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1 Green Net Finland and Finnish Cleantech Cluster Lauri Hietaniemi Managing Director / Green Net Finland

2 Finnish Cleantech Cluster Green Net Finland Green Net Finland is a network organization of environmental companies and public sector organizations about 60 member organizations (companies, municipalities, universities, research centers ) triple helix model important on environmental technology Purpose is to create new business opportunities for members by strengthening and expanding network cooperation and by promoting environmental projects and expertise.

3 Finnish Cleantech Cluster Green Net Finland Objectives: Identification and preparation of high quality projects by implementing strategies in chosen focus areas New business opportunities Project financing expertise Professional project management National and international networking and cooperation in the environmental field Two main focus areas: Urban energy efficiency Environmental monitoring

4 Finnish Cleantech Cluster Recent projects SAVE ENERGY EU project aimed at saving energy in public buildings (5 M ) Business from the Innovation Pipeline Commercialization of Cleantech innovations (EAKR, 2,5 M ) Envitori- Establishing national environmental monitoring market place (Tivit/Tekes, 2M ) Fennopol Action plan for the cooperation between Finland and Poland in the area of environmental technologies and innovation systems Nordic Environmental Technology Solutions (NETS and Nordclean) promoting nordic cleantech (cooperation with Finland, Sweden, Danmark and Norway) Also projects in the area of distributed energy generation, electric vehicles etc.

5 Finnish Cleantech Cluster Centre of Expertise Programme (OSKE) Green Net is implementing the National Centre of Expertise Programme (OSKE) in the field of environmental technology (urban energy efficiency and environmental monitoring) within the Helsinki Region together with Culminatum Ltd Oyj OSKE programme is a fixed term governmental programme ( ) Since Green Net has prepared projects with a volume M

6 Finnish Cleantech Cluster Centre of Expertise Programme (OSKE) The programme promotes the utilization of the highest h international ti standard d of knowledge and expertise that exists in the different regions. OSKE represents the Government s view on how to improve regional competitiveness in line with national and European policies to reach global markets The National Programme involves 13 national Clusters of Expertise and 21 regional Centres of Expertise Green Net is most important business catalyst on Helsinki area in chosen focus areas working on OSKE and SHOKs (Tivit and Cleen)

7 Finnish Cleantech Cluster Finnish Cleantech Cluster Finland has around 1,300 Cleantech enterprises, many of which h operate internationally. The cluster currently comprises around 200 companies, mainly SMEs. The Cleantech Cluster helps Finnish Cleantech companies to establish contacts with international markets. The Finnish Cleantech Cluster is made up of the four most notable Centres of Expertise within the Cleantech sector in Finland; Kuopio, Lahti, Oulu, and Helsinki (Green Net Finland) and the surrounding areas.

8 Finnish Cleantech Cluster Finnish Cleantech Cluster Each of the four Centres of Expertise specializes in different aspects of Cleantech expertise and strive to promote the growth and internationalization of the associated businesses. The four Centres of Expertise cover around 60 percent of Finland's cleantech business and 80 percent of cleantech research.

9 Finnish Cleantech Cluster Finnish Cleantech strongholds Subsector Greater Helsinki strongholds Additional areas ofstrength 1. Renewable energy 2. Energy efficiency 1 Biomass based energy 9 Wind power technology 10 Power electronics 11 Smart grid technology 3. Recycling and waste management 4. Water management 5. Clean processes 6. Clean transport 7. Environmental monitoring 8. Environmental protection 9. Consulting and engineering services 2 Water management 3 Pulp and paper industry clean pr. 4 Metal industry clean processes 5 Combined heat and power 6 Biofuels 7 Weather measurement 8 Air quality monitoring 12 Metals recycling 13 Waste management 14 Fuel cells 15 Consumer energy storage 16 Ship power solutions 17 Electric vehicle technology 18 Indoor air protection 19 Particulate filtration 20 Cleantech consultancy

10 Finnish Cleantech Cluster Cleantech combines many positive drivers Climate change Sustainable development Clean water Societies Environment Biodiversity Peak oil Companies Individuals Social requirements Cleantech Energy Energy security Green funds Investments Innovations Capital reallocation New business models Technological advances Scientific progress

11 VALUE CHAIN CO OMPANIES RESEAR RCH NETWORKS Finnish Cleantech Cluster Environmental monitoring areas and key organizations Environmental parameter Information management, Communication of information measurement/monitoring processing and delivery to end user/public Measurement equipment Measurement technloogy Sintrol Dust monitors Transmission, storage, processing Standardization Vaisala Weather measurement products and solutions Applications from meteorology to defense sector SyncronTech Time relevant information Warning systems Medixine Information systems and data storages E services for health care and wellness Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) Public and commercial weather services, wide ranging research on the Earth s atmosphere University of Helsinki Aerosol particles and weather measurements research with FMI and Vaisala Finnish Environment Institute Research and development, monitoring and especially information systems CLEEN Oy Strategic centres for science, technology and innovation (SHOK) TIVIT Oy The Centre of Expertise Programme (OSKE): Green Net, Helsinki kiregion

12 Finnish Cleantech Cluster Useful links Green Net Finland tfi fi/ /i d h /M i Centre of Expertise Programme - The Finnish Cleantech Cluster - Marja-Vantaa project - p p An article in Helsinki Times about Finnish Cleantech: finland actively promotes cleantech-sector.html

13 Creating and Developing Cleantech Business Locally and Globally

14 The Finnish Cleantech Cluster Branches Kuopio Creating business with top research in environmental health and informatics. Lahti Developing and internationalizing business operations for cleantech companies. Oulu Developing business in water purification and catalytic air purification and opening doors to global markets. Uusimaa Combining ICT with environmental monitoring and energy efficiency in urban areas.

15 Cleantech Cluster Kuopio Kuopio Creating business with top research in environmental health and informatics. The most important national initiative of the cleantech cluster in Kuopio is a network of organisations that together hope to curb climate change, to improve air quality, and to promote better health. Other initiatives in Kuopio relate to environmental informatics, sensors, water knowhow, and health and safety in indoor environments.

16 Cleantech Cluster Kuopio Kuopio focus areas Environmental health and safety Environmental risk assessment Environmental informatics and monitoring

17 Cleantech Cluster Lahti Lahti focus areas Cleantech venture capital International market entries to developing markets Cleantech invest in services Technological focus areas Recycling waste management Recycling, waste management Energy efficiency Material efficiency

18 Cleantech Cluster Lahti Venture capital for cleantech Business Development and Financial Advisory Service Promote growth of Finnish cleantech growth companies by offering well-defined d solutions for new business development, increasing awareness and networking with cleantech investors

19 Cleantech Cluster Oulu Oulu focus areas Water technology business and research Air purification technologies Eco-efficiency Renewable energy

20 Cleantech Cluster Oulu Centre of Expertise in the Water Industry Cluster A centre of expertise to promote co-operation within industry Goal is to establish new products to both domestic and international market Open network of research institutions and companies R&D projects for companies and municipal water suppliers and also financing their projects and consultation ti in different projects within industry.

21 Cleantech Cluster Oulu SKYPRO Clean Air Cluster A program designed to make Oulu region a world class center of clean air know how High standard of know how on volatile organic compound incinerating Motor vehicle exhaust emission reduction Goal to implement scientific research results into products and technologies Goal to set up a research center Oulu Innovation

22 Cleantech Cluster Uusimaa Uusimaa focus areas Environmental Monitoring Energy Efficiency in Urban Areas

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