Call for experts: FinCEAL Plus co-organizes China-Finland Co-creating New Solutions for Education and Health - seminar in Beijing, China on 9th October 2017

UniPID - Finnish University Partnership for International Development / FinCEAL Plus and China - Finland Strategic ICT Alliance and Beijing Normal University - Sino-Finnish Joint Learning Innovation Institute (JoLII) are organizing a high-level, bi-regional research seminar focusing on Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation in Health and Education in Beijing, China 9th October 2017.

The seminar is supported by Team Finland, Ministry of Education and Culture, Embassy of Finland in China, as well as other relevant entities from China and Finland.

The seminar invites experts on Health Technologies and ICT in Education and related areas from industry and academia, as well as Government representatives and other stakeholders from China and Finland to present and discuss about key health technologies and ICT in Education research aspects. The seminar aims to provide a platform for developing concrete joint innovation and research cooperation initiatives.

The objectives of the Seminar are to:

  • Provide a space for different stakeholders to share their expertise and experiences related to key topics;
  • Discover untapped opportunities for cooperation and establish new partnerships in Science, Technology and Innovation between the two regions;
  • Identify and highlight current successful practices for mutual learning;
  • Strengthen the participation of the private sector from both regions in STI partnerships; as well as
  • Identify new business opportunities and incentivize long term win-win commercial relations and formation of concrete new projects.

We are now inviting experts from Finnish universities and research institutions to express their interest in joining the Finnish expert delegation to the event. Please contact FinCEAL Plus Asia Project Coordinator Jarkko Mutanen (Jarkko.Mutanen(at) with a brief description of your expertise in the field of health and ICT in Education and previous experience and/or current interest in STI cooperation with China. The deadline of this call is 31.8.2017. The selected experts will be notified by 1.9.2017.