Prime Minister Juha Sipilä's Opening Speech for Team Finland Day

26.8.2016 15.37

"I suggest that we develop a Finland 100 mentoring programme for the development of international business activities among SMEs: experienced Finnish executives and our ambassadors and honorary consuls around the world could join forces to mentor SMEs in the spirit of Finland 100," said Prime Minister Juha Sipilä at Team Finland Day on 25 August.

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Further financing for maritime industry growth programme

15.6.2016 13.33

The Ministry of Employment and the Economy has granted further financing for the maritime industry growth programme for 2016. The Team Finland growth programme, entitled 'Maritime and Offshore from Finland', is designed to help Finnish companies get involved in international projects in the industry. From Finland's perspective, global prospects in the industry are promising and a lot more positive than it seemed a few years ago, says Minister of Economic Affairs Olli Rehn.

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New Honorary Consulate opened in North Carolina

5.7.2016 13.19

Finland has opened a new Honorary Consulate in Charlotte, NC, which is the largest business, financial and transportation hub in North and South Carolina, United States. The establishment was deemed necessary due to the increasing number of Finnish companies establishing their presence in the region. The new Honorary Consul Todd Wiebusch has actively promoted Finnish culture and business in the Carolinas.

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Finnish energy expertise to be showcased in Astana EXPO 2017

2.6.2016 10.32

On 10 June - 10 September 2017, Finland will take part in Astana EXPO 2017 held in the capital city of Kazakhstan. This world fair will be an exhibition of future energy solutions. Minister of Economic Affairs Olli Rehn and Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Lenita Toivakka find the decision to participate in the fair a strong expression of support for Finnish energy sector companies and energy efficiency.

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Companies Going Global

Newicon Oy: A robotics expert is automating pharmacies

9.6.2016 10.45
Some years back, Newicon, a company located in Kuopio, Finland, delivered robotised production lines for instance to Nokia’s plants. Now the company provides medication automation solutions both in Finland and in countries such as Russia, Israel and Iran. Support from the Team Finland network has been important for the company’s growth and internationalisation right from the start. Read the Story »

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Team Finland

We promote the success of Finland and Finnish companies abroad. We offer information, tools and networks supporting internationalisation. Learn more about our services and contact us. We can help your company find its own path to international markets.

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Network

Network

The Ministry of Employment and the Economy, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Education and Culture, and the organisations under their guidance that offer internationalisation services make up the core of the network. There are more than 80 Team Finland teams abroad.

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History

History

The network was founded in the early 2000s. At that time it was realised that Finland’s success depends more than ever on companies’ international success, and that companies still need the state’s help on global markets.

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