held in September in Dipoli, Espoo. The Forum was a part of the ongoing Eco Urban Living project, with is implemented by the City of Espoo and with the companies Fortum, Nokia Automotive and Valmet Automotive. The Eco Urban Living project is facilitated by Synocus Group. Several experts and distinguished guests both from China and Finland participated in the Forum.

The opening speech was held by Mr. Mauri Pekkarinen, Minister of Economic Affairs. You can read Mr. Pekkarinen’s opening speech from this link.

Other speakers in the event were among others Dr. Mikko Kosonen, President, Sitra, Ms. Saija Äikäs-Idänpään-Heikkilä, Chairman of the Board, City of Espoo, Prof. Kang Feiyu, Executive Deputy Dean, Shenzhen, Tsinghua University, and  Prof. Heikki Mannila, Vice
Rector, Aalto University.

An exhibition was held in connection to the Forum showing Valmet Automotive’s new EV’s and also technology related to EV’s such as charging equipment from Fortum and electronics from Nokia Automotive.