Insights

Nokia is building Competitive Edge for sustainable future networks

Nokia is set to gain a new competitive advantage from edge computing and edge intelligence, both considered essential elements in 5G networks. They can be considered the two key elements to enable sustainable digital infrastructure and networks in the future. Spinverse supported Nokia in the preparation of their funding proposal, which secured Nokia 20 M€ in Business Finland funding for leading companies.

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Recent study indicates a rapid demand for skilled work force in the Finnish battery sector

The rapid growth of electrification of traffic and energy storages will create large demand for skilled workforce in Finland.According to most estimates, the number of electric vehicles sold will grow by about 20–30 % annually until 2030.The size of the growth will lure skilled employees in an unprecedented mannerAlso, our neighbouring countries will attract employees from Finland,” says Timo Ropponen, Director and Team leader for Manufacturing and Energy at Spinverse. 

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Could Venture Debt provided by the European Investment Bank help grow your business further?

European Investment Bank (EIB) Venture Debt is a long-term financing instrument meant to provide significant cash runway in-between financing rounds while minimising dilution of existing owners. This funding allows a company to fully focus on its business after early commercialization and grow to secure stability. It is well suited to fast-growing companies with significant innovation potential and/or to enterprises driven by research and innovation.

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The calls for small-scale Innovation Fund have just been launched

Is your company on a mission to reduce carbon emissions to fight climate change? To become climate neutral by 2050, Europe has to take drastic measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. To support this ambitious goal, European Commission has launched an Innovation Fund programme to fund both large-scale and small-scale projects that demonstrate low-carbon technologies. Read on to find out if your SME company or a consortium you are part of is eligible to have your fair share of the 10 B€ available through this massive funding programme over the period of 2020-2030 — the next small-scale call has just been launched! 

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LuxTurrim5G attracted an interested stakeholder crowd on the ecosystem’s VIP Day at Dubai Expo 2020

The LuxTurrim5G ecosystem and its product offering were proudly showcased at the Expo 2020 Dubai. In March, the LuxTurrim5G ecosystem arranged a VIP event at the Expo to present the ecosystem offering, partners and solutions to a group of ecosystem stakeholders. Finnish innovations gained a lot of attention in Dubai Expo: Finland pavilion actually hit the mark of one million guests before the exhibition closes its doors on 31 March 2022.

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How Spinbase supports the City of Rotterdam to be more proactive and strategic with EU funding

From mostly reacting to partner invitations, the City of Rotterdam now transitions to approach EU opportunities with a proactive mindset first. Our intent is to utilize EU-level funding in enabling innovation and digital capabilities of the region. In this journey, Spinbase becomes a tool to empower every colleague in the municipality to take advantage of funding calls.

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