EU energy ministers to decide on proposals to tighten energy efficiency and renewable energy targets

23.6.2022 10.28
Council´s Berlaymont building in Brussels
The EU energy ministers will meet at a Council meeting in Luxembourg on 27 June 2022. They aim to reach a general approach on the tightening of the Energy Efficiency Directive and the Renewable Energy Directive as part of the Fit for 55 package. Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä will represent Finland at the meeting.

Four European innovation hubs to be established in Finland

22.6.2022 15.10
From the seven Finnish candidates for European Digital Innovation Hubs (EDIH), the European Commission has selected four for further development. Hubs are service clusters that support SMEs in their digital renewal, in particular.

Comments requested on report on security of supply 

22.6.2022 14.01
Mies katsoo lentokonetta lentokentällä
Rapid changes in the operating environment in recent years have brought security of supply and preparedness into the forefront of social discourse. The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment is currently preparing a report on security of supply, which will define the key policies for its development until 2030.

Talent Boost website offers current information about promotion of immigration of experts

29.6.2022 10.42
Finland needs immigration of skilled workforce to strengthen the growth conditions of companies and to ensure the functioning and wellbeing of society. Up-to-date information about the Talent Boost programme which promotes education-based and work-based immigration will be available on the new website. The purpose of the website is to describe the Talent Boost network’s practical work and to serve all those involved in the network as well as others interested in the programme.

New data model helps discover causes of labour market mismatch

22.6.2022 8.29
Two cookers work in a large kitchen.
The labour market roadmap project aims to improve the match between jobs and workers. The data model built in the project uses data in more diverse ways than before. In this way, the special characteristics of different sectors can be considered in more detail in order to create a more accurate picture of the types of open vacancies, labour reserves and occupational differences. 

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Government employment measures and their impacts

Government employment measures and their impacts

During its current term, the Government will take employment measures that bolster the economy, aimed at achieving an employment-generating impact amounting to 80,000 new jobs.

Government employment measures and their impacts

Sustainable Growth Programme for Finland

Sustainable Growth Programme for Finland

The Sustainable Growth Programme boosts competitiveness, investment, research, development and innovation, as well as measures to raise skill levels. On our website you can find information on funding that the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment and the government agencies under its purview provide to companies, including calls for applications. 

Sustainable Growth Programme in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

Talent Boost

Talent Boost

The objective of the Government’s joint Talent Boost programme is to make Finland more attractive to international talents and to channel the expertise of international talents already in Finland to support growth, internationalisation and innovation in Finnish companies.

Talent Boost -programme

Ministry

Ministry

Ministry

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment creates the conditions for economically, socially and ecologically sustainable growth. It comes from skilled people in high-quality jobs, productivity growth and increasing employment.

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Government agencies, companies and funds of MEAE Group

Government agencies, companies and funds of MEAE Group

The MEAE Group comprises seven government agencies, 15 Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment, 15 Employment and Economic Development Offices, five companies plus three funds.

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Ministers

Tuula Haatainen
Tuula Haatainen
Minister of Employment
Mika Lintilä
Mika Lintilä
Minister of Economic Affairs