The municipality of Kaavi is managing the ESF (European Social Fund) funded Kaavi100 project, which started on 1st of January 2018 and ends on 31st of December 2019. Tapani Tirkkonen is the Innovation and Employment Coordinator. For the first time in Finland, experiments are being carried out in Finland to determine whether new inventions, service ideas, etc. will bring new jobs, products (innovations) to existing or emerging companies. In terms of unemployment, the focus is targeted at employing. Municipals youth services, as well as other prepared cooperation channels are used in the process.
The Federation of Finnish Inventors helps to find enough inventions and also helps with securing inventions. The Innovation and Employment Coordinator uses his own inventor’s cooperation channels also.
Innovation and Employment Coordinator
Mr. Tapani Tirkkonen
+358 40 556 74 76