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Team Finland in Vietnam - Embassy of Finland, Hanoi : Team Finland


Lotte Center Hanoi, 24th floor
54 Lieu Giai street, Ba Dinh district
Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel.+84-4-3826 6788
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Team Finland in Vietnam

Team Finland's services related to business opportunities between Finland and Vietnam

The following are Vietnam specific services active at the moment. You can find all services of Team Finland from

Calls now open:

  • Business missions to Vietnam

The EU-Vietnam Business Network (EVBN) is a project co-funded by the European Union and established in 2014. Companies benefit from coaching, match making and substancial logistical and financial support. The following missions are open for applications:

  • EUROSPHERE 2017- The European Art of Living Exhibition 16/06/2017 - 17/06/2017 is an innovative and sophisticated exhibition that brings the opportunity for European firms to showcase their products to the growing and luxury-hungry Vietnamese market. The exhibition includes sectors in gourmet food, wines and spirits, fashion, jewelry, horology, perfumery, cosmetics, furniture, interior design and automotive. More information here.
  • EVBN organizes a GREEN TECHNOLOGY TRADE MISSION TO VIETNAM 2017 on 07/11/2017 - 10/11/2017. This is a good chance for companies to gain EU-support in making connections with different ministries and big companies. Participation package includes accommodation, tailored meetings, space at the European pavilion and different activities. Read more about the event.
  • EEP Support for project preparation

EEP Mekong has opened a continuous call of applications to support project preparation of sustainable energy projects, particularly on bioenergy and Waste-to-Energy (W2E) technology. Also other clean energy projects (Renewable Energy – Energy Efficiency) will be considered. The type of grant support can include, e.g. Technical Assistance, to support formulation, management or implementation of the project; or Direct Grant, to finance a specific part of the investment, e.g. Feasibility Study. More information on this Call for Proposal can be found on the website:

Market Opportunities in Vietnam identified by Team Finland

Digital Asia report gives an overview of the digitalization and ICT related opportunities in ASEAN region with main focus on Vietnam, Singapore and Philippines. The report was published in July 2016. Report can be found from here.

Other Vietnam related Team Finland's reports and identified sales and business opportunities can be found from Team Finland Market Opportunities site. The offering includes:

  • Country Outlook 2016-2017 (in Finnish)
  • Business Profile of Vietnam
    • Vocational training center for chemical industry in Vietnam (sales lead)
    • Demand for solution to treat gypsum waste out of fertilizer production in Vietnam (sales lead)

Team Finland in Vietnam

The Team Finland network promotes Finland and its interests abroad: the internationalisation of Finnish enterprises, investments in Finland, and the country brand. The Team Finland operating model brings together the key actors and services in these fields. The core of the network consists of the publicly funded organisations operating in these fields, such as the ministries, Finland’s network of diplomatic missions, Finpro, Tekes, national culture and science institutes, Finnvera, Finnfund, and the regional internationalisation services, built upon the ELY Centres.

The Team Finland network will help your enterprise become more international, grow, and succeed in the global market. For more information on services to companies seeking internationalisation, see:

Contact persons for Team Finland in Vietnam

Liisa Folkersma, Deputy Head of Mission
Finnish Embassy, Hanoi

Ilkka-Pekka Similä, Ambassador

Contact person in Ho Chi Minh city:
Head of Trade Center, Vietnam, Eija Tynkkynen

Team Finland partners in Vietnam

Objectives of the Team Finland network in Vietnam

Team Finland Vietnam is especially committed to promote trade and cooperation especially in the fields of direct investments, labour mobility, transfer of technology, know-how and innovations. Team Finland contributes to developing Vietnamese trade, innovations and joint initiatives of Finnish and Vietnamese firms, when development assistance is in use.

In Vietnam Team Finland prioritizes in sectors where the most potential is foreseen. For reaching the goals, Team Finland uses different tools.

More information

Helpdesk for EU enterprises in South-East Asia

The South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk supports European Union small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) by providing free information and services concerning Intellectual Property (IP) rights in or relating to SE Asian countries. More information can be found here.

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Updated 5/9/2017

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