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1 Employment and Economic Development Centre for Uusimaa Maistraatinportti 2, P.O.Box 15, Helsinki tel , fax

2 Employment and Economic Development Centre T&E Centre Markku Kauneela Project Manager New Horizons in Export project Employment and Economic Development Centre for Uusimaa

3 Employment and Economic Development Centre T&E Centre for Uusimaa New Horizons in Export Project Partly funded by the EU Aim to promote and improve the skills for conducting international business Target group are the SME s in the Uusimaa region, with the intention to enlarge their business to foreign markets (esitimate 5000 SMEs) Target markets: strongly growing but challenging markets, especially Russia Services we offer: Globaali internationalisation program Training programs for international business Consultancy services for companies going international Market surveys International partnering programs Foreign trade advisory tasks

4 Employment and Economic Development Centre T&E Centre operates under the Ministry of the Employment and the Economy and is based on the combined forces of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy,the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and the Ministry of the Interior

5 There are 15 T&E Centres Finland s Employment and Economic Development Centres (T&E Centres) 1. Uusimaa, Helsinki 2. Southwest Finland, Turku 3. Satakunta, Pori 4. Häme, Lahti 5. Pirkanmaa, Tampere 6. Southeast Finland, Kouvola 7. South Savo, Mikkeli 8. North Savo, Kuopio 9. North Karelia, Joensuu 10. Central Finland, Jyväskylä 11. South Ostrobothnia, Seinäjoki 12. Swedish Ostrobothnia, Vaasa 13. Northern Ostrobothnia, Oulu 14. Kainuu, Kajaani 15. Lapland, Rovaniemi

6 T&E Centres are tasked with the promotion of business, employment and rural vitality within their region, based on the provision of advisory, training, development and financing services in issues related to labour and business. Companies product development, technology, internationalisation, business management development and financing; Entrepreneurs starting their business, company establishment counselling and other, closely related activities; Employment promotion, adult education and employment services, as well as the management of employment office activities; and Specialisation of farms, rural industries and fishery and the enhancement of their operating conditions, as well as the supervision of farm subsidies. T&E Centres are also tasked with receiving asylum seekers and promoting the integration of immigrants into society and working life.

7 3 departments of the Employment and Economic Development Centre and their main duties Employment and Entrepreneurship - implements employment policy and promotes the efficiency of the regional labour market - develops and directs local employment offices - co-ordinates education and professional development services in the region Innovations and International Business Operations - arranges business training, internationalisation and innovation services - co-ordinates branded consulting services for the local SME s Rural Development and Energy - develops rural industries with a view to improving agricultural and forestry competitiveness within the region - promotes fishery and other rural industries locally

8 We are a service centre for business and enterprises in the Uusimaa region Our objectives wide range of business activities efficient labour market vital countryside

9 Regional Business Services in the area of Uusimaa T&E Centre Employment Offices Incubators Areas of the Regional Business Services NUMMI- PUSULA KARKKILA VIHTI MÄNTSÄLÄ LAPINJÄRVI PUKKILA HYVINKÄÄ MYRSKYLÄ LILJENDAL ASKOLA JÄRVENPÄÄ NURMIJÄRVI PORNAINEN PERNAJA RUOTSIN- PYHTÄÄ TUUSULA KERAVA SAMMATTI PORVOO LOVIISA LOHJA VANTAA SIPOO KARJALOHJA KAUNIAINEN SIUNTIO ESPOO HELSINKI POHJA KIRKKO- KARJAA INKOO NUMMI TAMMISAARI Itä-Uusimaa Helsinki HANKO Hyvinkää-Riihimäki Raasepori Länsi-Uusimaa Vantaa Espoo, Kirkkonummi, Kauniainen Keski-Uusimaa

10 Our Mission The Employment and Economic Development (T&E) Centre for Uusimaa promotes sustainable growth and development, profitable business activities and an efficient labour market.

11 Our Vision The T&E Centre for Uusimaa is a well-known and respected regional actor. It is aware of the region's special features and customers' needs and works constantly to improve the quality of its activities. Online services and a comprehensive network of service points are in customers' active use. The is an effective work community which values and supports personnel's expertise and development. The T&E Centre's activities are characterized by sustainable growth, welfare and good employment. Positive development is based on viable enterprises, skilled labour, multiculturalism and internationalization. Rural areas and the archipelago provide a wide range of high-quality and responsibly produced foods and services.

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13 Our job in the Employment and Economic Development Centre is to support and advise SMEs in their development to promote enterprises technological development and help enterprises in matter related to exports and internationalization to implement regional employment policy to plan and organize job training for adults to promote agriculture and rural industries to develop fisheries to participate in and influence regional development

14 Are you planning to establish an enterprise? Ask the T&E Centre for expert assistance in establishing an enterprise training for new entrepreneurs start-up support

15 Is your enterprise looking for growth or internationalization? Ask the T&E Centre for expert assistance in development projects leadership and management training training for personnel support for growth and internationalization

16 Advice and expert services for internationalising enterprises - Globaali export analysis - Internationalisation plans - Support for starting exports - Presentation of services - Practical advice on exports - Customer support - Export ring activities

17 Enterprise training Practical and flexible in-service and supplementary business management training for SMEs Long-term seminars Short seminars Company-based training Industry-based training

18 Specialist product services for SME s1/2 ProStart, business idea evaluation and development programme TuoteStart, programme for the development of product and service ideas Kunto, business development programme Tuotto+, productivity development programme Balanssi, financing development programme Design Start, product of corporate image design PalveluTuotto, Quality and productivity development programme for service providers

19 Specialist product services for SME s (2/2) Globaali, internationalization development programme easkel, e-business development programme Monitaito, business and expertise development programme Viestinvaihto, assistance in generational transfers Myyntiteho, marketing and sales development programme PK-LTS, The Business Plan (BP), a programme for formulating a business plan for SMEs VerkostoReittaus, programme for evaluating and developing the networking capability of SMEs

20 Main Finnish public business and innovation funding partners Ministry of Employment and the Economy ( Co-ordinating body of the Finnish innovation services T&E Centres ( Tekes the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation: projects to promote innovation: from research to business (TULI-project) ( Finnvera plc- is a specialised financing company ( Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund is an independent public fund ( Finnish Industry Investment Ltd is a governmentowned investment company ( Foundation for Finnish Inventions (

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