Want to know more about the procurement opportunities in Finland and Estonia and meet the right people within the defence sector? Come and pitch your solutions to the Finnish and Estonian defence authorities and potential partners in the defence sector! This visit provides an excellent opportunity to meet with leading companies from different areas within the defence sector and procurement specialists within defence. The four-day programme will include seminars, pre-scheduled B2B meetings, networking receptions, and field trips. One of the main themes of the visit is cyber security but the visit is relevant to anyone interested in doing business with the Finnish and Estonian Defence Forces and other companies within the sector. DALO will send staff to support the Danish firms during the whole visit. The Defence Attaché covering the Baltics will also participate.

PROGRAMME
Monday 6th of May (Helsinki):
Arrival in Helsinki and check-in at hotel Klaus K
Late afternoon: Kick-off event and networking reception at the Danish residence in Helsinki.

Tuesday 7th of May (Helsinki):
Defence seminar at the Danish residence covering among others:
 Current defence & security environment of Finland
 Procurement process and future plans for the Defence Forces
 EU Defence Fund

Company pitching session, pre-scheduled B2B meetings, networking lunch at the Danish residence.
Field trip to Cyberlab or Santahamina military base (tbc)
Joint dinner for Danish participants at the World heritage site of fortress island Sveaborg.
Want to know more about the procurement opportunities in Finland and Estonia and meet the right people within the defence sector? Come and pitch your solutions to the Finnish and Estonian defence authorities and potential partners in the defence sector! This visit provides an excellent opportunity to meet with leading companies from different areas within the defence sector and procurement specialists within defence. The four-day programme will include seminars, pre-scheduled B2B meetings, networking receptions, and field trips. One of the main themes of the visit is cyber security but the visit is relevant to anyone interested in doing business with the Finnish and Estonian Defence Forces and other companies within the sector. DALO will send staff to support the Danish firms during the whole visit. The Defence Attaché covering the Baltics will also participate.

Wednesday 8th of May (Tallinn):
Check-out from hotel (in Helsinki)
Ferry ride to Tallinn with Tallink Megastar Defence seminar at the Danish Embassy in Tallinn covering among others:
 Current defence & security environment of Estonia
 Procurement process & four year plan for the Defence Forces

Company pitching session and pre-scheduled B2B meetings.

Networking reception at the Danish residence. Check-in at hotel Radisson Thursday 9th of May (Tallinn): Field trip to Cyber Range, Estonian MoD (tbc) Presentation by The NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) (tbc) Joint lunch Flights to CPH in late afternoon
PRICE: SMEs 16.169 DKK* per company incl. GROW subsidy 35% (please see the guidelines here). Large companies 24.875 DKK*

Outlays: 6.000-8.500 DKK**

*Depending on the number and the size of the participating companies we will utilise the funding programmes available at MFA to bring cost down also for larger companies if possible.

**For up to two persons, covers e.g. most meals during the visit, costs related to receptions such as catering and bus transportations etc. The costs will be divided between participating companies and invoiced separately. The final price depends on the number of participating Danish companies. In addition to this, flights, hotels, and ferry ticket are at each participant’s own expense.

CONTACT:
Annina Hästö
Commercial Advisor
Embassy of Denmark in Finland +358 40 7421805 annhas@um.dk

Register for the event by filling out this form and returning it to sofie@censec.dk

See the programme here

 

The visit is organised by the Danish Embassies in Helsinki and Tallinn in partnership with The Center for Defence, Space & Security in Denmark (Censec) and with the kind support of The Association of Finnish Defence and Aerospace Industries (AFDA), The Finnish Ministry of Defence, The Center for procurement and defence investment, The Estonian Ministry of Defence, The Estonian Defence Industry Association (EDIA), The Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) and The Danish Ministry of Defence.
Troels Jakobsen Head of the Commercial Department Embassy of Denmark in Finland +358 50 4667740 trojak@um.dk

TRAVEL PLAN: 6.5. Flights Copenhagen-Helsinki Hotel in Finland: Hotel Klaus K (single room 144€ incl. breakfast), reservations directly to the hotel using this link. 8.5. Ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn, Tallink Megastar 10.30-12.30. Tickets can be purchased here. Hotel in Tallinn: Radisson Blu Sky Hotel Tallinn (single/double room 120€ incl. breakfast, WIFI, health/spa centre). Please send your reservation to the Embassy in Tallinn (Anne Porsholdt: anpors@um.dk), who will then direct the reservation to the hotel. 9.5. Flight from Tallinn to Copenhagen