Latest events

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
4.4.2024
Call for proposals: Nordic Smart Mobility and Connectivity
Establishing the Nordic region as a frontrunner in sustainable mobility through Smart Connectivity. Through this call for proposals, we are looking for 2-4 projects where connectivity and data sharing can contribute to speeding up the transition to sustainable mobility. Deadline for application 4. April 2024 Deadline for submitting questions 30. January 2024 Funding decision 20. May […]
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Teams
14.3.2024
Czech RRF Opportunities in the Railway Sector 14.3.2024
Date: 14.3.2024 Time: 14.30 – 15.45 (EET, Helsinki) Venue: Online Teams The webinar will be held in English via Microsoft Teams. The webinar is free of charge but requires a registration via the link below, latest by 12th of March. Note that the event you are participating is arranged together with ITS Finland, Fintraffic and the […]
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Webinar
7.2.2024
MARKET AND INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN SEVEN LARGEST SMART CITIES OF SPAIN 7.2.2024
With arrival of Next Gen-EU funds, Spanish cities have received a unique opportunity to modernize and significantly upgrade their current development. The European Green Deal (EGD), driven by the European Commission, aims to achieve an ecologically ambitious and socially fair transformation towards a climate-neutral development model. Key measures for the green and digital transition are […]
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Embassy of Finland in Paris
30.1.2024
NETWORKING EVENT FOCUSING ON HYDROGEN ECONOMY 30.1.2024
  Team Finland together with Hydrogen Cluster Finland and BotH2nia network invite you to a networking event focusing on hydrogen economy at the Embassy of Finland in Paris on Tuesday 30th January, 2024 at 19-21! Tuesday 30.1.2024 at 19-21. Address: Embassy of Finland 1, Place de Finlande 75007 PARIS Registration required. REGISTER HERE  This networking […]
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Indonesia
29.1 - 31.1.2024
TEAM FINLAND VISIT TO INDONESIA
The purpose of this Team Finland visit led by Minister of Economic Affairs of Finland, Mr. Wille Rydman, is to show commitment from Finnish government to the Nusantara project and energy co-operation. Nusantara is by far the biggest Smart and Sustainable City construction in Indonesia in coming decades. With its 32 Bl. USD budget it […]
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Pikku-Finlandia
19.1.2024
Kasvufoorumi 19.1.2024
Kasvufoorumi / Growth Forum Yhteistyöllä maailmalle Läsnätilaisuus perjantaina 19.1.2024 klo 12.30 – 17.30 Tilaisuus järjestetään Pikku-Finlandiassa osoitteessa Karamzininranta 4, 00100 Helsinki. Ilmoittautuminen on auki 5.1.2024 saakka. Ilmoittaudu tästä >> Ohjelma 12.30 Kahvitarjoilu 13.00 Avauspuheenvuorot Liikenne- ja viestintäministeri Lulu Ranne ja elinkeinoministeri Wille Rydman Kansainvälisen yhteistyön ja viennin merkitys Suomelle Nina Kopola, Business Finland Harri Airaksinen, […]
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1.12.2023-12.1.2024
JOINT CALL FOR FINNISH-TURKISH COLLABORATIVE R&D PROJECTS IN SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION METHODS IN AUTOMOTIVE AND TEXTILE INDUSTRIES
Business Finland and TÜBİTAK have jointly opened this call in order to support research and development collaboration between Finland and Türkiye. Business Finland may fund Finnish organizations taking part in consortia participating in this call. The applications must meet the national funding criteria of Business Finland (Funding terms and conditions). The funding rules and the […]
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Teams
5.12.2023
AI in Mobility and Logistics: Exploring Challenges and Opportunities in Finland and the Netherlands
Date: December 5, 2023 Time: 09:00 – 10:15 (NL) 10.00-11.15 (EEST FI) Location: Online via Teams Meeting Join our webinar on Tuesday, December 5, 2023 where we will delve into the intriguing world of AI. This event offers a platform for the exchange of ideas and knowledge among experts and stakeholders in the Netherlands, Finland and Nordic+ who […]
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Dubai, Expo City
30.11.-12.12.2023
COP28 FINLAND PAVILION at Expo City Dubai 30.11.-12.12.2023
For the first time, Finland is organizing her own pavilion at the UN Climate Change Conference. COP28 will be held 30.11.-12.12.2023 at Expo City Dubai. COP meetings have evolved to be the largest climate event of the year! This year, the first Global Stock Take (GST) after the Paris Agreement will be dominating the scene. COP28 […]
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Teams
30.11.2023
THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTIC SECTORS IN SAUDI ARABIA
Date: Thursday 30 November, 2023 Time: 14:30-15:30 (EET) // 15:30-16:30 (KSA) Venue: Teams Saudi Arabia is the largest economy in the Middle East and Africa and one of the fastest-growing G20 economies in 2022, registering an impressive growth rate of 8.7% and notable progress in implementing its ambitious Saudi Vision 2030. REGISTER BY 29 NOVEMBER HERE […]
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Teams
29.11.2023
A Nordic+ webinar - A reality check on the future of autonomous vehicles
