CB2East projects’ kick-off meeting on 2nd November in Helsinki

Goods news for CLEANTECH LATVIA team –  project concept on joint marketing activities with Finnish Water Forum un GreenNet Finland in the Central Asian markets to promote Latvian and Finnish water companies` export opportunities has been approved for funding by the Steering Committee (SC) of the Central Baltic programme in its meeting on August 25 – 26, 2015.

In order to this a project “Central Baltic Cleantech Clusters expanding to East of EU markets” or CB2East has been established and to start it off a project kick-off meeting will be organized on November 2, 2015 in Helsinki, Finland.

The event “Expanding cleantech business cooperation in Russia and Central Asia” is organized by the CB2East and all the interested Finnish and Latvian energy efficiency and water technology companies are invited to design a  three year support frame together that will strengthen their ability to successfully enter into Russian and Central Asian markets.

Highlights of the event:

  • “Central Baltic Cleantech Clusters expanding to East of EU markets (CB2East)” project presentation
  • Presentations of projects’ business cases in North-West Russia and Central Asia
  • Finnish and Latvian companies networking pitching session.
    Companies interested in pitching, kindly contact  Evilina Lutfi, Green Net Finland (contacts below). Since due to the limited schedule, only first 12 companies can be guaranteed a pitching slot!
  • Interactive sessions with afternoon coffee/tea

Preliminary programme of the event is available for download here – CB2East_2.11.15_meta-cluster event_programme.

Note! You have to register for the event to be able to attend.
Link to registration: https://goo.gl/gXCGGP. The deadline for the registration is October 26, 2015.

The project CB2East is planned for three years from now and has lots of activities and events to participate in. CB2East is drawn up for promotion of the Central Baltic Sea region’s competitiveness by creating commercially focused open innovation platforms for cooperation between Latvian and Finnish companies. The main focus is on energy efficiency and water management solutions and their need in Northwest Russia and Central Asia.

CLEANTECH LATVIA within the project cooperates with the Finnish Water Forum which operates only in the water sector and have removed the unit from the Finnish clean technology cluster Cleantech Finland, whereas the Green Net Finland is operating in the areas of environmental monitoring and urban environmental energy efficiency, representing the Cleantech Finland in Helsinki region.