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Best practices and innovations in Finnish circular economy

Finnish cities, municipalities and regions act as circular economy innovation platforms. To share our best practices at the Helsinki-Uusimaa Circular Valley with the rest of the world, we put them all together in our handbook “Finland – Local Solutions Are Born Here”.



Helsinki-Uusimaa is the Finnish leader in Horizon Europe participation

Helsinki-Uusimaa Region has acquired over 400 million euros of EU funding from EU’s top research and innovation (R&I) funding programme Horizon Europe in 2021-23. Helsinki-Uusimaa Region has received more Horizon Europe funding than all other Finnish regions combined.



Helsinki-Uusimaa focusing on EU-level Research and Innovation

The Helsinki-Uusimaa Region is known for its activities in international research and innovation. The Region aims to strengthen its top expertise and the EU-level investments given for research, development and innovation, RDI. There is an interest to become a Regional Innovation Valley, as well.

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Chairs of Scandria Alliance gathered in Oslo

In the current changing geopolitical environment, the importance of information and experience exchange, as well as common solutions for the development of secure supply chains and sustainable transport infrastructure were emphasized by the Chairs of the Alliance.



Developing actions for TEN-T stand for better connectivity and competitiveness of Helsinki-Uusimaa 

According to current plans, the Trans-European Transport Network TEN-T will cover the entire continent by 2050. New outlines for the network are being drawn right now, and the European Council and Parliament are processing a regulation proposal. According to the view of the Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council, developing the network means strengthening the connectivity and competitiveness of our Region.