Finland declares EUR100m regional stimulus package to espouse ‘digital, sustainable society’

The Finnish government announced EUR100 million fund to support the economy hit by the COVID-19 crisis. The fund will be dedicated to projects focusing on research and development, job creation and combating youth unemployment, and mismatches in the labour market. As explained by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, ‘the aim is to reform the economic structure so that it relies on competence and innovation and has an international orientation. These recovery measures will promote digitalisation and support the creation of a sustainable and carbon-neutral society.’