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13.10.2015|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia will submit an application for funding the Balticconnector energy connection

The Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kristen Michal gave his approval for projects being submitted to Connecting Europe Facility's (CEF) call for energy proposals. Developers will submit projects for the Balticconnector pipeline joining gas transmission networks between Finland...
21.09.2015|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The state supports the use of biomethane in public transport

The Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kristen Michal signed a draft, which supports the deployment of biomethane in Estonian transport sector. According to the minister, fuel produced from local raw materials is important for ensuring Estonia's energy independency and security. Using...
11.09.2015|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Tallinn and Helsinki aspire to become Smart Cities

Today an Urban Innovation Seminar was held at the Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol with the main focus on Smart Cities. The seminar’s organizer and TUT Smart City Project Manager Ralf-Martin Soe introduced the FINEST Twins project. The FINEST Twins Center of Excellence will be the first EU cross...
Information society
13.05.2015|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia opens e-Residency to the world

Estonia today launches its e-Residency application portal at e-resident.gov.ee, enabling anyone in the world to participate in the public beta of the revolutionary digital identity program. e-Residency is a step towards fulfilling Estonia’s aspirations of pioneering the first borderless e-society,...
Lehar Kütt
24.04.2015|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The new Chief Executive Officer of KredEx will be Lehar Kütt

On April 22, The Council of KredEx approved the proposal to appoint Lehar Kütt as the new Chief Executive Officer. Kütt will start working as Chief Executive from the beginning of May. "His long-term management experience in KredEx and working shoulder to shoulder with the former chief executive...
Entrepreneurship
07.04.2015|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Best business promoters are GameFounders and Prototron

In the beginning of April, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications held the contest "Recognize business promoter" during which, best business promoters were chosen. The winners were GameFounders and Prototron.    "GameFounders rose to prominence because for Estonia, it is...
Ahti Kuningas
07.04.2015|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The new Deputy Secretary General for Transport is Ahti Kuningas

Started from April 6th, the Deputy Secretary General for Transport is Ahti Kuningas.    "Ahti has proven himself as a capable leader in the field of economics and as a good colleague. As a member of the management of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Ahti is familiar...
Information society
27.02.2015|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Urve Palo signed a Memorandum of Understanding on ICT collaboration

Today the Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, Urve Palo signed a Memorandum of Understanding between Estonia and Singapore. The goal of this agreement is to declare co-operation in the area of information and communications technology (ICT) between these two countries. The...
Remontowa Shipyard
20.02.2015|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The construction of the first new ferry was launched in Gdansk

In Remontowa Shipyard the construction of the ferries commissioned to run between the Estonian mainland and the larger islands was launched on Friday, after a formal ceremony, during which the first body details of the first ferry were cut out of metal.    The Minister of Economic...
13.02.2015|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Sulling: Estonian dairy producers have signed their first contracts with a Japanese corporation

According to Anne Sulling, Minister of Foreign Trade and Enterpreneurship, Estonian dairy producers have signed their first contracts with Marubeni Corporation of Japan for the sale of Estonian skimmed milk powder and cheese. Estonian dairy producers have started production which complies with the...

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