FinCEAL Plus is preparing for the 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 andBeijing 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 and related visits on 10th October as part of the minister of education of Finland visit to China.

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

The seminar invites experts from academia (including young scientists and experienced researchers), industry (including business developers, innovators and investors) as well as Government representatives and other stakeholders from China and Finland to present and discuss about new approaches and technologies in education and about the role of learning in addressing 21st century challenges such as ageing society and healthcare. 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.

For more information on the event please see the Programme.