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Our mission

To enable low-carbon urban districts globally we provide integrated solutions, partnerships, latest technology know-how and novel concepts

Our Story

Our main focus is to develop service concepts integrating latest technologies that result zero-energy zero-waste solutions without forgetting maximising the financial return of investment. We help also to provide funding to establish new businesses.

Our roots are based on both strong technology and business experience in the fields of energy and environment combined with extensive knowledge in sustainable cities and buildings.

  • Technology know-how 95%
  • Financing Resources 70%
  • Business Development 90%
  • Sustainable Concepts 100%
Reijo Kohonen

Reijo Kohonen

Chairman of the Board, Professor, D. Sc. (Tech.), eMBA

Reijo Kohonen is experienced management advisor and integrator of business applications having large experience of re-structuring in commercial sector and development of new businesses. Reijo has led hundreds of product development projects aiming at global markets (e.g. ABB). Reijo has strong technology and energy competence in building and community sectors.

Kari Larjava

Kari Larjava

CEO, Member of the Board, D.Sc. (Tech.)

Kari Larjava has acted at VTT as executive vice president and technology director, several board memberships in Cleen Ltd, Clic Innovation Ltd, Gasmet Ltd, Promotion of Technology Innovations, Paper Engineers, Koli Forum, EERA (European Energy Research Alliance) and ENERO (European Network of Environmental Research Organisations), chairman od board of VTT International Ltd, program director of national energy and environmental technology program SIHTI

Lauri Repokari

Lauri Repokari

Senior Innovation Advisor, Lic.Sc. (Tech.)

Lauri Repokari has participated in hundreds of product development projects and led several radical innovation projects including large strategic projects of global companies aiming at world changing service or product concept development. Lauri has had a remarkable role in the development of innovation laboratories of Aalto Design Factory in Finland, Siemens China, CERN Idea Square and Philips Innohub. Lauri has Licentiate in Technology degree.

Jyrki Uurtio

Jyrki Uurtio

Senior Advisor and Member of the Board, MSc. (Tech.), MBA

Jyrki Uurtio has worked during his career at top management positions in large international and multinational companies, such as ABB, Wartsila, KWH and Onninen. He has also had many positions of trust in Finnish Federation of Industries and other professional interest organisations.

Markku J. Virtanen

Markku J. Virtanen

Senior Technology Advisor, D.Sc. (Tech.)

Markku Virtanen has acted as program director of Smart Energy Networks program and has acted several years as technology manager of Building technology and indoor environment technology centre. He has been also research professor of building energy technologies and program manager of national CUBE technology program and national research program of energy use of buildings (RAKET). Markku teaches building technology in University of Applied Sciences in Mikkeli.