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Helsinki-Uusimaa European Entrepreneurial Region

Boosting Green and Digital Entrepreneurship
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With a forward-looking entrepreneurial vision, Helsinki-Uusimaa Region has been awarded with the European Entrepreneurial Region (EER) label 2021–2022. Awarded by the European Committee of the Regions, the 2021-2022 edition is centred around the theme Entrepreneurship for a Sustainable Recovery . In honour of the recognition, Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council has dedicated an EER thematic year in 2022 to promote green and digital entrepreneurship.

 

Green, digital and entrepreneurial. Be the change and join the Helsinki-Uusimaa EER network.

 

The Helsinki-Uusimaa EER Award year is implemented with multi-financing resources, including the European Regional Development Fund, the national funding for Sustainable Growth and Vitality, as well as the budget funds of the Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council.

Events

Highlights

10 days 100 Challenges is an open innovation program where participants and companies can learn new work-life skills and solve challenges together.  This time, dedicated to the EER year, the theme was Sustainability and digitalisation. Local SME’s provided challenges to multidisciplinary student teams. See more: 10Days100Challenges.fi

Picture credit: Anna Katran

On 13 May, Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council invited companies to discuss their experiences and future expectations about the journey towards sustainability and digitalisation.

Picture credits: Tuula Palaste

Towards more innovative and sustainable public procurements: aiming to create a new model of procurement that would promote innovative circular economy solutions and a more customer and market oriented approach. So far, Laurea University of Applied Sciences has conducted interviews with public procurement officials, the results of which were presented in two webinars.

Upcoming: market dialogues and co-creation workshop regarding new models.

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