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Enterprise Estonia @ MoMo St Petersburg


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Valdar liive 25.02.2011

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Enterprise Estonia @ MoMo St Petersburg

  1. 1. 28.03.2011 Valdar Liive Estonian Investment and Trade Agency Enterprise Estonia , Helsinki Estonian ICT environment
  2. 2. Strategic Location: Estonia is the heart of the Baltic Sea. Small country but big punch! A rea 45, 227 km 2 (similar in size to Denmark or the Netherlands) P opulation 1. 34 million (68% Estonians, 25% Russians) Capital Tallinn (403,000) Distances from Tallinn to: - Helsinki 85 km; - Riga 310 km; - St. Petersburg 350 km; - Stockholm 375 km. C urrency EURO Estonia became a NATO member state on 29 March 2004 Estonia became a European Union member state on 1 Ma y 2004 Estonia became the OECD's 34th member country on 9 December 2010 <ul><li>Country credit ratings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fitch A </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>S&P A </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moody’s A1 </li></ul></ul>                                                                         
  3. 3. <ul><li>Enterprise Estonia is the largest state foundation providing financing, counselling, co-operation opportunities and training for the corporate sector, research institutions, the public and the NGOs. </li></ul><ul><li>We are the implementing agency for the EU Structural Funds business and regional support programmes in Estonia. </li></ul><ul><li>With representative offices in Helsinki, London, Stockholm, Moscow, St Petersburg, Hamburg, Kiev, Tokyo, Shanghai and Silicon Valley, Enterprise Estonia is also active in foreign investment, trade and tourism promotion. </li></ul><ul><li>Regional offices in Jõhvi and Tartu </li></ul><ul><li>A network in each Estonian county: county development centres (CDC) , tourism information centres (TIC); </li></ul><ul><li>A total of 29 0 employees </li></ul><ul><li>2011budget 200 MEUR </li></ul>Enterprise Estonia Today
  4. 4. Successes Stories OEMs using Estonia as an International Production & Distribution Hub
  5. 5. Success Stories – Ericsson <ul><li>Geography </li></ul><ul><li>“ We’re close to harbors and the airport, we have a great working setup. Logistically Estonia is really well placed. This was no small thing in making the decision to come here.” </li></ul><ul><li>Seth Lackman, Vice President of the Nordic and Baltic states Market Unit , Ericsson </li></ul>A Winning Equation “ It takes only simple math to conclude this is a great place to do business. In Sweden, one employee has roughly 1,400 workable hours. In Estonia, the same employee has 1,750 hours.
  6. 6. Information society indicators <ul><li>100% of schools and government organisations have broadband connection </li></ul><ul><li>71% of families have computer at home </li></ul><ul><li>68% of homes have broadband connection </li></ul><ul><li>99% of bank transfers are performed electronically </li></ul><ul><li>92% of income tax declarations made via the e-Tax Board </li></ul><ul><li>Four operational 3G and two 4G networks </li></ul><ul><li>1139 public WiFi areas for 45 227km² </li></ul><ul><li>25% of votes were cast over the internet on 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications </li></ul>
  7. 7. ID-Card <ul><li>2002 - introduction of national electronic ID-Card </li></ul><ul><li>1 140 398 active ID-Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Compulsory for all residents </li></ul><ul><li>Contains: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Information shown on the card </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certificate for authentication (along with e-mail address [email_address] ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certificate for digital signature </li></ul></ul>Population: 1,340,415
  8. 8. e-Services <ul><li>e-Banking </li></ul><ul><li>e-School </li></ul><ul><li>ID-Ticket </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Signature </li></ul><ul><li>Land Register </li></ul><ul><li>State Portal </li></ul><ul><li>Vehicle Register </li></ul><ul><li>Business Register </li></ul><ul><li>e-Police </li></ul><ul><li>Patent Office </li></ul><ul><li>Statistic Estonia </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Self Service Portals </li></ul><ul><li>Tax and Customs Board </li></ul><ul><li>i-Voting </li></ul><ul><li>e-Health </li></ul><ul><li>e-Pension account </li></ul><ul><li>... </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>2000: Launch of e-Tax Board </li></ul><ul><li>2000: Launch of m-Parking </li></ul><ul><li>2003: Launch of ID bus ticket </li></ul><ul><li>2005: i-Voting was introduced </li></ul><ul><li>2007: Introduction of m-ID </li></ul><ul><li>2007: Launch of e-Police system </li></ul><ul><li>2008: Launch of e-Health system </li></ul><ul><li>2010: Launch of e-Prescription </li></ul>Some achievements
  10. 10. FinEst Mobile Innovation
  11. 12. ! Garage48 Helsinki 2011 14-16th January 2011 @ Aalto Venture Garage Garage48 is a boot-camp style community event to build new services just in 48 hours.  Garage48
  12. 15. Welcome! Enterprise Estonia, Helsinki Eesti Maja – Viro-keskus Sörnäisten rantatie 22 C, 00540 Helsinki Valdar Liive Puh: +358 40 83 046 56 [email_address]