2017 China Europe Water Platform (CEWP)

2017 China Europe Water Platform (CEWP)

European companies and academics invited!

The 2017 China Europe Water Platform (CEWP) Annual High-Level Dialogue Conference and Business Event will be held in Turku, Finland, on 21 and 22 September 2017. Pre-conference events start on September 20.

CEWP promotes policy dialogue, joint research and business development in the water sector. During the meeting, the ministers from China and Europe are invited to discuss the future development of the CEWP towards a strategic partnership between China and EU to safeguard water security. The discussion is envisaged to lead to a joint Turku declaration that will guide the future activities of the CEWP.  

Highlights in the policy and research section of the conference include:

  • lessons learned and future perspectives on the role of water in green development and circular economy in China and Europe
  • implementation of water-related 2030 Sustainable Development Goals
  • technical tours highlighting top know-how in Finnish water technology
  • latest research in smart water, circular economy and sustainable development from China and Europe

CEWP Business Event creates value and new opportunities in the water sector by bringing together companies from China and Europe. The Turku event provides facilitated matchmaking services with Chinese and European counterparts before, during and after the event. Attending companies can showcase themselves at the exhibition area and visit local companies on site.

Focus areas of the business event include:

  • Water measuring and water efficiency solutions;
  • Smart city solutions: water quality, treatment and urban water management etc;
  • Hydraulic infrastructure construction, including dam safety.

For more detailed visitor profiles, please contact event organizers. CEWP Turku promotes cooperation between policymakers, researchers and business – attendees are free to mix and match between different events during CEWP Turku 2017.

Registration is open at https://www.2017cewp.org/registration/. Visit the site for more information and travel details. Event is free of charge.

For additional information please contact olli.hakala(a)turkusciencepark.com

Event Information

Date of event: 

Thursday, September 21, 2017 to Friday, September 22, 2017


Radisson Blu Marina Palace, Linnankatu 32, 20100 Turku, Finland

Other event information: 

Event includes lunch
Event includes dinner