15.11.2018

“How to trust someone you’ve not met in person?” – Solved’s Santtu Hulkkonen at “Roast of Solved”

Solved’s CEO Santtu Hulkkonen was roasted on Wednesday in Helsinki when Pöyry celebrated its 60th anniversary at the Finlandia Hall. Here are some highlights from...

23.10.2018

SOLVED, an online advisory service and collaboration platform, has raised €1,1 million – “Our responsibility is to fight climate change together”, says SOLVED’s CEO Santtu Hulkkonen

The green economy growth company SOLVED has raised approximately €1,1 million in its two investment rounds. SOLVED closed the second investment round at the...

23.10.2018

SOLVED, kestävän talouden digitaalinen asiantuntijapalvelu ja yhteistyöalusta, on saanut 1,1 miljoonan euron rahoituksen – “Meidän kaikkien velvollisuus on taistella yhdessä ilmastonmuutosta vastaan”, sanoo toimitusjohtaja Santtu Hulkkonen

Kestävän talouden kasvuyritys SOLVED on kerännyt kahdella sijoituskierroksella 1,1 miljoonan euron rahoituksen. SOLVED on tähän mennessä kerännyt pääomaa yli kymmeneltä sijoittajalta kolmesta maasta. Syyskuussa...

20.09.2018

Expert of the Week: Xiaowen Xiong – producing high performance in supply chain management areas

Our Expert of the Week Xiaowen Xiong has studied and worked in Finland since 2006, with extensive experience in supply chain management and program management...

18.09.2018

Solved valittiin Suomen parhaaksi digitaaliseksi ratkaisuksi – ja nimettiin World Summit Awardsiin

Solved on nimetty vuoden 2018 World Summit Awards -kilpailuun. Solved valittiin kansallisen kisan voittajaksi ympäristöön ja vihreään energiaan keskittyneessä sarjassa. Solvedia kuvailtiin parhaaksi ja...

12.09.2018

Solved was chosen as the best digital solution from Finland – and nominated for the World Summit Awards 2018

We are happy to announce that Solved was nominated for the World Summit Awards 2018. We were described as the best and most innovative...

22.08.2018

Solved goes Impact with Lightyear Acceleration

Our societies and environment are changing at an ever-increasing pace. Traditional structures and operating models do not completely keep up with the change. Within...

16.08.2018

Case Solved: Sustainable holiday resort brings responsible travelers to Ruka, Kuusamo

Solved’s expert team made it possible to create a sustainable, wooden holiday home area in Lapland, Finland Today, it’s critical that hotels and resorts...

06.08.2018

Solved is a national finalist in the Nordic Startup Awards – vote for us!

Solved was selected as a finalist in the Finnish National Startup Finale in Startup of the year and Best Social Impact Startup. The winners will...

26.06.2018

Introducing the new SOLVED – Secure your spot at a webinar

We are very happy to announce that Solved has upgraded its platform with many enhancements and introduced a white-label solution to help sustainability networks...

14.05.2018

Solved mukaan Business Finlandin Nuoret Innovatiiviset Yritykset (NIY) -ohjelmaan – yritys etsii uusia kumppaneita vauhdittaakseen kasvuaan entisestään

Solved on valittu Business Finlandin Nuoret Innovatiiviset Yritykset (NIY) -ohjelmaan. Solved käyttää rahoitusta kansainvälistymiseen, digitaalisen alustan kehittämiseen ja yhteisön kasvattamiseen. Solved on päässyt Business...

14.05.2018

Solved receives Young Innovative Company funding – and is now seeking new partners to grow faster

Solved was selected for Business Finland’s Young Innovative Company funding programme. Solved will use the funding to boost internationalization, platform development and community building....

05.04.2018

Solved’s new CEO is Santtu Hulkkonen – The company is rotating its CEO as planned

Co-founders Janne Hietaniemi and Santtu Hulkkonen are changing roles within Solved as planned. Shaping the future of work begins with our own actions, they...

05.04.2018

Solvedin uusi toimitusjohtaja on Santtu Hulkkonen – yritys kierrättää johtoa suunnitellusti

Solvedin perustajat Janne Hietaniemi ja Santtu Hulkkonen vaihtavat tehtäviään sovitusti. Työn tulevaisuus lähtee omista teoistamme, he sanovat. Solved – The Cleantech Companyn perustajat Janne Hietaniemi...

13.03.2018

Uusi tapahtumasarja “Smart Up Thursday” yhdistää kestävän kehityksen ja cleantechin osaajat Helsingin Altaalla

Kestävän kehityksen ja cleantechin huippujen järjestämässä kaikille avoimessa tapahtumien sarjassa kerrotaan alan uusimmista tuotteista, palveluista ja yhteistyömahdollisuuksista. Kerran kuukaudessa torstaisin järjestettävä Smart Up Thursday...

