(Chinadaily.com) -The Pujiang Innovation Forum was held in Shanghai 26-27 October. The focus of the event was on innovation-driven development and the role of enterprises.
In the opening ceremony, Shanghai Mayor Yang Xiong highlighted the importance of using education and training to instill a spirit of innovation in entrepreneurs, especially those who are younger than 35.
Finland was the country-of-honor of the Pujian Innovation Forum in Shanghai this year. The delegation, led by Jan Vapaavuori, Minister of Economic Affairs, included concrete examples of the Finnish innovation system such as Rovio, the maker of Angry Birds.
Pujiang Innovation Forum was one of the topics discussed in September, when minister Vapaavuori met the mayor of Shanghai in Espoo, Greater Helsinki.
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