Beijing workshop on clean future


The next workshop of the Sino-Finnish 100 Challenge’s innovation network is held by the University of Helsinki and Aalto University at the Tsinghua University’s Academy of Arts & Design in Beijing on 17th of October. The Workshop “China and Finland – Opportunities and Challenges in the Clean Future” brings forward themes connected to air quality, service architecture and geoinformatic visualisation. The workshop challenges attendees to raise idea proposals under the guidance of renowned professors Markku Kulmala (University of Helsinki), Jarmo Suominen (Aalto University) and Petri Pellikka (University of Helsinki).

The event is supported by the Embassy of Finland in China, and will be opened up by His Excellency Ambassador Jarno Syrjälä

Academy professor Markku Kulmala is the first Finnish researcher to be a member of the Chinese Academy of Science. The cooperation with the Academy to analyse and predict the air quality has been active since 2008. Suominen holds a position of guest professor in Tongji University in Shanghai and is the adjunct professor of service design in Aalto University. Pellikka is the professor of geoinformatics in the University of Helsinki specialising in remote sensing of environment and human-nature interaction.

With 32,033 students, 10,500 yearly publications and 11 faculties, the University of Helsinki is the most versatile and comprehensive university in Finland and one of the leading research universities in Europe. The University of Helsinki is currently ranked 56th on the Shanghai ranking.