FDI Barometer: International companies want to keep growing in Finland
Even during the Covid-19 pandemic, international companies operating in Finland were hard at work planning to expand local operations. Over half (57%) of foreign affiliates had plans to expand operations or make new investments in Finland in 2020-2022.
Join the forerunners in connectivity – roadmapping the 6G mobile
Business Finland is attending the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona together with Finnish companies. Welcome to network and enjoy tasty tapas and drinks while listening a keynote speech about world-leading 6G R&D and a case example about public safety.
FDI Barometer: FDI continues to drive well-being and innovation in Finland
More than half of foreign-owned companies surveyed have considered expanding their operations in Finland in the past two years. What’s more, nearly half of these companies are planning to hire more personnel in 2023.
4 bn EUR investment planned into a green steel plant in Inkoo, Finland
Norwegian company Blastr Green Steel (Blastr) is planning to establish a green steel plant with an integrated hydrogen production facility in Inkoo, Finland. Blastr has entered into a Letter of Intent with Nordic energy company Fortum that provides Blastr exclusive rights to utilize an existing industrial site located in Inkoo. The four-billion-euro investment is expected to create up to 1,200 direct jobs in the operations phase. The production is planned to start by end of 2026.
Finnsanity in action
Who knew that November in Helsinki could be so cool & hot – and that Finns have become so savvy in marketing, wonders long-time SLUSH-goer, entrepreneur and author Roman Kikta.
Slush startup event, or rather a festival, gathered top int’l media
Slush 2022 (November 17-18) welcomed visitors to “The Break of Dawn”. Light might be scarce in November in Finland, but the atmosphere at Slush was certainly energetic and festival-like as if a new era would be starting and shaping the future for the better. According to the largest Finnish daily newspaper Helsingin Sanomat, Slush 2022 might have been the best Slush ever.