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FinEst Link collaborating with new tech developers 22.12.2017

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The FinEst Link project, studying the feasibility of an undersea railway tunnel between Tallinn and Helsinki, launched a new technologies challenge in October. It was an open challenge to companies and other parties to present alternative solutions for rapid connection between the cities. Six participating companies, including for instance FinEst Bay Area, Hyperloop One and SwissRapide, submitted a written proposal on how the connectivity could be improved in the future.

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Helsinki–Tallinn tunnel would connect rail networks from Lapland to Central Europe 18.12.2017

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The Helsinki–Tallinn tunnel would connect the Finnish passenger and cargo traffic to the vast rail networks in Europe. The tunnel is a part of a larger vision of a rail connection reaching all the way from the Arctic to Central Europe.

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Celebrating Finland among the best in the world 01.12.2017

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Finland is a small country on a global scale. The population of Finland makes up just 0.07 per cent of the world's population and its area as much of the total world area. But even a small country can jump to the top of the world, and this is what Finland has done: in international country comparisons of positive things Finland is often among the top countries.

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Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council active in the European Parliament 27.11.2017

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Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council in cooperation with other Regions in Finland, northern Sweden and Norway organised a high-level seminar at the European Parliament on October 18, 2017 focusing on the future of TEN-T corridors.

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Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions: Regions valuable as EU backbone 26.10.2017

CPMR General Assembly. Photo Anni Levonen
Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council invited the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions partner organisation (CPMR) to the annual general assembly that was held in the Finlandia Hall in Helsinki in October 2017. The assembly had about 240 participants from all over Europe. The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) is the most influential think thank that represents European maritime regions. About 160 regions from 28 different European countries are represented in the organisation.

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iEER – a path finder for connecting Silicon Valleys of Europe 20.10.2017

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iEER is an Interreg Europe funded flagship project bringing together ten regions around Europe. Initiated by a group of regions awarded with the European Entrepreneurial Region label, iEER aims to find smart paths and solutions to boost young entrepreneurs.

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Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions in Helsinki 18th – 20th October 17.10.2017

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Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council has invited the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions partner organisation (CPMR) to the annual general assembly that will be held in Finlandia hall in Helsinki on 18th to 20th October 2017. The conference is part of the Finland 100th anniversary.

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FinEst Link open stage for the developers of new technologies 10.10.2017

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The FinEst Link project is launching an open international challenge for technology developers to provide new solutions. Digitalization is reforming transport services and business models already now. In infrastructure projects with a long time perspective, one has to take into account also the fundamental technology developments in transportation.

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METREX Conference for Regional Planners in Helsinki 4-7.10 - Living in the Future Metropolis 04.10.2017

Kerrostalot Hermannissa. Kuva Anni Levonen
METREX, the Network of European Metropolitan Regions and Areas, brought together more than one hundred regional planners from all over Europe. “Living in the Future Metropolis” was the theme for its conference in Helsinki on October the 4th to 7th.

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We promote European Medicines Agency to Helsinki 03.10.2017

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A relocation of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to Helsinki is a real possibility. Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council supports the campaign by the State of Finland and the City of Helsinki. The campaign highlights that the transition to Helsinki is guaranteed to be smooth.

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