Fifth Sino-Finnish Innovativeness Forum

The Fifth Sino-Finnish Innovativeness Forum was held in Espoo, Finland on September 27th.

A brief wrap-up of the Forum's events is available here.

Information on the Fifth Sino-Finnish Innovativeness Forum is available, in Chinese, here

The bi-annual forum brings together business leaders, government officials and leading researchers to discuss a variety of issues relating to the grand challenges facing our societies today. The Fourth forum was held in Shenzen this past spring (May 12th - 13th), the focus was on Eco-conscious urban living, energy conservation and carbon emissions. The focus of this fifth forum is on the concept of low carbon city development.  The Forum will feature a wide range of speakers ranging from representatives of national governments to leading researchers in the fields of low-carbon technology and electric vehicles.

The Forum's program includes addresses from representatives from Valmet Automotive, Fortum, the City of Espoo and Tekes - the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation. The Forum's program is divided into four themes, which are: "Eco Urban Living Landscape", "Exploring the potential of EV", "Practice for a better, greener urban life" and "World Alliance for Low Carbon Cities".