Waste management & waste to energy as well as Water treatment (pure & waste) offer business opportunities for Finnish companies
Travel to Tunisia and Morocco with Mr. Kimmo Tiilikainen, Minister of the Environment, Energy and Housing to explore new business opportunities.
Interested? Click the tab below and register by 21 November 2017 and read more about the detailed practical information, costs involved and the program.
In Tunisia, the most pressing current issues in the environmental sector are in the fields where there is leading Finnish expertise. Waste management and water treatment are growth sectors in the Tunisian modernization projects with funding opportunities from the EU as well as International Development Banks.
A Memorandum of Understanding between Finland and Tunisia in the field of environmental cooperation offers a platform to support Finnish businesses in finding opportunities, partnerships and funding.
Finnish cleantech services and solutions can find demand in Morocco that aims to produce 52% of its energy needs through renewable energy by 2030.
Rapidly expanding cities with little urban planning create demand for improved waste management across Morocco. The management of the 80 million m3 of domestic liquid waste generated each year remains a serious issue. Hazardous waste from industrial and medical sources is a serious environmental and health risk due to lacking capacity of hazardous waste treatment and disposal plants. Regarding future investments, Morocco is planning to build 27 new waste treatment and sorting facilities.
Morocco's natural water resources are estimated to be among the lowest in the world, and the phreatic groundwater is draining off with an alarming rate of 860 million m3 per year. Morocco needs to develop further efficiency of water use, since agriculture alone engulfs 88% of the country's water resources. LEARN MORE
To cover the expenses, Finpro will charge a participation fee for arrangements in Tunisia and Morocco on 21–26 January 2018:
- Micro businesses and SMEs: EUR 1660 + 24% VAT per person
- Major companies: EUR 1950 + 24% VAT per person
Finpro will invoice the participation fee after the visit based on the actual costs. The invoiced fee will not exceed the amounts mentioned above. LEARN MORE