CEWP 2017

Welcome to

China Europe Water Platform 2017

Annual High-Level Dialogue Conference and Business Event

Welcome to the 2017 China Europe Water Platform (CEWP) Annual High-Level Dialogue Conference and Business Event, held in Turku, Finland, on 21 and 22 September 2017. 

During the high-level part of the conference, ministers are invited to discuss the future development of the CEWP towards a strategic partnership between China and EU to promote water security and green development in China, EU and beyond. 

For creating valuable business connections between Europe and China, separate Business Event will be organized. Purpose of the Business Event is to create value and new opportunities in water sector by bringing together companies from China and Europe. CEWP 2017 also includes an Innovation Event, which focuses on water related research. 

Focus of the Business Event

Participants of the Business Event include 40–50 private and state owned companies from China, mainly interested in: 

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

Reasons to participate to the Business Event

Business Event provides efficient matchmaking services before, during and after the event. Companies can book pre-scheduled face-to-face meetings with other company representatives - you just need to register and send meeting invitations to those participants that you wish to meet. Organizers will also suggest suitable company matches. You have a possibility to showcase your company on the exhibition area and pitch your solution on stage of the Business Event. Your company profile will be published on the B2B Matchmaking site and this will increase your visibility and opportunities to find more contacts. In addition, the programme includes field trips and site visits. Business event is free of charge.


There is a separate registration for the CEWP Conference and for the B2B matchmaking. Note that registration to the CEWP Conference is mandatory before attending the B2B Matchmaking Event.

Registration to the CEWP Conference 

Registration to the B2B Matchmaking


About CEWP

China Europe Water Platform (CEWP) promotes policy dialogue, joint research and business development in the water sector. Established in 2012, the CEWP is a political initiative and a partnership for promoting policy dialogue on water sector reforms, encouraging capacity-building, technical and business cooperation.  With a flexible structure, an increasing number of EU Member States are participating in its activities. The annual high-level meeting has been the key event in promoting the policy dialogue between parties. For more information about the China Europe Water Platform, please visit http://cewp.eu/


closed since 8 Sep 2017
Registration 24 May – 8 Sep
Meeting Selection 1 Aug – 19 Sep
Event 20 Sep – 22 Sep
Language English
Costs Free of charge
Venue Linnankatu 32
Turku, Finland
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 115
Meetings 194
Belgium 1
China 45
Denmark 2
Finland 76
Latvia 1
Nepal 1
Netherlands 1
Portugal 4
Russia 2
Sweden 7
Total 140
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Before Event2212
After Event 834