You’ll be surrounded by innovation.


You’ll be surrounded by innovation.

Interested in the latest and greatest research and tech? In North Karelia, we host a pioneering business ecosystem focused on world-class innovation. We have a number of traditionally strong industries as well as new potential growth areas. Here, startups, large companies, research institutes and business development organizations work together in a uniquely open network.

Visit the smart city of Joensuu

The City of Joensuu is committed to innovative procurement and its promotion. This means that the city’s investment will focus on new solutions whenever possible. Companies in the region will have the opportunity to utilize world-class know-how and state-of-the-art research and development environments. The aim is to improve people’s quality of life and reduce the burden on the environment. The end result is smart city – a smooth combination of people, know-how and infrastructure.

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