Important recognition to GVL in Finland

Finland's minister of economic affairs, Mauri Pekkarinen, has appointed a steering group of economic policy.  The purpose is to strengthen the ministry conglomerate's decision making in growth enterprise policy. The group supports the ministry especially in the economic policy related steering of Finnvera, Finnish Industry Investment Ltd. and Tekes.

"The strengthening of growth enterprise policy and putting it in the centre of polícy and politics is a prerequisite for Finland's success also in the future", minister Pekkarinen says.

The steering group is led by Permanent Secretary Erkki VIRTANEN and joined by Permanent Under-Secretary Heikki AURASMAA and Director General Raimo LUOMA from the ministry, Managing Director Ritva OHMEROLUOMA from Nordia Management Oy, Director Hannele POHJOLA from the Confederation of Finnish Industries and Professor Marko SEPPÄ from JYU. The full press release, in Finnish, can be found at: