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Helsinki 21.11.2023

Sense-making workshop — Exploring EU Regulations' Impact on Businesses on industry sectors

Address: Team Finland House, Porkkalankatu 1, Helsinki


The event is full. 


Further Information

Marika Ollaranta
Head of Decarbonizing Industries, RRF
marika.ollaranta (at)


Helena Sarén
Head of Zero Carbon Future Mission
helena.saren (at)

How to create new business out of EU regulation? How does EU regulation effects your existing business?  Join our sense-making workshop about EU regulation and sustainability! The event is targeted for Finnish industrial companies who want to learn more about EU-regulations and understand what to take into consideration and how the regulations can generate new business opportunities. Warmly welcome!

Get inspired by our key-note speaker Lisa Lang, Director Policy & EU Affairs Orchestrator at EIT Climate KIC.  Lisa was recently listed as one of the Top 100 Innovators and Sustainability Thought Leaders by Vogue Business.  

The workshop discusses EU-regulation through specific Finland-lenses providing valuable insights for the Finnish companies. The workshop includes a concrete sense-making exercise on Restoration law regulation that will focus on forestry, agriculture, and energy sectors.  

The workshop consist of:

  • Introduction to EU policy making & frameworks and how it effects EU & international markets and companies.
  • Outlook for upcoming European Parliament election, new setup of European Commission and how it will affect EU/international markets and companies
  • Networking lunch during which there is an opportunity to discuss with Lisa

Preliminary agenda

09.30-10.00 Registration & coffee
10.00-10.05 Opening words by Marika Ollaranta, Head of Decarbonizing Industries, RRF
10.05-10.15 Setting the scene: Green transition and the EU, Helena Sarén, Head of Zero Carbon Future Mission
10.15-11.15 Policy workshop by Lisa Lang, Director Policy & EU Affairs Orchestrator, EIT Climate Kic*
11.15-11.45 Q&A
11.45-12.00 Case study by Pirkka Frosti, CEO & Founder, Ioxio
12.00-13.30 Networking lunch
*EIT CLIMATE KIC has 15 years’ experience and portfolio of implementation of climate change & innovation policies and a direct mandate from the European Commission.