On 14 January 2016 the Government adopted a decision on changes to the composition of the Board of Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation.
Rehn emphasised that issues relating to the Olkiluoto 3 project, its timetable and possible economic responsibilities, are to be dealt by the companies involved in the project. – The Finnish Government has no need or possibility to issue guidelines to private companies, Rehn said.
In its report published on 21 January 2016, the working group set up by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy proposes that the Natural Gas Market Act be reformed and the wholesale and retail natural gas market be gradually opened to competition.
Maria Kaisa Aula, L.Soc.Sc., will start to examine ways to reduce unemployment. She will review different actors' views of how employers could hire unemployed people and how unemployed people could find work or set up a business more easily.