• Hello from the Vega Archipelago


    Spotlight High–Low Coast’s project management group made a study visit in October to the Vega Archipelago, one of the Nordic World Heritage Sites. The archipelago was elected a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004, a few years before the Kvarken Archipelago and four years after the High Coast. Read more

  • Innovation voucher to speed up development of products and services


    The innovation voucher provided by Tekes is intended for SMEs wishing to launch innovation activities. Innovation activities refer to all measures employed by the company to develop its products, services or processes, or to acquire new knowledge and competencies required in innovation activities. Read more

  • EnergyVaasa companies exhibit together at Alihankinta 2016, VASEK's theme Nordic business


    EnergyVaasa participates once again in the popular International Subcontracting Fair Alihankinta in Tampere on 27–29 September 2016. The EnergyVaasa exhibition space is coordinated by Expo Österbotten and it houses 14 companies and organizations: Wapice, Ukkoschnapps, Escarmat, Procons, Botnia Bolt, Veslatec, VAMM Steel, T-Drill, Leinolat Group, JV Nortech Metal, Valaja Works, Citec, Merinova and VASEK. Read more

  • E12 Project Continues the Development of Cross-Border Transport Route and Cooperation


    The E12 project got off to a flying start in spring 2016 when the cooperation partners organized the Kvarken Motorways of the Sea conference in Umeå and Vaasa. In mid-September, the project implementers and partners gathered in Vaasa for a GetTogether seminar, revising the project’s implementation and schedules. The project is set to be completed in May 2018. Read more

  • Full-speed autumn for regional marketing


    The fall has started off at a fast pace,” says Hanna Alavillamo, who just started as Communications & Brand Manager, and Marketing Manager Mari Kattelus. Read more

  • China’s energy sector going through renewal – good opportunities available to Finnish companies


    VASEK’s Managing Director Pekka Haapanen and Senior Business Advisor Lasse Pohjala acted as hosts when the leaders of Beijing E-Town visited Vaasa on June 27. The aim of the visit was to promote cooperation between companies located in Vaasa and in Beijing. The Chinese visitors were interested in environmentally friendly and energy saving solutions, and it is exactly the companies of the Vaasa energy cluster that possess the skills and knowledge in these. Read more

  • Report on the stream of goods aims at creating regular shipping to Europe


    In May and June, the port company Kvarken Ports will work together with VASEK to produce a report on the potential stream of goods to and from the ports in order to chart the true transportation volume of the region’s industries and other operators. Read more

  • International Cross-Border EU Seminar in Umeå and Vaasa, April 20th–22nd


    Several international experts on transport and communications will assemble in Umeå and Vaasa on April 20th–22nd for the KvarkenMoS conference: a three-day event organized in Finland and Sweden and on the seas. Read more

  • There is a wide spectrum of buildings in need of renovation


    The morning of the last day of EnergyWeek began with a rush, as the doors of the exhibition hall holding the Energy & Buildings event opened. A little later the seminar hall was packed full of people, and Hannele Pokka, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of the Environment officially opened this final event. Read more

  • New business opportunities in renewable energy and energy saving


    Energy Spin, one of the Energy Week events, brought 17.3.2016 once again energy startups, investors and a large number of persons interested in networking opportunities together. The venue was Hanken's Assembly Hall in Vaasa. Read more