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Invest in Finland focus areas 2013 Datacentres Green Building Hi-Tech Software Mining Research, Development and Innovation Travel Wind Energy
Ideal for datacentres Why Finland 1 Finlands power grid is the most reliable in Europe, and energy prices and taxes are some of the lowest in Europe Why Finland 2 Fast data links to Central Europe, Eastern Europe and Russia Why Finland 3 Highly skilled, English-speaking IT personnel Opportunities for Large manufacturers, banks, IT companies, cloud service providers, and government operators and contractors
Green Building – Demand for energy efficient solutions New, tighter construction standards will require much greater energy efficiency both in new buildings and renovation Construction market that is still growing with the prospect of 500,000 new apartments to be built in the next 20 years Turnkey suppliers (integrators), companies that construct and/or renovate, including wood as a material, companies that produce and provide new energy efficient building materials as well as solutions Strong demand for renovation, infill development and energy efficiency upgrades for concrete apartment buildings Why 1 Why 2 Why 3 Opportunities for
Hot High-Tech Platform Nokias strategy change creates opportunities for other companies to attract top talent A competitive talent/cost ratio – according to Gartners relative wages index, Finland (100) is far ahead of the USA (170) Finns create and do not copy. Innovations and intellectual property rights are well protected High-tech companies and all organisations that use technology to their advantage Why 1 Why 2 Why 3 Opportunities for
Strong prospects in mining and minerals World-class geological survey databases and exploration services by The Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) The Green Mining Program makes Finland a global leader in the sustainable mineral industry The Finnish government prioritises mining as a key source of economic growth and foreign operators are welcome in Finland Companies that can benefit from and appreciate Finlands first-rate infrastructure and great potential for new discoveries Active Mines and Current Projects Why 1 Why 2 Why 3 Opportunities for Precious metals Base metals Diamond Other Commodities Mine Prospect
Right for R&D Finland is Europes top cluster for mobile professionals A base for global players for R&D in healthcare and life sciences, and the home of several major healthcare ICT companies Strong expertise in environmental and energy technologies Large companies with, or planning, R&D operations Finlands world ranking: 2 nd best for innovation competitiveness (ITIF study, 2011) Best for the availability of science and technology researchers (per 1,000 employed) 2 nd best for government investment in R&D (as a share of GDP) 6 th best for infrastructure (IMD world competitiveness, 2011) 2 nd best education system, (OECD, PISA comparison, 2009) 4 th least corrupt country (Transparency International, 2010) Best country in the world, based on consistently high scores in education, health, quality of life, economic dynamism and political environment (Newsweek, 2010) Why 1 ICT/mobile Why 2 Health-bio Why 3 Cleantech Opportunities for
Expanding eHealth supports home living In Finlands growing eHealth sector, resources and financing are available for developing integrated solutions Innovative companies are ready to implement new technological solutions and develop them as public-private partnerships Finland offers excellent and cost- effective eHealth infrastructure and talent eHealth operators, manufacturers and software developers Why 1 Why 2 Why 3 Opportunities for
Burgeoning travel and tourism Gaps in the market for new operators, especially in the luxury and budget segments Finland has the fastest tourism growth in the Nordic countries, due in particular to Russians who visit Finland to shop Fast transport links to and from the east, west and south. Helsinki Airport is on the most direct, quickest route between Europe and Asia. Travel sector investors, international hotel operators and restaurant chains Why 1 Why 2 Why 3 Opportunities for
1000 new wind turbines by 2020 Attractive feed-in tariff of 83.5 /MWh Project portfolio of 7800 MW Larger international renewable energy producers. Construction, operation and maintenance and other service companies from Germany, Denmark and Sweden. Finland is untapped, but fast-growing new market for wind power Why 1 Why 2 Why 3 Opportunities for
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