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Minister of Entrepreneurship and IT Rene Tammist and the President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid. Photo: Jelena Rudi
20.02.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

New e-Estonia Briefing Centre taking Estonian digital success stories to the world

Press release by Enterprise Estonia On February 19th, the President of the Republic of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid opened the new e-Estonia Briefing Centre in the Öpiku Building in Ülemiste City, which introduces our unique digital society and e-solutions to high-level foreign visitors from both the...
13.02.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Simson: We are taking the first step in restoring the Estonian merchant fleet

Today, at the sitting of the Parliament of Estonia a package of bills to bring ships under the Estonian flag will be at the third reading. This is the first step in restoring the Estonian merchant fleet and bringing three hundred large cargo ships to the Estonian ship register in the next seven...
01.02.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Finland decided to officially join the Rail Baltica joint venture

On Friday, the Finnish government decided to set up a separate company, Oy Suomen Rata AB, to develop the railway industry in its entirety. According to Kadri Simson, the Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, RB Rail AS, a joint venture in Rail Baltica, will become one of the...
Annika Haas
24.01.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The state issues the first 5G frequency licenses

The Minister of Enterpreneurship and Information Technology Rene Tammist signed a draft regulation setting the basis, so that electronic communications operators can start developing the next generation a.k.a. 5G communications networks. The introduction of 5G bandwidths creates new opportunities...
15.01.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Tammist: Estonia’s economic situation is good, but we should keep our sights on the future

Estonian Institute of Economic Research’s quarterly survey shows that the economic situation is good, but the prognosis warns of a slowdown in economic growth. If the expected economic growth for last year was 3,6%, then 2019 forecast is 0,3% points smaller. Main positive factors contributing...
Net Group team celebrating
15.12.2018|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The winner of the first e-governance hackathon is Net Group with its solution for the Emergency Centre

Nineteen IT enterprises presented their campaign solutions in the competition for new e-governance solutions, organised by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications and Garage48. Net Group, who offered a solution to the problem raised by the Emergency Centre regarding submission of images...
Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology Rene Tammist.
07.09.2018|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Ratas: The competitiveness of the Estonian start-up environment can be further enhanced

Press realease by the Estonian Government: https://www.valitsus.ee/en/news/ratas-competitiveness-estonian-start-environment-can-be-further-enhanced Today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met today with representatives of start-up companies to discuss possibilities of making the Estonian start-up field...
From the left: Rene Tammist, Jüri Ratas, Kersti Kaljulaid.
22.08.2018|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Rene Tammist assumed the office of Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology

Today, Rene Tammist, the newly appointed Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology, assumed office by taking the oath of office in the Riigikogu. "I wish strength and endurance to Rene Tammist and hope for his quick acclimatisation to the new office, as the government must...
Minister Kadri Simson with her Latvian colleagues before the joint session of Estonian and Latvian governments. Photos: Government Communications Bureau
21.08.2018|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonian and Latvian ministers emphasized the importance of mobility between two countries

Kadri Simson, Estonian minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, and Uldis Augulis, Latvian minister of Transport, expressed the wish to further develop railway connections between the two countries. This includes both Rail Baltica and developing Tartu-Valga/ Valka-Riga rail route. „In...
Kadri Simson, the Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure also participated.
12.06.2018|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Corner stone for Balticconnector laid down in Finland on Friday

Press realease by Elering: https://elering.ee/en/corner-stone-balticconnector-laid-down-finland-friday On Friday, the corner stone of the compression station of the Balticconnector gas link between Estonia and Finland was laid down in Inkoo, Finland to mark the start of the construction work of...

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