Back 27.01.2012

SOLVED expert service aims to be the world’s leading cleantech community

The new portal integrates top cleantech companies – among them Gaia – customers and media as well as problems and solutions into a dynamic online expert service.

In SOLVED (, top experts of Cleantech Finland’s member companies and partner organisations will solve global and local environmental problems. The service will be used to channel experience, and it will also provide information for buyers, suppliers and investors.

Gaia as a key provider of innovative cleantech solutions worldwide is highly prominent in SOLVED. Gaia’s Leading Consultant Tiina Pursula and Managing Director Juha Vanhanen, along with other top cleantech experts from various organisations, solve the world’s greatest problems online in SOLVED. The recent case studies in the portal include a fascinating story from Ethiopia where biomass consumption was cut by 70% with Gaia’s biomass stove business model. The success story from Ethiopia will soon be followed by other case studies portraying Gaia’s work with both private and public clients.

“Cleantech is one of the cornerstones of the Finnish economy. It creates jobs and offers business opportunities. Gaia’s cleantech solutions on energy efficiency and renewable energy, risk management and climate change enable reduce operational costs, optimize investments and reduce business risks – our clients make the world safer and cleaner”, says Pasi Rinne, Gaia’s Chairman of Board.

Cleantech Finland is a network of the leading Finnish cleantech companies and experts. It links Finnish cleantech expertise to global demand and promotes the visibility of Finnish cleantech companies abroad. Launched in 2008, the Cleantech Finland program is intended to continue to at least 2015. The Cleantech Finland brand is owned by the Confederation of Finnish Industries EK, and its marketing and communications activities are handled by Finpro.

For further information:

  • Gaia / Pasi Rinne, Chairman of the Board, Gaia Group, tel. +41 79 472 6909,
  • Cleantech Finland / Santtu Hulkkonen, Executive Director, tel. +358 40 343 3341,