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ENRICH Business & Science, Technology and Innovation Breakfast Event


22 November 2019 from 08:30 - 10:30

Shanghai, China





ENRICH in China is organizing ENRICH Business & Science, Technology and Innovation Breakfast Event on November 22nd, 2019 at AICEP Shanghai // Consulate General of Portugal in Shanghai (Address: 16C Crystal Century Tower, 567 Wei Hai Road, Shanghai). The aim of this event is to join EU S&T Counsellors in Shanghai and ENRICH in China representatives to discuss innovation, challenges and opportunities to strengthen the collaboration between EU-China in the STI sector and how ENRICH in China can support these efforts.

Date: November 22nd 2019

Location: AICEP Shanghai // Consulate General of Portugal in Shanghai - Address: 16C Crystal Century Tower, 567 Wei Hai Road, Shanghai


8.30 – 8:45

Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Mário Quina, Director of aicep Portugal Global
  • Rita Andrade, International Consultant SPI

8.45 – 9.00

ENRICH in China - Link EU Innovators to China, Rita Andrade, SPI

9.00 – 9.15

How FinChi soft-landing platform is helping Finnish SMEs & startups in China, Joan Zhang, FinChi Innovation Center

9.15 – 9:30

Nordic Sustainable Cities & The Danish Mindset, Søren Boutrup, Innovation Centre Denmark

9.30 – 10:20

Open Discussion


  • What is happening in China that is fostering innovation and stimulating economic growth? 
  • Incubators and accelerators – how do they support technology based start-ups and technological innovation? 
  • Incubation opportunities in Europe and China – how EU and China can learn from each other 
  • What support the European innovators need from ENRICH?

10.20 – 10:30

Closing Remarks


About  aicep Portugal Global (

aicep Portugal Global - Trade & Investment Agency (AICEP) is a government business entity, part of the Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, focused in encouraging the best foreign companies to invest in Portugal and contribute to the success of Portuguese companies abroad in their internationalization processes or export activities.

About Innovation Centre Denmark (

Innovation Centre Denmark (ICDK) in Shanghai is a Danish governmental institution assisting Danish companies in entering the Chinese market. Since 2007, ICDK Shanghai has helped businesses tap into China’s innovation ecosystem, start-ups, incubators, VCs, public & private entities. Furthermore, ICDK assists companies in ‘localising’ their value proposition, business model, partnership, and funding strategies to create optimal conditions for success in China.

Scientists and Danish higher education institutions can likewise use ICDK Shanghai to gain insights about China’s higher education system, create new partnerships and establish collaboration programmes.

About FinChi Innovation Center (

Established in 2005, Finland-China (FinChi) Innovation Center is a daughter company of Business Finland and being part of Team Finland operations in China. As a soft-landing platform for Finnish SMEs and startups, FinChi offers a full dimensional services for their easy access to the Chinese market with sustainable business support. In the past 14 years, FinChi has already assisted over 130 Finnish companies for their successful operations in China. FinChi is located in Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park and in the same office where Business Finland and Finnish Business Council Shanghai Office is located, aiming to create an ecosystem with a strong network of partners around China.

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