May 18-19, 2017

Smart City Export Training in Helsinki, Finland
Focus on environmental challenges in the US West Coast and Mexico
Cleantech, Smart Water, Waste Management, Air Quality


Finnish, Swedish and Estonian SMEs,

Learn about export opportunities in the US and Mexican markets with focus cleantech, smart water, waste management and air quality. Join the next Smart City training session in Helsinki, May 18-19.

Meclu, Mechelininkatu 1 A, Helsinki, Finland
PRICE: Free of charge when registering
SIGNUP: Follow this link, please register by May 10


10:00 Welcome coffees and registration

10:30-12:15 Training Sessions

 Global Environmental opportunities in smart cities, Sitra
Need for Partners with Water Expertise, Finnish Water Forum
Exporting Cleantech solutions- advise and examples, Finpro
Creating home market references –air quality case study, Helsinki Metropolitan Smart & Clean Foundation
Export ecosystems and exporting Olympics knowhow, Helsinki Business Hub

12:15 Lunch

13:00 “Focus on California”

Opportunities in cleantech and water business in California, Gaia Consulting
Doing business in the USA, Select USA
Challenges and Practical example cases – 3 SMEs tell their stories
Seizing business opportunities in the USA, Gaia Consulting

15:00 “Focus on Mexico”

Opportunities in water, waste management, energy in Mexico, Advion Group
Doing business in Mexico, Embassy of Mexico
Challenges and Practical example cases –  1 SME tells its story
Exporting Smart City solutions – how to cooperate with SME2GO

16:30 Wrapping up and move to the hotels

18:30-21:00 Visit to Smart Kalasatama
Kalasatama is an experimental innovation platform by Forum Virium where companies are able to to co-create smart urban infrastructure solutions and services

Networking dinner


08:45 Site visit: Kemira
This visit will focus on potable and waste water treatment and Kemira will explain about their operations abroad.

 10:45 Site visit: Bioruukki Piloting facilities.
The Bioruukki Ecosystem is a unique innovation and demonstration platform for bio- and circular economy businesses

12:30 Lunch

13:15 Partnering event / opportunity for 1-to-1 meetings

15:00 Event ends


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Looking forward to see you in Helsinki in May!

The SME2GO team