EU Recovery Funds Plans in the Baltics and Finland webinar
Time: 09:00 - 11:00
Location: TEAMS (online event)
Recovery and Resilience Facility will make €672.5 billion in grants and loans available for public investment and reforms in the 27 member states. The recovery plan is expected to lead the way out of crisis, address the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, to foster the green and digital transition and to lay foundation for a modern and more sustainable Europe.
This webinar will focus on national recovery and resilience plans in the Baltics and Finland and
how these countries will allocate the resources.
The webinar is co-organized by the Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Latvia, the Finnish Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce, Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Finland, Enterprise Estonia, Investment and Development Agency of Latvia.
The event is free of charge but needs registration at latest on the 1st June 2021 here.
Teams link will be sent to the registered participants on the 2nd June 2021.
Innovative Solutions from Finland and the Baltics – to make your working place safer
COVID crisis has influenced our business and daily lives. It has put a lot of stress searching for solutions how to continue living and working under this threat. Corona has forced the companies to look for solutions in the changed reality and act quickly. In response to the pandemic challenges the companies across Finland and the Baltics brought to the daylight smart innovations and new technologies to fight COVID.
The purpose of the webinar is to introduce these innovations and technologies from Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and help businesses and people support their everyday activities using the newest innovative technologies.
Webinar „Innovations in Lithuanian construction market“ by YIT Kausta. „Technology acceleration to help companies focus on products and business “ by Solutionlab
What are innovations in YIT Kausta constructions? How it improves the wellbeing at home, at work and the environment, why YIT Kausta sales increased tremendously this year? The YIT Kausta speaker Arimantas Glebauskas will speak about it.
Marijus Vilius from the Solutionlab will tell how technology acceleration can help companies focus on products and business.
Best practices of Peikko and Paulig towards decarbonisation by eliminating CO2 emission in production
Time: 15:00 - 16:00
Paulius Bulota, general manager of Peikko Lithuania and Lea Rankinen from Paulig company will share successful stories of the company’s road towards decreasing CO2 emission in production and its effect towards decarbonisation.
Meeting with the Minister of Health
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
International Chambers of Commerce in Lithuania are welcoming you to the online meeting with the Minister of Health March 26, 11:00 o’clock.
On March 20th, 15 or more bird houses will be raised in Vilnius Vingis park under the instructions of ornithologist Gediminas Petkus who also will introduce local bird species of the park. This is the second socially responsible activity for own city of Vilnius after planting the Birch alley in the Square of Finland in Vilnius.
Online meeting with new FLCC members – TietoEvry and Deep Lead
Vesa Nissinen, the president of Deep Lead Inc. and Tomas Vitkus, Country Manager of TietoEvry will give a short tour of the companies they manage and answer our questions.
Members meeting with the Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Innovative Food Trends and Retail Opportunities in the Baltics and Finland
Time: 09:30 - 10:45
09:30 -09:35 Opening words, Ms. Anne Hatanpää, Liaison Manager, International Affairs, Finland Chamber of Commerce
09:35 – 09:45 “Eight megatrends in Nordic Baltic food systems”, Ms. Maija Kale, Adviser, Nordic Council of Ministers office in Latvia
09:45 – 09:55 Solar Foods Ltd (Finland), Dr. Pasi Vainikka, CEO and Founder
10:00 – 10:45 Panel discussion
Panel: What are sustainability trends in the food market? What are effects of innovation on sustainability and the buying processes? Is e-commerce going hand in hand with innovations? What are valuable food innovations for the future? How to connect interest groups and countries in promoting innovative food products?
Moderator: Mr. Mika Kukkurainen, Managing partner, Nordic FoodTech VC
Ms. Mariell Toiger, Marketing Director, Paulig Group, Ms. Piret Lankots, Sustainability Expert, SOK, Mr. Klavs Berzins, Baltic Managing Director, Fazer Bakery Baltic, Mr. Andrius Mikalauskas, CEO Barbora Baltics, Maxima Group Maxima and Ms. Liene Perija, Digital Development Director, Rimi Baltic Group Rimi.
Members meeting with the Ministers of the new Government
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Keeping up the yearly tradition to meet the ministers of Finance and Economy is important to the Nordic Chambers. This year the German and British Chambers are joining our event as well. On February 9 we will meet with the Minister of Finance Gintarė Skaistė and the Minister of Economy and Innovations Aušrinė Armonaitė. The event will be organized by an online Teams meeting.