Arctic testing ecosystem for intelligent transport systems situated in Finnish Lapland offers a platform for testing weather-proof technological solutions.
The Port of Kemi in the Bothnian Bay is now in the process of metamorphosis with a view to cope with the growth foreseen in the forest industry the Finnish Lapland.
Lapland, the northernmost region in Finland, is among the most sparsely populated areas in Europe. This is a permanent logistical challenge for businesses in the north and makes efficient connections to global markets a prerequisite for the 10,400 companies operating in Lapland.
Lapland’s own ports of Kemi and Tornio are guaranteed significant ice cover every winter, persisting for around four months.
Mr. Tero Vauraste, CEO of the icebreaker operator Arctia Ltd talks about what Lapland has to offer investors as well as how to invest in the Arctic.