Projects Cata3Pult and BBC1 signed Letter of Intent on Circular Economy collaboration 16.9.2019

Signing of the Letter of Intent (LoI) was implemented on the Meeting of Cata3Pult and BBC1 project teams in St.Petersburg chamber of commerce (SPb CC) on 16 September 2019 Cata3Pult - Finnish Russian Public Private Partnership catalyising new green business BBC1 - Business in Bioenergy and Circular Economy The Cata3Pult project aims to organize long-term [...]

Cata3Pult project: Green Net Finland and City of Lappeenranta hosted study visit of St.Petersburg experts on 5-6 September 2019

Green Net Finland designed and hosted a part of the programme within Helsinki region on 6 September 2019. We are started a day with an interactive Mini-seminar in GNF's office. Topics were: The Carbon-neutral Helsinki 2035 Action Plan (presented by Mira Jarkko, City of Helsinki), Green Net Finland network and on-going development projects (presented by [...]

RANTA project was awarded in a competition by European Commission

RANTA project, focusing on enhancing circular economy in the demolition and deconstruction processes of buildings at municipalities, has been granted the RegioStars 2019 finalist award by the European Commission. The project participated to category 4 in the competition, "Building climate-resilient cities". Altogether 199 projects from all EU member states, which all were recommended by their [...]

Invitation to ASIA-CLEAN project kick-off 12.6.2019 in Helsinki

ASIA-CLEAN project is about boosting new exports of cleantech, health and environmental technology products and services from Finland and Estonia to Asia, particularly to Northeast China and Malaysia. Come to listen what opportunities we can offer to your company. Please find the AGENDA here:Lataa Register to ASIA-CLEAN kick-off here by 10.6.2019. There is limited number [...]

Renewable Community Energy discussed on meeting of Co2mmunity Uusimaa RENCOP in Helsinki on 27.02.2019

Co2mmunity project’s Uusimaa RENCOP- expert group had it’s third face-to-face meeting in Helsinki on 27 February 2019. In the meeting, a group of 11 experts continued discussions on issues related to holistic sustainable approach in development of renewable energy systems for communal housing in Uusimaa region. The represented parties at the meeting were Green [...]

New Managing director appointed for GNF

Mr. Ilkka Aaltio (D.Sc. (Tech.)) has been appointed as Managing director of Green Net Finland. Aaltio will start in the position in 1 January 2019. The current managing director Suvi Häkämies will leave Green Net Finland on 30 November and head into new challenges. From January onwards Ilkka can be reached at and by phone +358 [...]

Meeting of Co2mmunity Uusimaa RENCOP in Helsinki on 21.11.2018

Uusimaa Co2mmunity expert RENCOP had the second face-to-face meeting in Helsinki on 21 November 2018. In the meeting, a group of 14 experts had discussions on how to help citizens in Finland to make decisions on establishment of community energy projects and how to help them to make investments into renewable energy production feasible.  [...]

Annual Strategic Planning Leaders Forum in Russia on 22-23 October 2018 – GNF among the speakers for the 4th time

It can be said that Green Net Finland (GNF) has become established speaker in the Annual Strategic Planning Leaders Forum of the Regions and Cities of Russia (“Forum Strategov”). This year the Forum is organized for the 17th time and GNF is among speakers for the 4th time. Already in 2014, St. Petersburg city [...]

GNF shared experiences in international cluster-to-cluster collaboration in the III Saint Petersburg International Cluster Conference Clusters Open Borders

The event “III SAINT PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL CLUSTER CONFERENCE CLUSTERS OPEN BORDERS, The Eurasian path” was organised in St.Petersburg on 26 April 2018. Green Net Finland (GNF) took part into panel discussion led by National research university Higher School of Economics (Ozkan Saritas and Ekaterina Islankina). This year the topic “The Eurasian path” opened a [...]

Round table on Eco- and Cleantech cluster initiatives at Baltic Sea Days in St. Petersburg’s EXPOFORUM 22 March 2018

Team from CB2East project – Suvi Häkämies and Evilina Lutfi from Green Net Finland and Sveta Silvennoinen-Hiisku from Finnish Water Forum – presented their experiences and thoughts on internationalization of cluster activities. In the focus were lessons learned from interactions and ways of implementing international public-private collaboration. One of the presented experiences was the BALTIC CLEANTECH ALLIANCE. Collegues [...]