Southeast Finland is the marketplace with green opportunities - and it is a great home for big and small companies. Southeast Finland boasts the densest forest industry hub in Europe, significant investments are made by the strong industries, such as the forest- and bio industries. There are the worlds largest concentration of renewable forest industry, also a pioneer in new innovations and circular economy. The public and private sectors have committed to joint goals, and flexible decision-making is a reality.
One of the three universities of technology in Finland is located in the area. It is the leader in energy technology and environmental engineering in Finland.
The expertise in renewable issues is reflected in the bioeconomy and cleantech innovations and world class companies. The strong industrial traditions, efficient infrastructure and skilled work force lay a solid foundation for industrial operations. The technical expertise in the Southeast Finland encompasses areas such as innovative cleantech solutions, software suitable for multiple fields, automated management systems and the processing of fuels and liquids.
In Southeast Finland, there is a rapidly growing network of energy technology and environmental engineering companies operating in conjunction for example with the university. The entire bio-economy value chain is already in place in the area. With its commitment to ambitious environmental objectives, the cities in Southeast Finland offer a great environment for businesses operating in the fields of bioeconomy, energy technology and environmental engineering.