Japan - Finland Gateway for Open Innovation Meetup - 20 November 2019

Oct 29, 2019

Date: Wednesday 20th November 2019

Time: 13.30-16.00 (followed by networking reception)

Venue: Business Finland (Porkkalankatu 1, Helsinki, Finland)

Language: English

Participation fee: Free


Our annual meetup, organised in collaboration with Business Finland, Embassy of Japan in Finland and Finland-Japan Chamber of Commerce, drives exchange of business innovation between Japan and Finland. We introduce Japan as the gateway of business expansion for Finnish companies - and vice versa.


Learn about the current trends, the technologies sought after by big Japanese corporations, as well as the emerging innovations from Japan.



Register your interest here (free of charge).


  Programme* <Moderator: JETRO>


  13.00-13.30  Registration


  13.30-15.10   Japan Business Promotion Seminar

-Opening Remarks (Embassy of Japan in Finland)

-Introduction of business environment in Japan and JETRO support (JETRO)


-Company Presentation (Fujitu, Nordic Ninja, DMM.make AKIBANightingale Health)

-Local Government Panel discussionn (Kanagawa, Yokohama,  Mie, Osaka, Kobe, Fukuoka,)

-Closing Remarks (Business Finland)


  15.10-16.00  Networking Reception


  The local governments will have representative stands during the networking reception for enquiries:

  - Kanagawa Prefecture

  - Yokohama City (Kanagawa Prefecture)

  - Mie Prefecture 

  - Osaka City (Osaka Prefecture) 

  - Kobe City (Hyogo Prefecture)

  - Fukuoka Prefecture 


  *The programme may be subject to change.

This event is organised by JETRO in co-operation with Business Finland, Embassy of Japan in Finland and Finland-Japan Chamber of Commerce.


For more information, please contact the Investment Team, JETRO London at: LDN_Invest@jetro.go.jp or 020 7421 8335.



*Please note that the registration details will only be used for this event. The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25th May 2018. In order to be fully compliant we have updated our Information Notice, which you can view here. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions (ldn_invest@jetro.go.jp).

*In order to enable planning and organisation of this event, the registration details will be shared with Business Finland and JETRO. 

There might be some repetition among invitations, as they are sent by multiple organizations. 

*After the registration process, you will receive an email from Business Finland.