Date: 29th of November Time: 11:00 – 13:00 EET, Helsinki / 12:00-14:00CET Nordic+ is inviting you to a free webinar on the 29th of November at 12:00-14:00CET. In this insightful webinar, experts from the Nordic+ countries will provide a comprehensive overview of the current state and prospects of autonomous vehicles, infrastructure, data sharing, and law […]
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Virtual pitching
27.10.2023
Virtual pitching with major Italian operator in railway sector Online 27.10.2023, time: 15.30 – 17.30 (EEST)
Virtual pitching with major Italian operator in railway sector Online 27.10.2023 Time: 15.30 – 17.30 (EEST) The event will be held in English via Microsoft Teams. Application can be sent via the link below, latest by 10th of October. Note that the event you are participating is arranged together with Finnish Sustainable Growth Programme in the […]
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Virtual Pitching
26.10.2023
Virtual pitching with major Italian system integrator in digitalization and transformation of logistics 26.10.2023, time 10.30 – 12.30 (EEST)
Virtual pitching with major Italian system integrator in digitalization and transformation of logistics Online 26.10.2023 Time: 10.30 – 12.30 (EEST) The event will be held in English via Microsoft Teams. Applications can be sent via the link below, latest by 10th of October. Note that the event you are participating is arranged together with Finnish Sustainable Growth […]
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Ontario, Canada
17.-19.10.2023
Business Tampere delegation visit to OVIN Partnership Forum, Ontario, Canada 17.-19.10.2023
Business presentations and direct meetings   The visit will focus on automotive and off-road work machine topics. We will send more detailed information regarding the visit to those who have shared their contact info through this form. The delegation visit is organized to Tampere region companies by Business Tampere. The October trip to the Ontario […]
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Webinar
4.10.2023
SMART TRANSPORTATION IN INDONESIA AND NEW CAPITAL
Business Finland in cooperation with ITS Finland, SCIC and Sustainable Transport Sector Growth Program are delighted to invite you to our webinar 4 October, 2023 to hear more about the opportunities in smart transportation in Indonesia. The webinar will give you a very good insight to smart transportation business opportunities in Indonesia’s new capital Nusantara and Smart transportation development […]
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Austin, Texas
26.-27.9.2023
Finland Pavilion at MOVE America 2023 exhibition 26–27 September, in Austin, Texas
FINLAND AT MOVE AMERICA 2023 Business Finland warmly welcomes Finnish companies and regions to join Finland Pavilion at MOVE America 2023 exhibition 26–27 September, in Austin, Texas. Austin Convention Centre Austin, Texas, USA The conference participation is free of charge for limited number of registrations. Our Business Finland experts will contact you for confirming the […]
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Łódź, Poland
25.-28.9.2023
Mobile Machinery Electrification Trade Mission to Poland 25.-28.9.2023
Business Finland together with the Embassy of Finland in Poland, SIX Mobile Work Machines Cluster and Polish Alternative Fuels Association invite Finnish companies to join this Trade Mission on Mobile Machinery Electrification to Poland. During this Trade Mission Finnish companies will visit the New Mobility Congress in Łódź – the largest sustainable transport industry conference and expo […]
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LOS ANGELES, USA
14.9.2023
LONG BEACH & LOS ANGELES, USA 14.-15.9.2023
Business Finland’s Smart Green Ports USA Export Booster, together with the Team Finland network, is organizing a trade mission to Long Beach and Los Angeles, USA on 14-15 September 2023. The upcoming visit program focuses on smart port technologies, logistics and green transport technologies surrounding ports. REGISTRATION We invite Finnish companies developing emission reduction technologies, connectivity, network, logistics and port digitalization […]
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Webinar
13.6.2023
SMART URBAN MOBILITY OPPORTUNITIES IN ITALY WEBINAR 13.6.2023 at 15.00 – 16.00 (EEST)
We are delighted to invite you to a webinar on Smart Urban Mobility, focusing on market opportunities in Italy. This webinar, commissioned by the Finnish Embassy in Rome, aims to provide valuable insights into the rapidly growing field of urban smart mobility in Italy and highlight the potential market prospects. This is a unique opportunity […]
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Webinar
12.6.2023
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN THE POLISH SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT SECTOR 12 June, 2023 at 10:00-11:30 (EEST)
The Finnish Sustainable Growth Programme for the Transport Sector continues to seek new market opportunities together with Team Finland and ITS Finland. The next opportunity window we will open is the Polish market. Why Poland? Transport sector is a significant contributor to Polish economy, responsible for approx. 6% of Polish GDP. Large infrastructural investment projects […]
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Webinar
30.5.2023
