Finnish Minister for Foreign Trade and Development at the 6th Annual Arctic Shipping Summit in Helsinki
Tue, Apr 27, 2010
In his speech at the 6th Annual Arctic Shipping Summit in Helsinki, Finnish Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Dr. Paavo Väyrynen cited the University of the Arctic and its Finnish member institutions as key elements of Finland's commitment to Arctic education and research.
Finland’s expertise in the Arctic relies essentially on state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary Arctic research and training. High technology and highly educated labor-force are trademarks for us. The companies invest intensively in research & development. Efficiency and environmental concerns are reflected well in production. The University of Lapland and the Arctic Center, the University of Oulu and Thule Institute and the University of the Arctic/UArctic are prime examples of our many-faceted Arctic research facilities.To view the full speech, visit http://www.isria.com/pages/27_April_2010_103.php