UPCOMING EVENTS

CHAMBER NEWS

Annual Survey 2016
December 7th, 2016
As the year 2016 is coming to an end, we would like You to tell us your thoughts and ideas about our activities and events. As a thank you for Your time, we will also host a Lucky Draw with two prizes for the participants of this survey: a Gustav by Lignell & Piispanen Blueberry & Raspberry liqueur or two Iittala red wine glasses (Tapio Wirkkala Ultima Thule 1968).
Special Offer for FinnCham members on Salli saddle chairs
November 18th, 2016
Do you feel tired with sore back and numb muscles after too much sitting? You can now get rid of these problems and see the significant changes in your body by sitting on a 2-part Salli saddle chair, in riding like position. This way you have a good posture and deeper breathing, good circulation in all main vessels, no pressure on the joins in the lower extremities, and hardly and muscle tensions.
Looking for few more players to join the Polar Bears rugby team in the Kowloon 10s
October 26th, 2016
FinnCham and the Polar Bears rugby team are now looking for few more players to join the team from Finland who will play in the Kowloon 10s on 5th April 2017.
Creating a Magical Moment for Children in Need
October 14th, 2016
For the past 5 years the Santa Programme has brought the Finnish Santa to Hong Kong for underpriviledged children to experience the magic of Christmas. This year, to make it the 6th year in a row, the programme needs your help again. The programme will visit 1,005 children with nine different NGOs in Hong Kong on the 20th, 21st and 22nd of December. Your contribution would be greatly appreciated to make this a once in a lifetime experience for the children.
Gateway Internship Program - recruit your interns now through FinnCham!
September 23rd, 2016
The Gateway Internship Program is a tailor-made program for Metropolia students, designed by FinnCham as an added benefit to our corporate members. Through the program, FinnCham recruits students directly from Metropolia in Finland to come intern for FinnCham’s corporate member companies in Hong Kong.

COMMUNITY NEWS

Technology Voucher Programme now open for application
November 23rd, 2016
The TVP aims to subsidise local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in using technological services and solutions to improve productivity, or upgrade or transform their business processes. The TVP will be implemented for an initial period of three years with HK$500 million from the Innovation and Technology Fund.
Road to China - matchmaking trip with Tekes
October 13th, 2016
Tekes CleanWeb programme hosts a seminar trip to China as part of a new funding that starts on 14.10.2016. The aim of this seminar trip is to facilitate networking between Finnish and Chinese companies. During the trip, not only do you have the opportunity to meet potential business partners, but also new customers. If you're interested in capturing the Chinese market, you need to avail yourself of this opportunity.
The European Chamber of Commerce is looking for feedback on CEPA
October 6th, 2016
The ECC in Hong Kong is looking for feedback (it will be anonymous) on the uptake of the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA). The survey/ interview will take just around 30 minutes over the phone or in person. The aim of the study is to get a better understanding of CEPA and how it is being used or not used by European businesses.
Tekes Market Access Programs for Startups and SMEs
September 19th, 2016
Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation is now accepting applications for their Market Access Programmes. These programmes are meant for Finnish Startups and SMEs interested in expanding their operations into the Chinese or Southeast Asian markets.
Key points of sharing sessions between Chambers and the HKMA on opening bank accounts
September 13th, 2016
The HKMA and several Chambers of Commerce participated in a sharing session in the end of August to discuss areas or processes that could be further enhanced to facilitate access to basic banking services by legitimate businesses.

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