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Low carbon solutions for the built environment

The export program focuses on decarbonizing the built environment throughout the life cycle, from planning to maintenance.

About program

For Finnish companies, the program offers go-to-market activities in selected target markets and events, such as business matchings, brand creation events, ministry delegations, and market study webinars. The program launches funding calls to promote technologies, services and operating models that mitigate climate change and support decarbonizing of the built environment whilst increasing productivity. Read more about Business Finland funding and program's innovation funding call. 

For global audience, the program offers knowledge about Finnish innovations and proven solutions that can help in reaching the ambitious climate targets and as a result create competitive edge.

The program collaborates with other programs and Team Finland.

Focus areas of low carbon built environment

Finland is leading the way to a Zero carbon future by boosting new innovations and long-term business opportunities globally. Since the built environment's emissions are massive, producing more sustainable solutions is vital to reach the global emission targets and limit global warming to 1,5 °C degrees. Finland has expertise and solutions for the whole life cycle of building.

  • Energy efficient solutions and optimization of energy use
  • Low Carbon Building Materials
  • Digital design, construction and operation processes
  • Data and tools for managing both the built environment lifecycle and smooth everyday life

Program status

Since kicking off the program in March 2022, we've completed the following: 

  • Six customer workshops organized for offering companies to get info and give feedback
  • Global Market Study and markets prioritized by study and customer discussions
  • Market Studies and Market Study Webinars produced and presented for the offering companies
  • Markets covered: Japan, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, UK, USA, France, Germany, Spain, Australia, Austria, Colombia, United Arab Emirates, South-Korea, Brazil, Chile and Saudi Arabia.
    • H2/22-H1/23 13pcs market studies
    • H2/23 8pcs market studies
    • 22pcs trade missions in total

Customer feedback collected from each Market Study and Trade Mission and development steps taken accordingly

Digital Marketing Lead Generation

  • The objective is to reach bigger audiences, build awareness and generate quality business leads for offering companies in selected markets
  • H1/23 Completed: 6 market specific, individual campaign pilots executed to collect data and learnings
  • H2/23 One comprehensive master campaign concept in 5 markets

Contact us

Head of program

Kari Laine

+358 504449151
Project coordinator

Tessa Eronen