Market Opportunities in the Railway Ecosystem in Italy Webinar 30.05.2023, 14:00-15:00 (EEST)
The Finnish Sustainable Growth Programme for the Transport Sector, Team Finland and ITS Finland organize a webinar presenting results of a market opportunity study on the railway ecosystem in Italy. Themes covered include structure and key players of the railway sector in Italy, market needs, public funding driving investment decisions, key trends and challenges. The […]
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The Lisbon Congress Centre
22.-24.5.2023
ITS European Congress Lisbon
ITS: The Game Changer is the theme of the next ITS European Congress, taking place in Lisbon from 22 to 24 May 2023. The Congress will bring the future of transport right to you with a great exhibition, live cutting-edge demos and more than 100 engaging sessions and discussions on the 5 Congress topics. Connect with the […]
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Los Angeles
9.-11.5.2023
Team Finland Visit To Los Angeles
TEAM FINLAND VISIT TO LOS ANGELES 9 – 11 MAY, 2023 The city of Los Angeles (approx. 3.8 million residents in city, and 10.2 million in county, with an LA county GDP of $707 billion) continues to pioneer climate change action planning. The Los Angeles Green New Deal documents a timeline and measurable path towards […]
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Sokos Hotel Presidentti
18.4.2023
DECARBONIZED CITIES LAUNCH EVENT
Time: Tuesday April 18th, 2023 at 8.45-16.30 Venue: Sokos Hotel Presidentti, Eteläinen Rautatiekatu 4, Helsinki Please register to the event by April 11th from the link below. Register to the event   Welcome to the launch event of Decarbonized Cities program! The launch event will be held in Helsinki, Finland on Tuesday 18th April, 2023 […]
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Maria 01
30.-31.3.2023
Finnish-Estonian Collaboration and Business Forum
Cooperation between Finland and Estonia plays an important role in promoting the digitalisation of mobility and logistics. ITS Estonia and ITS Finland associations, together with cities and the public and private sectors, will organise a business forum. The two-day event will bring together Estonian and Finnish mobility and logistics service providers and authorities to talk […]
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Webinar
26.1.2023
CROATIAN RRF OPPORTUNITIES IN THE TRANSPORT SECTOR
Croatian RRF Opportunities In The Transportsector When: On January 26, 2023 at 10:00 – 11:15 EST Agenda 10.00 Opening Kimmo Ylisiurunen, The Finnish Sustainable Growth Programme for the Transport Sector Transport Sector and Croatia’s Recovery and Resilience Plan Mr. Josip Bilaver, State Secretary, Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure of Croatia The Future of Urban […]
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Webinar
10.11.2022
Italian RRF Opportunities in the Transport Sector webinar
Register for the next webinar – RRF and business The Finnish Sustainable Growth Programme for the Transport Sector continues to seek new market opportunities together with Team Finland and ITS Finland. The next opportunity window we will open is the Italian RRF market. Why Italy?  Despite the looming recession in Europe; Italy´s G7 economy is […]
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Webinar
3.11.2021 at 10:00 CET
The AWS In Spotlight Webinar Series - Citizen Services
AWS In Spotlight Webinar Series gathers experts from governments and organizations of all sizes to discover the benefits of using the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud to scale, innovate, and drive efficiency to achieve your digital transformation objectives. Counting on cloud technology to build citizen services Hear best practices from Nordic organizations on their path of […]
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Webinar
22.9.2021 at 10:00 CEST
The AWS In Spotlight Webinar Series - Smart Cities
AWS In Spotlight Webinar Series gathers experts from governments and organizations of all sizes to discover the benefits of using the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud to scale, innovate, and drive efficiency to achieve your digital transformation objectives. Apply data analytics to drive smart cities solutions Join the webinar to hear about implementing smart city solutions […]
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Webinar
24.3.2021 at 10:00 CET
The AWS In Spotlight Webinar Series
AWS In Spotlight Webinar Series gathers experts from governments and organizations of all sizes to discover the benefits of using the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud to scale, innovate, and drive efficiency to achieve your digital transformation objectives. Digitalization with machine learning and artificial intelligence The first webinar of the series explains what kind of value ML […]
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Lahti, Finland
16.-17.3.2021
ECOCITY FORUM - Digital Solutions for 1.5 Degree Cities and Citizens
Dramatic changes in consumption patterns and dominant lifestyles are required to address the climate emergency successfully. We can no longer wait to act. Governments and businesses must provide infrastructure, products, and services that enable citizens to live more sustainably. These changes need to happen now because household carbon footprints must drop far below half within […]
