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28.04.2015

Paatero and Vapaavuori on the new Hetzner Online data centre: Government investments yield results

On 28 April, German company Hetzner Online AG announced its plans to situate a new data centre in Finland. Moreover, the company is now investing in the ongoing Cinia project to construct a submarine cable connection to Europe. According to Minister of Economic Affairs Jan Vapaavuori, the government has made long‑term efforts to attract the data centre to Finland.


27.04.2015

The Global Cleantech Summit 2015 offers a forum for the sustainable world

The Global Cleantech Summit 2015 to be organized in Helsinki in September provides an international discussion and innovation forum for the global challenges of today: How to mitigate the impacts of climate change and the other pressing environmental concerns? How to succeed and take effective steps towards a better future with clean technologies?


24.04.2015

The issuance of permits for Talvivaara mine an important step forward

The parties aim at closing the transaction as quickly as possible, with the expectation for the closing to take place during the summer 2015. In addition to the granted permits the necessary steps still to be finalized include the provision of the necessary regulatory permits and the final decisions concerning the committed financing.


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28.04.2015 Paatero and Vapaavuori on the new Hetzner Online data centre: Government investments yield results

On 28 April, German company Hetzner Online AG announced its plans to situate a new data centre in Finland. Moreover, the company is now investing in the ongoing Cinia project to construct a submarine cable connection to Europe. According to Minister of Economic Affairs Jan Vapaavuori, the government has made long‑term efforts to attract the data centre to Finland.

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24.04.2015 The issuance of permits for Talvivaara mine an important step forward

The parties aim at closing the transaction as quickly as possible, with the expectation for the closing to take place during the summer 2015. In addition to the granted permits the necessary steps still to be finalized include the provision of the necessary regulatory permits and the final decisions concerning the committed financing.

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15.04.2015 Meyer becomes 100% owner of Turku shipyard

The Meyer family, operating the shipbuilding company Meyer Werft in Germany, and the Finnish State acquired Turku shipyard from STX Europe in September 2014. It was agreed that Meyer had a call option to buy FII’s minority stake (30%) in the shipyard. Meyer has now decided to further invest in Turku shipyard using the call option.

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01.04.2015 Ministers Räty and Vapaavuori: Investment in health care research and innovations bring results

Finland wants to be in the front line when health care is developed with the help of genome information. The collaboration of Auria Biobank and Bayer will significantly speed up the emergence of more precise medicines onto the market. For citizens this means better and more individual treatment.

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19.03.2015 Jari Gustafsson appointed as Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy as of 1 October 2015

On 19 March 2015, the Government appointed Jari Gustafsson as Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy. The five-year term will begin on 1 October 2015. Erkki Virtanen, who has been the Ministry's Permanent Secretary since the establishment of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy will retire in the autumn.

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22.05.2015 14:40Heikki Vesa: Financing by Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment to SMEs that aim for internationalization

Heikki VesaOnly a small share of the Finnish SMEs engage directly in export operations. In many cases, however, internationalisation may be the only way for the enterprises to grow. Promoting internationalisation is highly important with regard to employment as well. 

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