Ministers Haatainen and Sarkkinen to meet EU Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights Schmit in Helsinki on 6–7 October

5.10.2022 15.29
Kasvokuvissa komissaari Nicolas Schmit, työministeri Tuula Haatainen sekä sosiaali- ja terveysministeri Hanna Sarkkinen
Komissaari Nicolas Schmit, työministeri Tuula Haatainen sekä sosiaali- ja terveysministeri Hanna Sarkkinen
Minister Hanna Sarkkinen and Commissioner Nicolas Schmit will discuss poverty reduction, promotion of mental health and income security. The meeting between Minister Tuula Haatainen and Commissioner Schmit will address current issues related to working life, such as the platform economy and dialogue between the social partners.

Six clean energy projects receive close to EUR 100 million in investment aid

4.10.2022 13.59
Sustainable growth programme for Finland
On 4 October, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment made the first energy investment aid decisions under Finland’s Recovery and Resilience Plan to promote clean energy solutions. Aid was granted to six projects totalling EUR 99.8 million.

Companies and municipalities reduce annual energy consumption by 10 terawatt hours

3.10.2022 9.00
Lamppupakkaus
Between 2017 and 2021, companies and municipalities that have signed energy efficiency agreements introduced nearly 19,000 different energy efficiency measures that saved 10.3 terawatt hours of energy each year. 

Fuel subsidy for fuel oil used in mobile machinery

22.9.2022 14.00
The Government proposes on 22 September 2022 a fuel subsidy for fuel oil used in mobile machinery. The proposal would amend the Act on Fixed-Term Fuel Subsidy for Transport Companies. When the Act entered into force in September this year, Parliament issued a resolution calling for the rapid preparation of a similar subsidy for fuel oil.

Ministry of Economic Affairs receives 31 new applications for large demonstration projects on new energy technology 

20.9.2022 15.44
Biokaasulaitos
New energy technology projects may be granted investment aid that aims to speed up the introduction of new technologies and help Finland achieve the national and EU climate targets by 2030. A total of about EUR 153 million will be available for large-scale demonstration projects on new energy technology in 2022.

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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