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Virtual event
1.12.2020
Maritime automation and autonomous surface ship (MASS) framework for Regulation and Ethical AI
Welcome to virtual workshop on “Maritime automation and autonomous surface ship (MASS) framework for Regulation and Ethical AI” and to experience showroom of solutions on 1st of December 2020 at 1 to 4 pm EET (UTC +2). The event will be arranged by the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Finland in cooperation with ITS Finland, Business Finland and OneSea Ecosystem […]
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Online event in Microsoft Teams
24.11.2020 at 1 PM
RAAS online event by RAAS – Rethinking Autonomy and Safety ecosystem
Invitation to a RAAS online event To wrap up the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment funded RAAS project (2018-2020), RAAS – Rethinking Autonomy and Safety ecosystem welcomes you to join the RAAS online event! In this online session, we will: 1) present the RAAS ecosystem results and impact, 2) discuss relevant industrial topics related […]
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Virtual Conference
25.9.2020
Transport and infrastructure supporting society
Transport Research Finland 2020 will bring together the leading Finnish researchers in the fields of transport infrastructure and transportation. In one day, the leading research results are presented to the sector stakeholders, including funding agencies as well as decision- and policy-makers. Register here
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VIRTUAL EVENT
19.8.2020
Using Cloud Technology to Improve the future of Transportation
Hear how local and regional governments use cloud technology to transform transportation around cities. Using the cloud allows cities to embrace innovation and offer faster, safer, sustainable, and always accessible services to their citizens. Speaker: Enda Kenny, Senior Solutions Architect, AWS Link to eBook: “The Future of Transportation in the Cloud”  Registration page
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VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
11.6.2020
GREEN & SMART RECOVERY – MOBILITY 2.0
Do you have what it takes to reinvent your business to survive in the post-covid world? Outsmart your competition and join the leaders of the smart mobility revolution. Reserve your spot at the Green & Smart Recovery – Mobility 2.0 congress on Thursday 11 June 2020 10:00 – 16:00 (CET). Green recovery, digitalization, automation, circular […]
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VIRTUAL EVENT
10.6.2020
AUTONOMOUS PUBLIC TRANSPORT WEBINAR
HOSTED BY FORUM VIRIUM HELSINKI AND THE SOHJOA BALTIC PROJECT Date: Wednesday June 10th, 2020 from 12 to 14 CET Location: Webinar (Gotomeeting) The webinar focuses on autonomous public transport on European level. How to ensure the role of smart mobility solutions in our cities? Join us to hear keynotes from experts, researchers and city officials providing […]
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VIRTUAL EVENT
4.6.2020
Where we will fly after Covid 19? Helsinki Drone webinar
Welcome to the webinar on June 4th 2020, at 12.00-14.00 Helsinki time (GMT 10.00-12.00) WUAVF Finnish chapter has the great pleasure of formally inviting you to the Helsinki Drone webinar 4th of June 2020. The Helsinki Drone webinar brings together internationally recognized executives, leading experts, drone professionals, and manufacturers from all around the world to exchange […]
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Virtual event
29.4.2020
WEBINAR - TOWARDS HEALTHY MOBILITY
Physical inactivity is a major social concern of late-modern lifestyles. In order to boost physical activity by increasing the share of healthy mobility (i.e. walking and cycling), joint actions across various domains are required. This webinar brings together perspectives of sustainable mobility, health and physical activity promotion, community planning, consumer research, business model development and […]
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Virtual event
28.4.2020
#HBHAdvisorsLive: Q&A session for mobility and maritime sectors
Businesses are going through turbulence, but people and goods need to move in the future too. To help mobility and maritime companies navigate through these times, Helsinki Business Hub will arrange a live Q&A webinar on Tuesday 28 April, 2020 at 10am (GMT+3). What are the technologies, services and enablers that will keep the wheels […]
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Virtual Event
27.4.2020
RAAS – Strengths of an ecosystem for developing autonomous systems
Do you want to be a forerunner in autonomous systems, gaining new business opportunities? If yes, join the webinar on Monday 27th of April 2020 at 15.00–17.00 (GMT+3), organised by RAAS, the Research Alliance for Autonomous Systems. You’ll get an overview of the RAAS innovation ecosystem and the most important research topics related to RAAS’s […]
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Helsinki
27.-30.4.2020
Cancelled: TRA2020
TRA2020 conference in April 2020 has been cancelled. TRA, the Transport Research Arena, is the largest European research and technology conference on transport and mobility. In 2020, TRA was planned to take place in Helsinki, Finland.
