Finland to collaborate with K'taka in AI and energy sector projects


The government of Finland has expressed interest to join hands  with Karnataka in the areas of Artificial Intelligence (AI), energy, career placement among others.

In the Finland-Karnataka colloboration, an MoU working  committee meeting  was held between the delegation of Finland headed by Ritva Koukku-Ronde, Ambassador  of Finland and C.N. Ashwath Narayan, Minister for Higher Education and IT/BT.

Ritva Ronde in the meeting told that the Embassy values the collaborative scheme highly wants to maintain close relationships with the Karnataka government, its business sector and academia.

"The delegation also expressed its interest about the start-up ecosystem of the  state. Further, we (the government of Karnataka) have an open mind with regard to allowing the opening of pre-schools in the state by entities of Finland," Narayan.

Jukka Holappa, Country Director - Business Finland, Jukka Ilomaki, Counsellor, Embassy of Finland, Mika Tirronen, Counsellor, Embassy of Finland, Suresh Kumar  of FINCHAM (Finland Chamber of commerce in India) were there at the meeting.