Looking for new business opportunities abroad? Join a Team Finland high-level business delegation to the country where you want to do business
Finpro organizes high-level business delegation visits for Finnish companies in cooperation with other Team Finland partners. The goal of these visits is to open doors, create contacts and improve networks for you in markets, which are of interest to you.
These business delegations are normally invited to join the high-level visits of the President of the Republic, the Prime Minister of Finland or Finnish government ministers as well as high-level officials from various ministries. By participating in delegations, you can foster your internationalization strategy by building and reinforcing relationships with partners and decision-makers in the country where you want to do business. In addition, there are opportunities for positive media coverage both in Finland and in the country you are visiting, creating awareness for your company.
Interested? Below is a list of the high-level delegation visits we have planned for the early part of 2018. Click the links on the side to sign up for more information on a specific delegation.
Team Finland visit to the Republic of Tunisia and to the Kingdom of Morocco on 21-26 January 2018
Team Finland visit to Tunisia and Morocco
on 21-26 January 2018
Waste management & waste to energy as well as Water treatment (pure & waste) offer business opportunities for Finnish companies
Travel to Tunisia and Morocco with Mr. Kimmo Tiilikainen, Minister of the Environment, Energy and Housing to explore new business opportunities.
Interested? Click the tab below and register by 21 November 2017 and read more about the detailed practical information, costs involved and the program.
Why should your company go to Tunisia and Morocco?
In Tunisia, the most pressing current issues in the environmental sector are in the fields where there is leading Finnish expertise. Waste management and water treatment are growth sectors in the Tunisian modernization projects with funding opportunities from the EU as well as International Development Banks.
A Memorandum of Understanding between Finland and Tunisia in the field of environmental cooperation offers a platform to support Finnish businesses in finding opportunities, partnerships and funding.
Finnish cleantech services and solutions can find demand in Morocco that aims to produce 52% of its energy needs through renewable energy by 2030.
Rapidly expanding cities with little urban planning create demand for improved waste management across Morocco. The management of the 80 million m3 of domestic liquid waste generated each year remains a serious issue. Hazardous waste from industrial and medical sources is a serious environmental and health risk due to lacking capacity of hazardous waste treatment and disposal plants. Regarding future investments, Morocco is planning to build 27 new waste treatment and sorting facilities.
Morocco's natural water resources are estimated to be among the lowest in the world, and the phreatic groundwater is draining off with an alarming rate of 860 million m3 per year. Morocco needs to develop further efficiency of water use, since agriculture alone engulfs 88% of the country's water resources. LEARN MORE
To cover the expenses, Finpro will charge a participation fee for arrangements in Tunisia and Morocco on 21–26 January 2018:
- Micro businesses and SMEs: EUR 1660 + 24% VAT per person
- Major companies: EUR 1950 + 24% VAT per person
Finpro will invoice the participation fee after the visit based on the actual costs. The invoiced fee will not exceed the amounts mentioned above. LEARN MORE
For more information please contact:
- Mr. Risto Huhta-Koivisto, Bioeconomy, Head of Industry, Finpro,
+358 40 343 3347
- Mr. Pablo Sanz, Senior Advisor, Finpro Spain, +34 606 467 247
- Ms. Erna Takala, Project Coordinator, Business and Media Delegations, +358 50 511 4502
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- Team Finland visit to South Africa on 11-16 March 2018
- Team Finland visit to Mexico on 12-14 March 2018
- Team Finland visit to Japan on 10-13 April 2018
- Team Finland visit to the USA (Chicago) on 1-2 May 2018
- Team Finland visit to China on 16-18 May 2018