Finland is a nation of world-class cleantech expertise.

According to a survey by the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, Finland has 1600 cleantech companies. SMEs and micro companies make up the majority of the total (70%) while large and giant companies comprise less than third of the whole (30%).

Relative to the population, Finland is the world’s leading researcher in the energy and environment field. More than 40% of the Finnish public R&D funding goes into the energy and environment sector, and more than a third of public R&D investments are made in cleantech.

Finnish companies are particularly strong in the sectors of:

Energy and resource efficiency
Renewables & Smart Grid
Waste-to-value
Air quality
Clean water
Smart transport & logistics
Cleanweb & IoT