Business Finland is a business organisation consisting of a funding centre that provides internationalisation and financing services for companies and a company that implements customer functions. It was created by the merger of Finpro, a provider of internationalisation services, and Tekes, a technology financier, at the start of 2018.
The Kuopio Water Cluster (KWC) focuses on research, development, and innovation in the water sector in Northern Savo. The cluster offers a one-stop shop for rapid product development, testing, and commercialisation services for companies in the water engineering sector.
The Oulu water cluster was established in 2016 and has 80 members, 40 of which are SMEs, 20 are large enterprises, and 10 are research organisations/universities/technology centres. The water cluster offers new, cutting-edge solutions to tackle the challenges in the water sector, combining top-level expertise in different fields of research and innovations, technologies, product development, and commercialisation solutions.
The Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce (FRCC) is an expert organisation focusing on trade with Russia, combining Finnish expertise and Russian opportunities. The FRCC has more than 660 member companies from Finland and Russia.
The FRCC creates business opportunities between Finland and Russia, and it offers reliable, up-to-date information about trade with Russia and the Russian business environment.