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News, 10/5/2017

Finland Day on 9 November 2017 in Istanbul is the biggest commercial event of the year!

Finland celebrates the centenary of its independence in 2017. To mark the anniversary year Team Finland Turkey organizes Finland Day on the 9th of November in IstanbulLütfi Kırdar International Convention and Exhibition Center (ICEC).  

Turkish companies have a great opportunity to do business and create contacts with Finnish companies in Istanbul. During the event, we are organizing B2B-meetings, business related workshops and seminars

Register for a B2B-meeting with a Finnish company here: 

A wide range of Finnish companies will be represented at the event. They are looking for customers, partners, suppliers, retailers, subcontractors and investors in Turkey.

You will find companies in business areas such as Healthcare and Technologies, Service Design, Bioenergy, Cleantech, Concept Creation, Design, ICT, MaaS, Airport Solutions, Workspace Design, Furniture and more.

Here under you can find basic information about the companies and web links to their webpage. The Hyperlink to company webpage can be found under the company name:

  • Air0offers indoor air products. Their premium purification solutions are the result of the highest quality standards set by Finnish nature, design tradition and technological innovation.
  • Design, Cleantech, Healthcare and Technology, Airport Solutions
  • Arctic Factory  provides product and service design solutions as well as provides production services; project management, festivals, films and other productions.
  • Design
  • Benecol ® is recognized today as a global, trusted brand with a number of cholesterol-lowering foods enjoyed by millions of satisfied people in some 30 countries worldwide – people we like to think as our friends and partners in heart health.

  • Choice has roots in traditions of Finnish woodworks, Made by Choice is a new contemporary furniture company that fuses the spirit of the North with interdisciplinary creative practices. 
    Design, Bioenergy, Manufacturing: Artesanal & Industrial 

  • Entusiasmo offers the design and expertise services of Markku Piri, with wide, international and innovative experience in design and cross-cultural projects: design of home textiles, bed and bath textiles, ceramic tiles, glassware, interior design, exhibition design, event design.

  • Finn-Savotta manufactures trekking equipment, backpacks and tents over 50 years already. Established in 1955, this family enterprise has designed and manufactured products for professional and amateur outdoorsmen and women to use in demanding conditions.
    Design, Trekking Equipment / Backpacks / Tents
  • Fiskars  is a global brand bringing tools that empower people in the garden, home, office, and classroom. Fiskars serves consumers and customers around the world with globally recognised brands.
    Design, Consumer Goods (products for tabletop, giftware and interior décor; tools for use in and around the house as well as outdoors)
  • Health Innovation Village at GE is a Digital Health ecosystem hub and co-working space, that brings together the innovation, speed and agility of startups and deep domain knowledge of GE Healthcare and other larger companies.
    Healthcare, ICT
  • HUR is world-leading supplier of exercise solutions to active ageing, rehabilitation and the inclusive wellness markets. HUR’s mission is to provide the best concepts and products for lifelong srenght. HUR offers medical devices which facilitate and enforce rehabilitation.  Our computerized systems provides automated reports and possibility for individually optimised training. The overall design, modern technology, small footprint and silent easy- to- use machines products offer efficient and safe training for regular exercises, athletes, senior citizens, wheelchair users and patient in rehabilitation. 
  • Iceye's unique SAR microsatellite design allows them to efficiently operate a large constellation of satellites. This enables unprecedented access to SAR data, anywhere on the globe, at any time. Iceye's EO data and analytics services enable object detection, target tracking, activity monitoring activity and environmental conditions classification.  
    New Space/Earth Observation
  • Innovalogy Capital Management is a management consulting and financial advisory firm for private equity and institutional clients. 
    Financial Services
  • Isku is a leader in Finnish know-how, quality and industrial innovation since 1928, Isku’s goal is to provide customers with high-quality furniture while ensuring responsible production.  Isku's Office, School and Health solutions are constantly introduced to different operating environments the world over.
    Furniture Manufacturing, Design
  • KONE  is a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry that provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization, which add value to the life cycle of any building.
    Manufacturing elevators and escalators
  • Martela is one of the Nordic leaders specializing in user centric working and learning environments. We offer our customers a single point of contact for the entire workplace lifecycle - from specifying the space need to maintaining the workplace in prime condition.                                                                   Workspace Design, Furniture manufacturing
  • Merivaara  provides you with operating room equipment and integration systems, surgical tables, medical lights, stretchers, patient trolleys and hospital beds. They provide a wide range of equipment and solutions for hospitals, day surgery and health clinics, as well as for nursing homes and home care.  TBC
    Healthcare and Health Technologies
  • Metsä Woodprovides competitive and environmentally friendly wood products for construction, industrial customers and distributor partners. We manufacture laminated veneer lumber and plywood products from northern wood, a sustainable raw material of premium quality. Our sales in 2016 were EUR 0.5 billion, and we employ about 1,500 people. Metsä Wood is part of Metsä Group. Bioeconomy, Forestry & Wood Products
  • M-Files M-Files provides a next generation intelligent information management platform that improves business performance by helping people find and use information more effectively. Unlike traditional enterprise content management (ECM) systems, M-Files unifies systems, data and content across the organization without disturbing existing systems and processes or requiring data migration. M-Files breaks down silos by delivering an in-context experience for accessing and leveraging information that resides in any system and repository, including network folders, SharePoint, file sharing services, ECM systems, CRM, ERP and other business systems and repositories.  
  • Muotohiomo is a design agency offering service design, workshops, design consultation, interior architecture, graphic design, industrial design and digital media solutions.
    Design, Service Design, Industrial design knowhow
  • Nokia  is a global technology leader. From the enabling infrastructure for 5G and the Internet of Things, to emerging applications in virtual reality and digital health, they are shaping the future of technology to transform the human experience.
    ICT, Health Technologies
  • OMUUS  We know how to design aspirational products that stand out.  We help our clients to be forerunners on a rapidly changing market. We not only make beautiful products for people to fall in love with, but often transform the culture and business of our clients.  Would you like to know what people love tomorrow?
    Design, ICT, Consumer Goods
  • OP is Finland's largest financial services group. It provides its customers with the best loyalty benefits and the most extensive and diversified range of banking, investment and insurance services.
    Design, MaaS
  • Pentagon Design, founded in 1996, is one of the leading Nordic design agencies. They create holistic concepts resulting in user-driven products, packaging, spaces, services and brand experiences that generate delight for consumers and value for clients.  
  • Pentagon Insight offers collaborative concept creation & service design, concept validation & development, organizational & partner engagement
  • RePack is a returnable and reusable packaging service that brings people back to your store. RePack is an all-inclusive service that comes with a global returns and reward system.
  • Seos Design helps their clients to define, design and deliver successful design solutions that add business value. They transform user needs, technologies and market insights into desirable products and inspiring spaces.
  • Studio Laakkonen offers product design services, with the main focus on everyday items. Studio Laakkonen works also in the fields of interior design and art direction consulting.

    Register for a B2B-meeting with a Finnish company here:

    Workshop and seminars are organized during the Finland Day

    You can find the Finland Day Program on the stage here

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    Updated 11/2/2017

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