Read the stories of innovation, development, and networks of the creative industries in Finland.
"If you fry an egg, it becomes plastic, according to the EU", says Suvi Haimi, co-founder of Sulapac, a material-focused start-up on a mission to drive a systemic change which would enable the usage of new sustainable material innovations.
In 2020, the turnover of the digital design industry grew to EUR 9.1 billion. The employment and turnover of software and video game companies that make strong use of design have continued to grow rapidly over the past ten years.
The Growth Deal is a new model for continuous dialogue and cooperation between the public sector and the business community. It addresses the needs created by a rapidly changing operating environment and takes advantage of growth opportunities.
Finland`s wooden construction industry is rapidly changing. Global warming and the unbeatable properties of wood inspire everyone to work together for a common goal – to promote the development of wooden architecture and the material innovations it utilizes.
The fashion industry is undergoing a major transformation that is affecting every stage of the value chain, from materials to production to consumer choices. Finnish fibre innovations contribute to this transformation by dramatically changing the manufacture of materials. Creative Finland introduces five cutting-edge fibre innovations and the companies behind them.
The creative economy roadmap aims to ensure that creative industries can contribute more strongly to Finland’s sustainable economic growth. Creative industries currently account for less than 4% of Finland’s GDP, and the objective is to bring it closer to the EU average of 7%.