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Helsinki 29.3.2022

Iceland–Finland business seminar

Attendance to the seminar is free of charge, however, it requires a registration via the link below by 28 March.


Further information

Ms. Birta Kristin Helgadottir
Director of Green by Iceland, Business Iceland
tel: +354 896 9770
birta (at)

Ms. Hanna-Leena Harma
Manager, Delegations, Business Finland
tel: +358 40 7288 730
hanna-leena.harma (at)

Iceland and Finland celebrate the 75-year anniversary of their diplomatic relations in 2022. A business delegation led by Iceland's Minister for Foreign Affairs Ms. Thórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörd Gylfadóttir will visit Finland at the end of March as part of the anniversary celebrations.

The Embassy of Iceland, Business Iceland and Business Finland are delighted to invite you to attend a Business Seminar on Tuesday, 29 March, 2022 at 08:30 – 12:30 at the Team Finland House, Porkkalankatu 1, 00180 Helsinki. The seminar focuses on energy and green solutions with specific focus on green industrial parks.


08:30 - 09:00 Registration and coffee

09:00 - 09:05 Welcoming words
Mr. Tuukka Vainio, Account Lead, Business Finland

09:05 - 09:15 Opening remarks
Minister for Foreign Affairs Ms. Thórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörd Gylfadóttir

09:10 - 09:20 Opening remarks
Mr. Petri Peltonen, Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

09:20 - 09:25 Greeting remarks
Mr. Pétur Óskarsson, CEO, Business Iceland

09:25 - 09:30 Greeting remarks
Ms. Nina Kopola, Director General and CEO, Business Finland

09:30 - 09:45 Presentation by Landsvirkjun
Mr. Sigurdur Markusson, Director of Innovation

09:45 - 10:00 Presentation by ON Power
Ms. Berglind Ran Olafsdottir, CEO

10:00 - 10:15 Presentation by HS Orka
Mr. Tomas Mar Sigurdsson, CEO

10:15 - 10:55 Panel discussion on circular economy, green industrial parks and the importance of cross-border collaboration and knowledge sharing when it comes to solving the climate crisis

Mr. Kristinn Ingi Larusson, Head of Business Development, Carbfix
Mr. Ingolfur Gudmundsson, CEO, Carbon Recycling International
Mr. Sigurdur Halldorssson, CEO, Pure North
Mr. Herkko Plit, Founder and CEO, P2X Solutions
Ms. Anni Alitalo, R&D Director, Q Power

Moderator: Mr. Tuukka Vainio, Account Lead, Business Finland

10:55 - 11:00 Closing remarks
Mr. Tuukka Vainio, Account Lead, Business Finland

11:00 - 12:30 Networking luncheon

Company profiles of the Icelandic participants can be found on the event website.

We are looking forward to your participation!