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Inauguration of Nordic Innovation House in Hong Kong

  • Published 22/11/2018
The Nordic Innovation House in Hong Kong will officially open 28 November 2018.
Activity

Nordic Innovation House Inauguration

Time

From 28/11/2018
To 28/11/2018

Place

PMQ. 35 Aberdeen Street, Hong Kong

The Nordic Innovation House in Hong Kong will be inaugurated in a ceremony 28 November 2018 at PMQ in Hong Kong. 

 

Nordic Innovation House in Hong Kong offer community and membership where Nordic companies can get support to hit the ground running. The House will provide companies with access to a strong and connected local community that can help them open doors in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area, as well as access to work space, events and programs to further scale and refine their business ideas. 

 

When: 28 November 

Where: PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Hong Kong (map)

 

 

Inauguration programme:

 

13:55 All Guests Seated

 


14:00 Official Programme Start

Mr Christian Bergenstråhle, Community Director, Nordic Innovation House Hong Kong

 

Inaugural Speeches

  • Mr Dagfinn Høybråten, Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers
  • The Honourable Mrs Carrie Lam, the Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR

 

Keynote Address: Nordic Way Forward

  • Ms Anne Berner, Minister of Transport & Communication and Nordic Cooperation of Finland

 

Connecting and Scaling the Innovative Greater Bay and the Nordics

  • Ms Tove Bäcker, CEO, Humblebee, Sweden
  • Dr Antti Saarnio, CEO, Zippie, Finland
  • Mr Atli Már Sveinsson, CEO, Directive Games, Iceland
  • Mr Jon Eivind Stø, CEO and Co-founder, NHACK, Norway
  • Mr Manav Gupta, Founder & CEO, BRINC, Hong Kong
  • Moderated by Ms Marie Claire Maxwell, Head of Tech and Startup-Lead, APAC, Business Sweden

 

Announcement: Fellowship Programme

Mr Jacob Wallenberg, Chairman, Investor and Ms Anna Nilsson-Ehle, Chairman, Vinnova announce that a Nordic Innovation House fellowship programme to Hong Kong now is open for applications, TBC

 

Concluding Remarks

Mr Tobias Glitterstam, Vice President Asia Pacific, Business Sweden

 

Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

  • The Honourable Mrs Carrie Lam, the Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR
  • Ms Anne Berner, Minister of Transport & Communication and Nordic Cooperation of Finland
  • Mr Dagfinn Høybråten, Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers

 

Official Photo Ceremony

Additional VIPs are invited to the photo ceremony.

 

15:00 Official Programme Ends

 
15:00-16:00 Networking Reception at the Nordic Innovation House, 7th floor PMQ

 

 

 

About Nordic Innovation House in Hong Kong

 

Nordic Innovation House Hong Kong is a unique collaboration between the Nordic countries Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland, and is supported by the local business community and the Hong Kong government. The House is funded by Nordic Innovation, an institution under the Nordic Council of Ministers.