Sino-Nordic Innovation Forum, 15-16 June, 2020, Tampere University, Finland

About the Forum

*** Depending on the epidemic situation, it will be announced on 15th April whether the Forum is going to be postponed or organised in another format (e.g. based on an online platform).***

As China and Nordic countries cooperation in science, technology and innovation (STI) has been significantly deepened in recent years, this first-ever forum provides opportunities for policy-makers, practitioners and researchers to share their experience in STI development on each side, identify challenges in collaboration practices, and explore future potential of cooperation.

Forum theme:
Opportunities and Challenges in Sino-Nordic Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation

Forum topics may include, but are not limited to:

• Challenges and opportunities of scientific, technology and innovation (STI) collaboration between China and Nordic countries/EU
• STI policies and practices in China and Nordic countries
• Cases related to various STI collaboration platforms and mechanism between China and Nordic countries
• Theoretical and methodological approaches to understand Sino-Nordic STI cooperation
• University and industry interactions in the context of Sino-Nordic STI cooperation
• Policy frameworks supporting Sino-Nordic innovation cooperation
• Comparing Sino-Nordic innovation cooperation with other kinds of transnational innovation cooperation

Forum venue

The Forum will take place in the city centre of Tampere, Tampere University, Finland, on 15th-17th June 2020


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