Helsinki co-hosted Global Technology Collaboration Conference Hong Kong

Global Technology Collaboration Conference was arranged in April to explore and maximise opportunities in the Greater Bay Area (expected to be the fastest growing region in the world).

City of Helsinki and Helsinki Business Hub co-hosted the conference that was organized by Compass Innovation Alliance. Three start-ups from Helsinki attended the pitching competition.. Representatives from Finnish companies in Hong Kong were also invited.

The purpose of the Conference was to explore the opportunities and challenges encountered by foreign investors when bringing in international projects to China and especially the Greater Bay Area.

With the new scheme to integrate 9 cities and 2 districts (namely, Hong Kong, Macau, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Zhongshan, Dongguan, Huizhou, Jiangmen and Zhaoqing), the Greater Bay area is expected to be the World’s fastest growing business hub in the upcoming decade.

“Successful day for Finland – Hong Kong innovation relations,” stated Consulate General of Finland in Hong Kong and Macao. “Helsinki Business Hub was portrayed as a leading foreign partner of Greater Bay Area start+up business development. Jukka Jokinen, senior venture advisor of HBH, got the spotlight. Mahmudul Hasan from a start-up ‘MVision’ won the award of the most convincing pitcher. MVision uses AI to speed up treatment of cancer patients.

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