Finland is situated in the northern hemisphere, between the latitudes 60° and 70°.
The average temperature in Helsinki on the southern coast of Finland is approximately 6°C and the seasons vary from hot summers to cold and snowy winters.
Due to the harsh weather conditions in Finland, buildings are always built with care, and special attention is paid to energy efficiency.
On an international scale, populated areas in Finland are small and situated far from each other.
The relatively long distances result in longer trips to work and to run errands.
Building and maintenance costs for the infrastructure are also high, which is a challenge to productivity and efficiency in the markets.
The Finnish innovation environment Finland offers a first-class innovation and business environment.
Starting a business is easy and straight- forward, and highly educated people in the labour market enhance opportunities, as well as public research and development funding that is available for businesses.
Finland invests more than 3.4 percent of its GDP in research and development, which makes it one of the most research intensive countries in the world.
Public R&D programmes that have an essential role in the Finnish innovation system create significant links between small and large companies, universities and research institutes...
⚛ Finland – The place to innovate.
⚛ Sustainable Urban Development.
⚛ Eco-Viikki – Finland’s first ecologically designed neighbourhood.
⚛ Reclaimed harbours become an eco-efficient living environment.
⚛ Community development facilitating sustainability.
⚛ Off the grid, carbon neutral community.
⚛ Easy living and well-designed public transport, core goals in urban planning.
⚛ Towards a carbon neutral city.
⚛ Making the impossible possible.
⚛ Sustainable Buildings.
⚛ Energy-efficient houses in a cold climate.
⚛ Green concepts in snow-white surroundings.
⚛ A nature-friendly logistics centre runs on geoenergy.
⚛ Sustainable Solutions.
⚛ Strong expertise in interdisciplinary LED applications.
⚛ New swimming pool has more under the surface.
⚛ A cool city with a smart heating system.
⚛ Better data on buildings and their environmental impact.
⚛ Finnish sustainability concepts in international markets.
⚛ Revolutionizing the urban transport.
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