Shalin 2015

Seminar: Entering Africa- SMEs on Renewable Energy

Enter Africa: Network support for Finnish Renewable Energy SMEs in Nigeria, Kenya and South-Africa

Key highlights is the creative and innovative approaches to the Renewable Sector in Africa.  The key presentations and discussions will be by H.E. Dr. Joseph K. SANG – Ambassador of Kenya in Stockholm, representative from Finnfund/ Finnpartnership, Pia Salokoski – Tekes/Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation, Ronelle Potgieter from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University,  representatives from Kenyatta University – Chandaria Innovation Center, and James Gardiner from FinWind Oy. During the seminar, there will be an interactive exhibition of the Connect business co-creation results.  The panel discussion of experts and policy makers will address current topics such as South Africa’s renewable energy policy roadmaps, available funding schemes, Finnish renewable energy company viewpoints to doing business in Africa and opportunities for investing in renewable energy in Kenya under the current market conditions.

This is a CONNECT project implemented under FUAS funded by TEKES and hosted in collaboration with HAFF and SHALIN Finland

Time: 11:00- 16:30

Date 15 May 2014 Tekniskan salit, Eerikinkatu 2, Helsinki