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Proposals of the Shareholders’ Nomination Board to the Annual General Meeting

TECHNOPOLIS PLC      STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE   January 30, 2015 at 9 a.m.

Proposals of the Shareholders’ Nomination Board to the Annual General Meeting

The Shareholders’ Nomination Board proposes the following to the Annual General Meeting convening on March 27, 2015:

Resolution on the Remuneration of the Members of the Board of Directors

The Shareholders’ Nomination Board proposes to the General Meeting that duly elected members of the Board of Directors be paid the following annual remuneration for the term of office expiring at the end of the next Annual General Meeting:

to the Chairman of the Board of Directors: EUR 55,000
to the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors: EUR 31,500
to the other members of the Board of Directors: EUR 26,250 each.

The annual remuneration is paid on the condition that the Board member commits to using 50% of their annual remuneration to acquire Technopolis Plc shares on the market at the price determined in public trading. The shares are to be acquired within three weeks of the publication of the Interim Report for January 1 – March 31, 2015. If the shares cannot be acquired due to insider regulations in that time period, the shares shall be acquired outright once it is possible in accordance with the insider regulations in force at that time. Board members are not allowed to transfer any shares obtained as annual remuneration before their membership of the Board has ended. The Board members having long-term, increasing shareholdings is in the interests of all shareholders.

The Nomination Board proposes that, for participation in the meetings of the Board of Directors, each member of the Board shall, in addition to the annual fee, be paid a fee of EUR 600 and the Chairman of the Board of Directors a fee of EUR 1,200 for each Board meeting, as well as that each member of a committee will be paid a fee of EUR 600 and the chairmen of the committees a fee of EUR 800 for each committee meeting. The Nomination Board further proposes that each member of the Board of Directors whose place of residence is outside of Finland shall, however, be paid a fee of EUR 900 and the Chairman of the Board of Directors a fee of EUR 1,800 for each Board meeting, as well as that each member of a committee shall be paid a fee of EUR 900 and the chairmen of the committee a fee of EUR 1,200 for each committee meeting, provided that the member of the Board of Directors is physically present at the meeting venue. The Nomination Board proposes that the travel expenses of the members of the Board of Directors and the members of the committees shall be compensated for in accordance with the company’s travel policy.

Resolution on the Number of Members of the Board of Directors

The Nomination Board proposes to the General Meeting that the Board of Directors shall comprise six (6) members.

Election of the Chairman, Vice Chairman and Members of the Board of Directors

The Nomination Board proposes to the General Meeting that the following individuals be re-elected as members of the Board of Directors for a term of office ending at the end of the next Annual General Meeting: Mr. Carl-Johan Granvik, Mr. Jorma Haapamäki, Mr. Pekka Korhonen, and Mr. Pekka Ojanpää. Former members of the Board of Directors, Ms. Sari Aitokallio and Mr. Timo Ritakallio, have informed that they are no longer available for re-election.

In addition, the Nomination Board proposes that Mr. Reima Rytsölä and Ms. Annica Ånäs are elected as new members of the Board of Directors for the same term of office.

Reima Rytsölä, M.Soc.Sc., CEFA, AMP, born in 1969, serves currently Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company as the Chief Investment Officer. Previously he has held a position of the Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Banking and the Member of the Group Executive Committee at Pohjola Bank Plc with Group-level responsibility for major corporate and institutional customers, as well as other management and investment positions at Pohjola Bank Plc and its subsidiaries. Reima Rytsölä is a member of the Board of VVO-group plc.

Annica Ånäs, LL.M., MBA, born 1971, serves currently Atrium Ljungberg AB, a real estate company listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, as the Chief Financial Officer with responsibility of financing and financial reporting, real estate valuation and analysis, investor relations and communication as well as IT and law.  Previously she has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Hemsö AB and also as the Senior Controller of Atrium Ljungberg AB. In addition, she has served as the CEO of Producenterna AB, a communication company belonging to the Bonnier Group. She has positions of trust as a member of the Board of Directors of EMS Fastighetsaktiebolag and as Chairman of the Board of TL Bygg AB.

Furthermore, the Nomination Board proposes that Mr. Carl-Johan Granvik be elected as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Mr. Jorma Haapamäki as the Vice Chairman for the same term of office.

All the nominees are considered independent of the Company and of the significant shareholders of the Company, except for Mr. Reima Rytsölä who serves Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company, the largest shareholder of the Company, as the Chief Investment Officer.

The information essential to the Board work of all the proposed individuals is presented on the company’s website www.technopolis.fi.

For further information::

Risto Murto, Chairman of the Nomination Board, phone +358 10 244 3119

Technopolis provides the best addresses for companies to operate and succeed in five countries in the Nordic-Baltic region. The company develops, owns and operates a chain of 20 smart business parks that combine services with flexible and modern office space. The company’s core value is to continuously exceed customer expectations by providing outstanding solutions to 1,700 companies and their 40,000 employees in Finland, Norway, Estonia, Russia and Lithuania. The Technopolis Plc share (TPS1V) is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

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