We are a very experienced team of experts with background in serving private businesses, Finnish national organisations and decision making as well as international organisations (UN, EU, OSCE etc.) on all levels from the field to the decision making in the cabinets.
News & Publications
15-16 October - Rescheduled for Autumn 2020 due to Covid-19
Meet Comprendum at
- SURO 2020, National Disaster Days 15-16 October Laurea University of Applied Sciences, Leppävaara campus and
- Crisis Management Now at Wanha Satama in Helsinki
October 2020 - Dates coming soon
The events present Finland's national and international preparedness for major disasters, as well as the future of crisis management and Finland's participation in peacebuilding, peacekeeping and crisis management worldwide.
At the events, we present the innovative solutions and services Comprendum and our partner have to offer in support to disaster and humanitarian relief as well as peacekeeping and crisis management operations.
12 Feb 2020
Comprendum Oy has signed a framework agreement for 2020-2023 with Swedish Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) for provision of Water Supply systems for 200 persons Base Camps. The complete system, deployable ready installed in one 8 foot container, supplies the camp with 200L/h drinking water and 400L/h hygiene water. The system is designed, built and provided together with Finnish companies; Solarwater Solutions and IC2Feeniks.
MSB has an agreement with European Union to act as the strategic warehouse for EU crisis management operations and will provide EU with the capacity to launch a new mission of up to of 200 persons within 30 days with all the necessary equipment.
6 Feb 2020
Comprendum Oy participated in the Finnish team at Humanitarian Networks & Partnerships Week 2020 in Geneva 3-6 February 2020. Together with Finnish governemental, non-governemental organisations as well as universities of applied sciences, civil society experts and enterprises we had an exceptional opportunity for networking and showcasing Finnish competencies and innovations for Humanitarian needs. Comrpendum was given an opprtunity to present our concept for a broad international audience at the speakers corner.
24 Sep 2019
Comprendum Oy ja Laurea ammattikorkeakoulu ovat solmineet yhteistyösopimuksen Tulevaisuuden polku -hankkeen toteuttamisessa. Yrittäjyyslähtöisen hankkeen tavoitteena on vahvistaa turvapaikanhakijoiden ymmärrystä liiketoiminnan mahdollisuuksista Irakissa yhteistyössä suomalaisten yritysten kanssa. Tulevaisuuden polku on Euroopan unionin sisäasioiden, AMIF-rahastosta rahoitettu vuoden kestävä (1.8.2019 – 31.7.2020) pilottihanke. Comprendum Oy toteuttaa hankkeessa selvitystyön, jossa kartoitetaan Irakin markkinoiden kysyntään vastaavien suomalaisten pk-yritysten halukkuutta ja mahdollisuuksia aloittaa liiketoiminta Irakissa. Comprendum osallistuu myös turvapaikanhakijoiden ja yrityksen välisen yhteistyömallin suunnitteluun, yritysten valintaan sekä yritysten hankkeeseeen ja turvapaikanhakijoiden yrityksiin perehdyttämisiin yhteistyössä Laurean ja Haaga-Helian asiantuntijoiden kanssa.
Gustav Öller, Comprendum Oy (gustav.oller(at)comprendum.com)
Pauli Turunen, projektipäällikkö, Laurea-ammattikorkeakoulu (pauli.turunen(at)laurea.fi)
Pia Kiikeri, projektipäällikkö, Haaga-Helia ammattikorkeakoulu (pia.kiikeri(at)haaga-helia.fi)
12 Sep 2019
Rehome Toilet - Chosen by godfather of Italian design, Alberto Alessi as the most interesting phenomena at Habitare 2019 exhibition in Helsinki. Rehome toilet, dry closet is designed to be transported as a flat pack and assembled on site. It is designed to sergve the expanding needs of crisis areas, refugee environment and outdoor events.
28-31 May 2019
Comprendum CEO, Gustav Öller part of the Finnish delegation at the 5th UN Partnership for Technology in Peacekeeping seminar in Nur Sultan, Kazakstan. Exploring possibilities to better support UN Smart Camp and other initiatives with Finnish innovative techcnologies.
15 May 2019
Comprendum signed a co-operation agreement with Lahti University for Applied Sciences (LAMK). This cooperation starts with being member of the Rehome project steering group. Rehome projects aims to provide furniture solutions for primary needs in crisis, disasters and other urgent and temporary needs using fully recyclable materials.
4-8 Feb 2019
Comprendum participated at the Finnish joint boot in Humanitarian Networks & Partnerships Week, HNPW in Geneva 2019.
27-29 Nov 2018
Comprendum at International Disaster Response / International Security Expo in London. CEO Gustav Öller gave a brief at the capability workshop on "Harnessing innovation in SMEs to disaster relief and reconstruction". We participated together with our ResCamp Modules partner companies.
14-15 Nov 2018
Comprendum at AIDEX 2018 in Brussels. Comprendum and its ResCamp Modules partner companies participated together with several Finnish companies at the Finnish pavillion now for the second time.
Comprendum "Team Aidex 2018" in the picture below.
12-13 Nov 2018
Comprendum participated at UN Nordic Procurement seminar at UN City, Copenhagen. Our Chairman of the board, Erkki Pekonen acted as the Finnish panelist discussing private enterprises role and possibilities in supporting UN more efficently in the future.
Comprendum assists East African Stand-by Force Secretariat in Kenya, Nairobi to operationalize their Situation Room & Early Warning functions. This is an important part of the African Union Continental Early Warning System (CEWS) covering the region of EASF member states; Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya, Dijbouti, Somalia, Sheyschelles, Comoros Island, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan. Also the linkage with other Regional Mechanisms like COMESA, EAC and IGAD early warning mechanisms are essential.
Finland-Somalia workshop for enterprises with Save the Children, Finland & Finland-Somalia Association. Comprendum participated in the workshop discussing possibilities to boost business cooperation and development in the fields of mobile healthcare, digitalisation, off-grid energy solutions, data collection etc.
UNTIL FIN to be established in Otaniemi, Espoo 2018. At the SLUSH 2018 side event: "Role of technology innovation in advancing the progress towards the 2030 agenda" Finnish minister for Foreign Trade, Kai Mykkänen announced the establishment of UN Technology Innovation Laboratory in Espoo Otaniemi in January 2018. Comprendum participated in the event and has already offered to participate in the area of Peace & Security.
ResCamp Modules system was very well received at Aidex 2017. A lot of interest was shown by visitors and aid delivery professionals from organisations and companies and we have extended our networks even more. In the aftermath Comprendum is now involved in discussions on how to resolve the needs of some interested oragnisations.