State Secretary Partanen to lead a Team Finland visit to Germany

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment 9.12.2019 9.45
Press release

State Secretary Jari Partanen will lead a Team Finland visit to Germany on 9–10 December. The purpose of the visit is to intensify cooperation between Finnish and German companies particularly in the maritime industry, to promote Finnish exports to Germany, and to encourage German investment in Finland.

The purpose of the visit is to highlight Finnish know-how and promote the business and innovation projects of Finnish companies, particularly those involving smart solutions in the maritime industry.

Finland boasts a globally competitive maritime industry ecosystem which is particularly well-known for its smart, ecological solutions. The visit provides an excellent opportunity for Finnish and German companies to intensify their cooperation.

The visit will begin in Hamburg on 9 December and continues with a visit to the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg on 10 December. State Secretary will be accompanied by a business delegation with representatives from 14 companies and organisations with special competence in the maritime industry, research and digitalisation. Under-Secretary of the State Petri Peltonen will also take part in the visit.

Companies and organisations in the Team Finland delegation: Delta Cygni Labs GmbH, DS Product Service, EL & Site Oy, Gofore Oy, Holmet Oy, JTA Connection Oy, Oy NIT Naval interior Team Ltd, PipeCloud Oy/Sihy Oy, Promeco Group, Rauma Marine Construction, Space Systems Finland, Steerprop Ltd, Turku Science Park Ltd and University of Turku.

Inquiries:

Jari Partanen, State Secretary, tel. +358 295 161 054

Nina Alatalo, Special Adviser (International Affairs), Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, tel. +358 50 431 8015