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Virtual event
21.4.2020
Webinar: Quantum Computing
Quantum computing will revolutionize industries such as health care, finance, IT and sciences both materially and theoretically. It will provide unprecedented computing power for the data-driven economy. With more speed and less power, there will be wild new possibilities for all industries. Superconducting technology and cooling systems for quantum computing pave the way for the […]
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Virtual event
16.4.2020
Webinar: Achieving Sustainable Micro-Mobility
Is micro-mobility helping or hurting our cities? In the past few years, micro-mobility services have been arriving at unprecedented speed and scale to cities that are oftentimes ill-prepared to manage them. In these early years of micro-mobility, the metrics used to describe the programs are limited to general statistics which can make it difficult to […]
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Webinar
10.5.2023
UAE TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS OPPORTUNITIES 10.5.2023 at 11:00-12:00 (EEST)
Business Finland in the UAE in co-operation with the Finnish Embassy and it’s partners have prepared a study outlining the opportunities in the transportation and logistics sectors. The study will showcase high level opportunities, main stakeholders, strategies and the value chain with the focus on the emirates of Dubai and Abu Dhabi. It will provide […]
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Latest news

14.05.2024
Transport and Logistic Services of Saudi Arabia delegation visit to Finland - Recap
On a sunny day in Helsinki, the Finnish Intelligent Transportation Association had the privilege of hosting a distinguished delegation from Saudi Arabia, led by His Excellency Eng. Saleh Aljasser, Minister of Transport for the Ministry of Transport and Logistic Services. The event took place at the historic Katajanokka Hotel chapel and featured a series of […]
Mein Schiff 1, the first in a family of seven cruise ships built for TUI Cruises by Meyer Turku, embarked on its maiden journey in 2018.
30.04.2024
Charting a Greener Course: Finnish Leaders in the Global Shipping Industry’s Eco-Revolution
Meyer Turku debuts methanol-ready cruise ship; Wärtsilä sets new standards in Chinese shipbuilding; NIT wins recognition for ship interior carbon footprint calculator. Finnish and Estonian stakeholders in the maritime space have signed a memorandum of understanding for creating a green shipping corridor across the Gulf of Finland. Covering the routes between Helsinki and Tallinn and […]
Vapaus blog
24.04.2024
When Europe discovered Finnish mobility innovation…
The European Startup Prize for Mobility (EUSP) doesn’t seem to get enough of Finland these days. The Prize brings together EU institutions, multinational companies, national authorities, and philanthropists to jointly scout, rank, and boost Europe’s most promising clean mobility startups. In its 5th edition, the Prize recognized Finnish Vapaus among its Gold winners, a second […]
VIRTA IS COMMERCIALIZING SOLUTIONS
02.02.2024
Electrifying the Grid: How VIRTA Transforms Electric Cars into Virtual Power Plants
Virta, a frontrunner in electric vehicle charging platforms, collaborates with Business Finland, benefitting from innovation funding and loans for its R&D efforts. Now entering a phase of swift international growth, Virta’s latest endeavor aims to integrate EV batteries into the power grid, addressing the surging need for energy flexibility. Virta’s Grid Innovation: Revolutionizing Energy Balance […]