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Support programmes (15)

Circular Economy Playbook for SMEs

Sitra's circular economy business models for the manufacturing industry (Playbook) is tailored to Finnish companies and SMEs, and gives examples in four sub-sectors: Machinery & Equipment; Marine...

Sector / Industry:
  • Manufacturing of machinery and equipment
  • Other
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste

Petra Waste Benchmarking

Petra Waste Benchmarking is a tool designed to follow up and estimate waste generated in companies and public organisations. Petra also calculates greenhouse gas emission caused by waste. The results...

Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Waste

Material Audit Aid

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment in Finland provides subsidies to SMEs, large companies and municipalities implementing material audits. The funding covers maximum 40 % of the work and...

Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste

Business Finland - Programes and services

Tekes is the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation and offers programmes and initiatives to help businesses and public research units develop new know-how, build networks and increase their impact in...

Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste

Tekes Energy aid

Business Finland offers energy aid or grants to climate- and environment-friendly investment and investigation projects that promote: 
1) the production or use of renewable energy 
2) stimulate...

Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Energy

Funding for SMEs and midcap companies

TBusiness Finland is the most important publicly funded expert organisation for financing research, development and innovation in Finland. Business Finalnd offers funding and support for SMEs...

Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste

Circular economy case studies for SMEs

Case studies on advanced industrial symbiosis between companies aimed at helping regional SMEs make better use of waste streams, secondary raw materials, excess energy, spare room, etc. either by...

Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste

Resource efficiency and industrial symbiosis...

A service aimed at boosting regional SMEs by helping them better understand the potential uses of side and waste streams. The SME completes the survey (interview) to gain a better picture of its...

Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste

Circular Material Library

A library containing physical material samples and a digital database of their mechanical and thermal properties, for example. The focus is on recycled materials produced in the region or those ...

Sector / Industry:
  • All manufacturing industries
Resource category:
  • Materials

Network creation

Kouvola Innovation works to promote the circular economy in Finland according to the needs of local companies, the community and its residents, while considering the opportunities and potential...

Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste

Advisory services for resource efficiency

Guidance about resource efficiency including information on available services, tools and financing in Finland. One key aim at Kouvola Innovation is to help local companies come up with new circular...

Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste

Support for industrial symbiosis

Kouvola Innovation in Finland develops new expertise, brings players together and builds networks that implement circular economy solutions. Support for the creation of industrial symbiosis, data...

Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste