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Presentation at Vietnam Open for Business seminar, Mar 13 2014.

Presentation at Vietnam Open for Business seminar, Mar 13 2014.

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  • 1. Finnish Water Forum Your link To Finnish Water Knowhow
  • 2. FWF in brief Association of Finnish water sector organizations 5 Ministries 6 Research Institutions 5 Academic Institutions 9 Associations More than 70 Companies FWF members knowledge covers all aspects of water From Transboundary water issues to Smart Water (water and ICT) From Administration to Technology Result of excellent Finnish knowledge Finnish Tap Water is drinkable and better quality than bottled water
  • 3. Opportunities 30 years of water co-operation between Vietnam and Finland Finnish reputation and knowledge is highly regarded Finnish partners are valued Nuoc Phan Lan – Finnish Water is a widely known term Finnish water supply services in houses is seen as an valuable asset Photo: Marja-Leena KultanenPhoto: Nhu Quynh
  • 4. Challenges Public sector projects Customers require funding Finland is lacking suitable funding instruments If international funding - tenders require references Bidding processess Selection criteria do not always meet with Finnish requirements Private sector Identifying the partners with resources, will and need for a Finnish partner Photo: Nhu Quynh
  • 5. FWF actions VietWater Expo 2013 Joint booth with Econet, Kaukomarkkinat and Niras Joint booth had more than 500 registered visitors South-east Asia working group Gathers members with interest in the area Chairperson with excellent knowledge on Vietnam Planning and implementing joint action Identifying joint projects Newsletter Seminar VietWater Expo 2014 Nuoc Phan Lan –trademark registration on-going To be used by organizations fullfilling agreed criteria For both Finnish and Vietnamese organizations
  • 6. Quality water is more than technology Elements for quality water: Quality water Quality water RegulationRegulation LegislationLegislation Authorities & Administration Authorities & Administration EducationEducation ConsumersConsumers Maintenance & Management Maintenance & Management Planning & Implementation Planning & Implementation TechnologyTechnology ResearchResearch
  • 7. Contact us at FWF to find your Finnish Water Partners Deputy Managing Director Mr. Markus Tuukkanen tel. +358 40 865 3175 Managing Director Ms. Katri Mehtonen tel. +358 40 572 2468 FWF Office