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In Finland, we like to be at the cutting-edge. We’re the biggest contributor to innovation per capita, with huge growth, business, and investment opportunities spanning a wide range of industries. Discover what Finland has to offer your business.
Circular & biobased solutions
Sustainable use of natural resources
We’re experts in the sustainable use of our rich natural resources, which creates a unique platform for bio-based production, partnerships, and growth opportunities.
Sustainable wood-based innovations
More than 75% of Finland is covered in forest, 90% of which is PEFC certified. Our sustainable wood-based innovations are accelerating climate change mitigation while offering new business opportunities in everything from textiles to biofuels.
Extraordinary environment for data centers
Finland combines rock-solid reliability, low energy prices, and the world’s fastest data connections to create an extraordinary environment for data centers.
Finland is one of the world’s most cost-effective data center locations thanks to low and stable electricity costs, reduced energy taxes, and a reliable power grid. Investors can turn recovered heat waste into a sustainable, sellable asset too.
Digital solutions & technologies
Smart digital solutions
A trailblazer in smart, sustainable digital solutions, Finland is leading the way in IoT, cybersecurity, quantum computing, smart mobility, AI, and sustainable manufacturing.
Global leader in the IoT
Finland has fast become a global leader in the IoT thanks to a collaborative ecosystem of innovative companies and research institutions, talent, and testbeds. This ensures the whole technology portfolio is truly world-class.
Energy & Electrification
Finnish companies are global market leaders in renewable technologies. Over 40% of our energy is renewable and we have bold plans to be carbon neutral by 2035.
Stable smart grid markets
Finland has one of the world’s most advanced and stable smart grid markets. Our electricity prices are among the lowest in Europe and we’re making energy even smarter with smart grid 2.0. It’s the ideal testbed for tomorrow’s energy solutions.
Finland is famed for its fresh ingredients from forests, fields, and water. Home to the world’s northernmost agriculture, we have thousands of years of experimentation under our belts – and we’re still innovating with new tastes and sustainable products.
Cool weather and clean soil
Finland’s cool weather, clean soil, and limited use of pesticides and fertilizers create the ideal conditions for luminous oats, as well as wild berries, herbs, mushrooms, and other crops.
Gaming & Metaverse
Globally competitive gaming industry
In the past decade, Finland has developed a globally recognized and competitive gaming industry. From Angry Birds to Clash of Clans, we’ve produced some of the world’s favorite games.
Home to global gaming giants, a robust gaming community and next-gen VR, AR and MR technologies, the Finnish gaming industry is a multi-billion-euro opportunity.
Health & life sciences
Small giant in healthcare
Finland is a small giant in global healthcare. Our unique R&D infrastructure, easy access to health talent and data, and manufacturing prowess have created an environment where all industry players – big and small – can thrive.
Finland is fuelling healthcare innovation with expertise that combines medical, engineering, and health tech know-how in a world-class innovation ecosystem.
New Space Economy
Global player in the New Space Economy
Finland is a global player in the New Space Economy. As well as driving rapid developments in space exploration, we’re pioneering new technologies to predict and prevent ecological threats and natural disasters.
Finnish satellite technology
Finnish-built nano-satellite technology is helping to shape next-generation telecommunication satellites that can gather timely information relating to everything from the environment to transport to businesses.
Travel & Fairs
Finland is a global travel hotspot
Combining clean and unspoiled nature, easy accessibility, and high sustainability standards, Finland has transformed into a global travel hotspot. The market is ripe for new services and concepts from international brands.
€8 billion industry in 10 years
Travelers are falling in love with Finland, fast. In fact, the Finnish tourism industry is set to rise to €8 billion in the next ten years.
Super engineers, assemble!
More and more, Finland is known as “the land of the super engineers” – and a new study lends credibility to the notion. The TechSkillsAtlas 2023 study shows that the engineering muscle is in fine form in Finland – and still gaining momentum.
Booster for better business
One may not immediately associate Finland as a healthtech powerhouse – but the wellbeing-minded Finns have, indeed, built a rather convincing case. From advanced medical devices doing, say, measuring and imaging to IVD diagnostics and laboratory equipment used in therapy and rehabilitation, Finnish Healthtech is clearly on roll. (And don’t even get me going about the startup scene.)
Information Age pioneers going strong
Believe the hype: Finland is still the hi-tech superpower it’s cracked up to be – with plenty of momentum still left, too. According to the newest comprehensive TechSkillsAtlas™ 2023 study, it seems evident that Finland remains solid in all things tech and continues to improve in key areas. What’s more, Finland is also getting better at re-engaging with its tech talent pool.