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The secret of the attractiveness of the Kuopio region is the ease of living and the numerous opportunities it offers in business, study and leisure. With its diverse range of education options, strong research expertise and active business ecosystems, the region is a first-rate location for a developing business and for product development and industry. There is a strong regional spirit of working together, even across industry boundaries, to enable smart and sustainable business operations and the creation of new innovations.
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In the food sector, the Kuopio region is especially known for milk production and agriculture, strawberries and lake fish and fish products. Strong know-how, traceability, innovative product development and strong cooperation networks make the region particularly attractive to investors in the food industry.
The dynamic, ever-growing Kuopio region offers a wide range of business opportunities. Kuopio itself is an attractive, developing university city, in addition to which there are several smaller cities and municipalities in the region. The region is home to 248 500 residents, 15 500 businesses and 99 000 jobs. Pro-entrepreneurship and excellent business services support the birth of new businesses and the growth and internationalization of existing ones. Close cooperation and the desire to develop the Kuopio region together create a unique business climate that drives development and new innovations.
Life is not just about work and making a living. Kuopio offers you the full package for a life that tastes good: comfortable housing, an interesting variety of hobbies, cultural experiences and incredibly stunning nature. The atmosphere in Kuopio and all the things you need for a happy life bring both newcomers and returnees to the city.
For an entrepreneur, the city of Kuopio is just the right size and its open atmosphere is ideal for networking. The tone of the competition is encouraging: if that other person can succeed, so can I. Things are done with an open mind.
Many industries are growing in Kuopio. Major investments are being made in several sectors from logistics to trade, leisure and tourism. There is a lot going on right now, both in the central city area and in Tahko, and Kuopio is faring well compared to other Finnish cities. Real estate investors also believe in Kuopio.
Kuopio fosters internationally recognized, cutting-edge research in health and wellbeing and in nutrition, among other fields. This hub of science offers unique collaboration opportunities and expertise for companies. Engaging in multidisciplinary research collaboration is exceptionally easy in Kuopio.