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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...
Country:
  • Finland
Sector / Industry:
  • Manufacturing of machinery and equipment
  • Other
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
Type:
  • Guides, handbooks, information material
Language:
  • English
  • Finnish
  • Swedish

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...
Country:
  • Finland
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resources:
  • Waste
Type:
  • Calculators
Language:
  • English
  • Finnish

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...
Country:
  • Finland
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resources:
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
Type:
  • Financial support
Language:
  • Finnish

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...
Country:
  • Finland
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resources:
  • Materials
  • Waste
Type:
  • Financial support
Language:
  • Finnish

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...
Country:
  • Finland
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resources:
  • Energy
Type:
  • Financial support
Language:
  • English
  • Finnish

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...
Country:
  • Finland
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
Type:
  • Financial support
Language:
  • English
  • Finnish
  • Swedish

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...
Country:
  • Finland
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
Type:
  • Best practices
  • Consultancy/one to one consultations
  • Guides, handbooks, information material
Language:
  • Finnish

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...
Country:
  • Finland
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
Type:
  • Guides, handbooks, information material
  • Self assessment and benchmarking tools
Language:
  • Finnish

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 ...
Country:
  • Finland
Sector / Industry:
  • All manufacturing industries
Resources:
  • Materials
Type:
  • Guides, handbooks, information material
Language:
  • English

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...
Country:
  • Finland
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
Type:
  • Guides, handbooks, information material
Language:
  • English
  • Finnish

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...
Country:
  • Finland
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
Type:
  • Guides, handbooks, information material
Language:
  • Finnish

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...
Country:
  • Finland
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
Type:
  • Guides, handbooks, information material
Language:
  • English
  • Finnish