Virtual Finland

Virtual Finland

UM012:00/2021 Development

The Virtual Finland service platform will improve Finland's competitiveness, enabling the delivery of seamless digital services from the public and private sector for different target groups coming to Finland, such as companies, employees, university students and tourists. The infrastructure built around the platform also creates opportunities for promoting the export and internationalization of Finnish companies.

Basic information In progress

Project number UM012:00/2021

Case numbers PC0RNTP0-1 , VN/20194/2022

Set by ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Term/schedule 10.3.2021 – 31.12.2022

Date of appointment 10.3.2021

Relation to the Government Programme

Marin

Strategiset kokonaisuudet Dynamic and thriving Finland

Tavoite Finland will be known as a front runner in technological advances, innovative procurement and the culture of experimentation

Action Setting up a programme to promote digitalisation with the goal of making public services available digitally to individuals and businesses

Strategiset kokonaisuudet Osaamisen, sivistyksen ja innovaatioiden Suomi

Tavoite Finland will be an internationally attractive place to study, conduct research and invest

Action Reinforcing the competitiveness of the Finnish research and scientific community and increasing the attractiveness of Finland

Action Implementing the roadmap for education-based and work-based immigration

Contact person
Jukka Kyhäräinen, Hankejohtaja
tel. +358295350884
[email protected]

Goals and results

The project will produce:
• The overall Virtual Finland concept and its strategic implementation plan
• Description of the digital service infrastructure and the architecture required for the selected service processes
• First production version of Virtual Finland platform shall be available, supporting at minimum one service process with the digital functionalities built by Virtual Finland
• Next steps for the continuation phase 2022-2025

Summary

The Virtual Finland service platform will improve Finland's competitiveness, enabling the delivery of seamless digital services from the public and private sector for different target groups coming to Finland, such as companies, employees, university students and tourists. The infrastructure built around the platform also creates opportunities for promoting the export and internationalization of Finnish companies.

Starting points

The project is linked to several entries in the Government Programme, mainly: strengthening Finland's competitiveness, promoting positive economic development and increasing cross-administrative co-operation.