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New business opportunities in renewable energy and energy saving

21.03.2016 | News
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.
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Learn how to use customer data!

18.03.2016 | News
Energy Week Sales Café, a workshop with aim to improve sales skills, filled the Hanken Assembly Hall to the last seat on Wednesday afternoon 16.3. The extremely popular event was organized for the second time, which proves how eager companies in our region are to improve their sales techniques.
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Research, technology and know-how in the gas industry

18.03.2016 | News
The Vaasa Gas Exchange Exhibition and Seminar was held on 17 March for the first time as part of Vaasa EnergyWeek. Representative of the organisers, Teemu Närvä from the Vaasa Energy Institute, was extremely happy with the event, as all the seats in the seminar hall were already booked during advance registration and Vaasa City Hall’s assembly room had more exhibitors than expected.
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Lissu Online Business Plan – entrepreneur’s best tool

07.01.2016 | News
The Lissu Online Business Plan for beginning entrepreneurs has been thoroughly revised. It is now both content-wise and visually easier to use for beginning entrepreneurs and business advisors commenting the business plans. The Online Business Plan is available at
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Collaboration Benefits the Development of Logistics

16.12.2015 | News
The City of Vaasa and the municipality of Umeå received NDPTL funding last year for compiling reports on how to improve the space utilisation of their ports. NDPTL stands for the Northern Dimension Partnership on Transportation and Logistics.
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Bruno Woeran starts as EU Affairs Manager

26.10.2015 | News
The work for creating a new approach to attract direct EU funding to the Vaasa region was started in the beginning of 2015, as a result of strategy planning of the Vaasa Region Development Company VASEK’s board of directors. In the first few months of the year, a number of workshops were organized for actors and shareholders in the region, in which a framework for the activities and financing was built up.
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Entrepreneur on vacation – when and how?

25.06.2015 | News
Summer vacations are here and there are lots of people already in town, enjoying their vacation. Is it possible for entrepreneurs to take vacation time?
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Improving Space Utilisation at Vaasa Port

03.06.2015 | News
On Tuesday 26th May 2015, VASEK organised a workshop focusing on better space utilisation at the Port of Vaasa. The participants of the event included representatives from transport businesses and forwarding companies, the port, the City of Vaasa, the shipping company WasaLine, the Kvarken Council, the Regional Council of Ostrobothnia and VASEK.
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Ship Design is All About Optimization

16.04.2015 | News
Since August 2014, Wärtsilä has been engaged in initial ship design for the project Midway Alignment of the Bothnian Corridor. The concept, outcome of the the first phase of the ship design process, the so-called Initial Design, has now been published.
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Preparation for the Second Phase of the Project Is the Key to Success

15.04.2015 | News
The first phase of the EU-project called Midway Alignment of the Bothnian Corridor will come to a close at the end of the year, but before that there are still numerous actions to be taken while getting ready to prepare for the second phase.
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