SILTA supports entrepreneurship among young people by providing a cooperative structure through which they can grow their business ideas and receive training, mentoring and peer support.
Projects & Practice
Promoting the sustainable management of small, privately owned forests. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'LEADER' category.
A company that produces ice-cider in northern Sweden, combined RDP support and crowdfunding to plant an apple orchard that would support its production needs.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
A start-up business in Finland used RDP financing to carry out a feasibility study which helped lower the risks in upscaling their production capacity of biocomposites.
Setting up a catering company and café utilising the culinary skills of migrants.