Webinar: EU-China Forum on Innovation

The EU-China Business Association has the pleasure to invite you to the EU-China Innovation Forum, which will take place on July 15, 2021 from 10h00 am to 11h00 am CET.

The EU and China are putting in place strategies to support economic recovery as a direct response to Covid-19. One of the ways to support economic recovery is by building stronger innovative eco-systems. But creating more innovative economies requires the implementation of more dynamic partnerships between the public, private and educational stakeholders. This webinar is looking at ways as to how China and the EU can work together to deliver more innovative economies – thus supporting more growth and better competitiveness.



10h00-10h05: Welcome speech by Ms Gwenn Sonck, Executive Director, EU-China Business Association;

10h05-10h10: Introductory remarks by HE Ambassador Gabor Baranyai, Deputy Permanent Representative of Hungary to the EU;

10h10-10h45: Panel discussion with:

  • Dr George Tzogopoulos, Director of EU-China Programmes, Institute of European and International Studies;
  • Mr Xu Haifeng, Chairman, China Chamber of Commerce to the EU;
  • Mr Jochum Haakma, Chairman, EU-China Business Association;
  • Mr Abraham Liukang, Chief Representative to the EU Institutions, Huawei;
  • Ms Sara Medina, Member of the Board, Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação.

10h45-10h55: Q&A session;

10h55-11h00: Closing words by Mr Jochum Haakma, Chairman, EU-China Business Association.

Date: 15.07.2021
Location: Online
Price members: Free
Price non members: Free
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