The Federation of Chinese Professional Associations in Europe (FCPAE) consists of 63 Chinese professional associations;they are located in more than 13 European countries with more than 20,000 Chinese professional members in various elds. The FCPAE Europe Forum is organized every year by the chair association in dierent countries.
The rst to the ninth FCPAE Europe Forum was successfully held in Paris, Copenhagen, Brussels, Vienna, The
Hague, Frankfurt, Brussels, and Hillerød. Chinese Association of Science and Technology in Finland (CASTF) is the
chair association to hold the 10th FCPAE Europe forum. CASTF, registered in Finland in 2014, currently has around
200 members. Over 80% of them are Ph.D. candidates and Ph. D. degree researchers, mainly from the University
of Helsinki, Aalto University, Finnish Research Institute, Finnish Companies and Chinese-funded companies.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang proposed to establish the ASEM Cooperation Centre for Science Technology and
Innovation (ASEM-CCSTI) at the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit held on October 16, 2014 for providing
a platform accelerating innovation-driven development. In February 2018, NewCo Helsinki signed a MOU with the
Secretariat of ASEM-CCSTI on Beijing-Helsinki Science and Technology Startup Forum, and Finnish national
contact points (POC) was founded.
The 10th FCPAE Europe Forum & The 4th ASEM Cooperation Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation are
jointly organized by the City of Helsinki, CASTF and ASEM-CCSTI. The Forum will be held during September
25th-28th, 2018 in Finland. During the forum, governmental ocials, entrepreneurs, Chinese professionals and
talents from China/other Asian countries and Europe will come to Finland to join the forum with the theme “Clean,
Smart and Health”.
- The forum aims to enable and strengthen the collaborations described below.
- City collaboration
- Science/Hi-tech park
- Business collaboration
- Talent araction
The forum highlights science, technology and innovation collaboration between China and Europe. It aims to open
up the new era of Asia-Europe collaboration based on the Initiative of “Belt and Road”. This forum expects over
hundreds of companies and startups from Asia and Europe; over hundreds of high level professionals and talents;
as well as many ocial delegations. Hence, it is a unique opportunity for dierent stakeholders.
Hereby, we sincerely invite you to take this unique opportunity to join this forum, please see detailed program and
agenda aached. Should you have any question, we will be delighted to hear from you.