11.03.2018

Smart Up Thursdays are here – Solved launches new event series for sustainability and cleantech enthusiasts

Smart Up Thursdays accelerate sustainable development by activating discussion within the community of cleantech and sustainability professionals and enabling connections and knowledge-sharing. Solved is...

29.01.2018

Study: Entrepreneurial passion leads to work engagement and career benefits on the Solved Platform

First learnings from the on-going engagement measurement project by Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) and Solved – the Cleantech Company. The competitive advantage of...

22.12.2017

Solved 2017 recap – the year of cities, solutions and collaboration

What a year this has been! We have met hundreds of clients, experts and partners and developed our tailored offerings. The journey began in...

20.12.2017

Solved introduces ‘Solved Together’, a new collaboration tool for business ecosystems

We are proud to announce that we have launched a new service called Solved Together. Now our clients can solve their sustainability challenges even more efficiently....

12.12.2017

Expert of the Week: Petra Erätuli-Kola – creating a new generation innovation culture

Solved’s Expert of the Week Petra Erätuli-Kola is a business-minded innovation, human resource, sales and management professional. “I love to find new ways of...

01.12.2017

Thank you for attending our Slush Afterwork last night – see the wrap up of the event!

Thank you to everyone who attended our Slush Afterwork event “SmartUPCleanUP” last night at Allas Sea Pool in Helsinki. The house was full of...

29.11.2017

Expert of the Week: Ravi Mikkelsen – “We must switch to system thinking rather than individual solutions thinking”

Solved’s Expert of the Week Ravi Mikkelsen has been in clean energy for just about half of his life now, working on different technologies,...

22.11.2017

Expert of the Week: Stephen Kenihan – improving the quality of people’s local environment

Solved’s Expert of the Week Stephen Kenihan is an environment and development adviser. He has over 15 years experience in the management of energy...

16.11.2017

Expert of the Week: Konsta Sirvio – road condition forecasting and maintenance work optimization

Solved’s Expert of the Week Konsta Sirvio defended his dissertation “Advances in predictive maintenance planning of roads by empirical models” in October 2017.  In the dissertation,...

10.11.2017

Solved ja maailmanlaajuinen United Smart Cities -ohjelma aloittavat yhteistyön – kaupungeille apua kiperien haasteiden ratkaisemiseen

Digitaalinen asiantuntijapalvelu Solved ja globaali kaupunkiohjelma United Smart Cities (USC) aloittavat yhteistyön, jonka tavoitteena on helpottaa urbanisoitumiseen liittyvien haasteiden ratkaisemista. Solved tarjoaa United Smart Citiesille (USC) räätälöidyn...

10.11.2017

Solved and the global city program United Smart Cities start cooperation – the aim is to realize smart urban projects by offering the most extensive solutions for cities

United Smart Cities (USC) and Solved – The Cleantech Company aim to become the most extensive global initiative to build scalable and comprehensive solutions...

09.11.2017

Collaboration opportunity: we are looking for early-stage Arctic project ideas – submit your challenge by 21 Nov 2017

What is the Arctic challenge we should solve together with our experts and partners? Tell us and we’ll help you solve it. Challenges in...

08.11.2017

Expert of the Week: Zsombor Barta – improving sustainability in cities

Our Expert of the Week is Zsombor Barta. His fields of competence include, among others, team leadership and management, sustainability practice, green building rating systems,...

01.11.2017

Work hard but smart – practical brain wellbeing tips from Heltti’s occupational psychologist Jaakko Sahimaa

We asked health care company Heltti’s occupational psychologist Jaakko Sahimaa how to keep your expert brain happy. Don’t drain your brain. As an expert...

31.10.2017

Expert of the Week: Niklas Kaskeala – protecting our winters for the future

Solved’s Expert of the Week Niklas Kaskeala is the founder of Protect Our Winters Finland, the Finnish affiliate of the international Protect Our Winters...

25.10.2017

Expert of the Week: Alanus von Radecki – “Cities are the places where we need to solve the great challenges of our time”

Our Expert of the Week Alanus von Radecki is an experienced Head of Urban Governance Innovation.  “I think cities are the places where we...

20.10.2017

Two new dev positions in Žilina (Slovakia), Solved – The Cleantech Company

We currently have 2 open Frontend Developer positions in the Solved Žilina (Slovakia) office. We are aiming to fill these positions quickly. Apply now. In...

