Team Finland in Italy and Malta

Italy is one of the biggest economies in European Union’s internal market and Eurozone. It is an interesting target market or part of the value network also for small and medium-sized enterprises regardless of the field.

Malta is in Finland still less known, fast-growing and dynamic English-speaking country.

The embassy and Team Finland –network offer comprehensive support services for companies.

Finland supports internationalization of our companies, attracts foreign investments to Finland and promotes tourism to Finland.

Team Finland –network has been formed to achieve these objectives and to serve companies. It brings together the actors and services of these sectors domestically and internationally. Team Finland helps your company to become international and success globally.

The Finnish ambassador to Italy directs the Team Finland –activities in Italy, Malta and San Marino. Besides the embassy, Finnish institute in Rome, consults with long experience with Finnish companies, Finnish honorary consuls throughout Italy and Malta, Business Finland and Foreign Ministry participate in Team Finland –activities.

Team Finland –network supports in the market access of companies in Italy and Malta. We customize our services according to the demand and needs of the companies. We organize events as well as provide relevant information about market opportunities. Usually we get asked contacts and authoritative services, information about business environment and legislation, support services for market access and support in communication. Our wide contacts network has proven useful for companies. We seek to serve all the companies either directly or by directing them to an appropriate body.

The financial support for companies is offered by the domestic Team Finland –operators, for instance by the regional Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY-centers), Business Finland and Finnvera.


Team Finland –contacts in Italy, Malta and San Marino


The format for e-mail addresses is [email protected]

Ambassador Pia Rantala-Engberg

First Secretary Teemu Laakkonen
Embassy of Finland, Rome

Counsellor, Trade and Investment Hanna Laurén
Ambasciata di Finlandia, Roma
[email protected], tel. +39 337 164 0147

Counsellor, Trade and Investment Silva Paananen
Ambasciata di Finlandia, Roma
[email protected], tel. +39 337 163 1726

Contact person in Milan:
Consular Services Coordinator and Public Diplomacy Officer Birgitte Kankaro
Embassy of Finland, Milan office

Further details about Team Finland and business services


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