Ministerial Adviser - Ministry of Employment and the Economy
The MIT REAP team from Finland initially included eight representatives, including two from government and policy, four from regional and economic development, and two from universities. Finland’s team has co-champions, both from the Finnish Ministry of Employment and Economy. To learn more about the team’s strategy please visit the “Team Strategy” tabs below.
Social progress and economic prosperity as a collective measure of development in a region.
Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurial Ecosystems are regional environments that effectively support startups focused on addressing global markets based on technological, process or business model innovation.
Ability to develop new to the world innovations from inception through to the market.EXPAND ALL
-Nature of established companies in region
-Funding for research
-Pool of innovators
-Education in tech and commercialization
Ability to start and build new to the world businesses from inception to maturity.EXPAND ALL
-Government, corporate and consumer demand for new products and services
-New business creation policy
-Business law and business policy
-Accessibility of entrepreneurial capital (government, private, equity, debt, grants)
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