18.10.2017

Expert of the Week: Zuzana Kopajova – the desire to improve should come from within and not to be imposed

Solved’s Expert of the Week Zuzana Kopajova says that if a situation seems stalled or hopeless, it might just require a bit more time....

12.10.2017

Expert of the Week: Susanna Kiijärvi – “When looking for financing, a combination of expertise, persistence and an ambitious vision is needed”

Expert of the Week Susanna Kiijärvi is an entrepreneurial spirit specialised in international public financing, using business intelligence to shape sustainable strategies, identifying new...

10.10.2017

Sustainability is the key to business success – 5 tips for sustainability communications

Solved is a “born-sustainable” company. All our projects and actions aim to be environmentally positive – we want to make things much better, not just...

04.10.2017

Expert of the Week: Kata Konstantin – a professional problem solver is adaptable, calm, and humble to others and to the challenge

Kata Konstantin is a professional lawyer with several years of experience in the fields of energy and environmental law, not to mention the waste...

29.09.2017

Our Purpose: Solved will change the way things are done – locally and globally

The world is changing faster than at any time in human history. The two key drivers are climate change and the change of work. The...

28.09.2017

Looking for partners in health and bio, manufacturing and food industries in the Southwest Finland

There are still a few slots open for businesses within the health and bio, manufacturing, and food industries within the Finland Proper Region to...

22.09.2017

Saving the Baltic Sea – Submit your proposal by the end of September

Baltic Sea needs active people and innovative solutions. Submit your project proposals for the Baltic Sea Project by 30th of September! In August, Solved and...

20.09.2017

Expert of the Week: Ida Bergmann – increasing sustainability in order to protect our environment

Solved’s Expert of the Week Ida Bergmann is currently working at Aalto University School of Engineering at projects related to offshore wind energy and...

29.08.2017

Introducing Åsa Hedman, Solved Business Lead from Porvoo, Finland

Hello Åsa! Could you tell us who are you and where do you come from? I am a 39,9  year old energy expert, mother,...

28.08.2017

Why virtual collaboration benefits all?

Trust is agreed to be a fundamental factor for cooperation among virtual workforce. Efficient communication practices are crucial for virtual collaboration and therefore organisation’s role in...

23.08.2017

Expert of the Week: Christo Balinow – innovation is the solution

Solved’s Expert of the Week is Christo Balinow. He works at KIC InnoEnergy as a Business Development Manager. The goal of the community is to...

16.08.2017

Expert of the Week: Juha Karppinen – developing energy storages and harsh-environment electronics

Our Expert of the Week Juha Karppinen is a Doctor of Science working currently at Helen Oy with focus on development of on-grid energy...

09.08.2017

Expert of the Week: Elina Wanne – problem solvers aren’t born, they learn by doing

Solved’s Expert of the Week Elina Wanne is a materials scientist with strong desire to create happiness in sustainable society. “Recycling and circular economy...

04.08.2017

Expert of the Week: Erik Holmqvist – focusing on sustainability and climate change mitigation

Solved’s Expert of the Week Erik Holmqvist is an international climate change expert focusing on project development, implementation, evaluation and public procurement. Erik says...

01.08.20175 min read

The rise of self-employed experts and project work – 6 skills for employees of the future

Work will increasingly be global, project-based and technology intensive, based on The Future Work in UK report. It is a trend that employers are investing...

28.07.2017

Expert of the Week: David Witkowski – a troubleshooter with a strong desire to fix problems

David Witkowski is a results-oriented polymath and recognized leader with a background in engineering and applied physics, specializing in wireless and telecommunications. “I’ve always...

21.07.2017

Expert of the Week: Soheil Zeinali – creating a better life for the next generation, who otherwise would inherit all problems

Solved’s Expert of the Week Soheil Zeinali is a skilled professional manager in various fields – such as construction, property, energy, facility and supply...

06.07.2017

Expert of the Week: Salem Afeworki – helping people to embrace change and think differently

Solved’s Expert of the Week Salem Afeworki is a passionate sustainability and climate change professional based in Southern California.  She is the Program Director...

04.07.20175 min read

Virtual collaboration – What? Why? How?

Word from an expert: New communities are forming around cleantech, wellbeing, cooking, sports, game industry and in research, in variety of different platforms. Professionally...

07.06.2017

Complex sustainability challenges are solved by on-demand expert teams

Our city has a plan to get a tram and year-round bicycle connections between the university campus and downtown. It will be the smartest...

28.04.20175 min read

Expanding business opportunities with development banks

A variety of international financial institutions provide financing and advisory services for development. This is what you need to know. Multilateral development banks are...