Tag: Ambassador Paula Parviainen

Finnish Business Council Singapore is seeing stronger influx

Finnish Business Council in Singapore bears witness to that the city state is very much a hub for Southeast Asia, with a strong influx from Finland in recent years, including more start-ups and individuals than previously. FBC’s Mr Janne Lautanala talks to ScandAsia about the development. Finnish Executive Janne Lautanala, who arrived to Singapore four…

Nordic Innovation House chose Singapore as Southeast Asian hub

The much anticipated joint initiative Nordic Innovation House – Singapore (NIH-SG), which opened in October 2018, is a new milestone of sorts in terms of business connections between the Nordics and Southeast Asia – via Singapore as a hub. It will function as a soft-landing, community and resource centre, as well as networking hub for…

Helsinki promotes start-ups, business investment in and via Singapore

Following the ‘Meet Finland in Singapore’ week that took place during the Singapore Week of Innovation & TeCHnology 2018 (SWITCH), and also included Helsinki’s very own Slush tech start-up event concept (held for the third time also in Singapore), the Finnish organisers’ initial evaluation in a press release was positive and upbeat. They said that…

First Nordic Asia Christmas Festival held in Singapore

On 3 – 9 December, the very first Nordic Asia Christmas Festival took place at Millenia walk in Singapore. The festival was opened by the Swedish Ambassador Mr. Niclas Kvarnström, Finnish Ambassador Ms. Paula Parviainen and Chief Representative Officer at Enterprise Estonia Singapore Ms. Kristel Alve, according to the Embassy of Sweden in Singapore. At…

Finland, Helsinki come to promote start-ups and innovation in Singapore

During 12 – 19 September more than 20 companies from Helsinki will be in Singapore to seek partnerships with Singapore companies – especially start-ups to develop breakthrough AR and VR technologies and digital solutions in healthcare and wellness. Visitors will be able to experience Helsinki an Finland in Singapore via both virtual and augmented reality…

Finnish minister, liquor and meat delegation, minister in Singapore

During 10 – 12 January Finland’s Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Jari Leppä and a Team Finland business delegation promoted Finnish meat and liquor production companies in Singapore. Pure ingredients and production of quality goods are the key concepts of Finnish food and drink industry. The Finnish companies have excellent chances to expand their businesses…

Finnish held Upgraded Health Singpore seminar

On 20 September Finland hosted the Upgraded Health seminar in Singapore. Finding solutions to create a better and healthy future for all by building bridges between Helsinki and Singapore was the purpose of this seminar, highlighted Ambassador Paula Parviainen, while welcoming a set of world class experts and influencers in the Health industry, writes Embassy…

More than 600 people at Moomin day in Singapore

The Moomin philosophy of love, tolerance and friendship was spread around at Central Public Library in Singapore, as Moomin day was celebrated on Saturday 3 June 2017, as part of SF100SG, Finland’s 100-year independence celebrations. Over 600 people came to the library during the day to listen to storytelling from Moomin books and participate in…

Innovative Finnish solutions for Ageing Asia in Singapore

Better life for the growing elderly population was the big focus as 700 international and local industry representatives, government and community leaders were gathered in Singapore for the 8th International Ageing Asia Innovation Forum (AAIF) on 25-26 April 2017 at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre. There, the goals were to access the best global ageing models…

Networking in a Finnish forest in Singapore

As the first day of Ageing Asia Innovation Forum, AAIF, in Singapore was coming to an end, people gathered in what looks like a Finnish forest at Huone Events Hotel in central Singapore. On Tuesday 25 April 2017, the Embassy of Finland in Singapore hosted a SF100 Networking Cocktail event at Huone Events Hotel as…