Business Kuopio


Ingredients of Hanna Partanen’s kalakukko are sourced locally


Baking traditional kalakukko already into its fourth generation, Hanna Partanen’s bakery sources its ingredients from the Kuopio region. Time and...
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3D Talo relies on technology and the help of mentors


Pioneer in the VR industry, 3D Talo Finland Oy has only written the first few chapters of its success story,...
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Kuopio Living Lab at the heart of North Savo product innovation


The DigitalHack2020 event created new solutions for the social services field as well as jobs for new developers. The DigitalHack2020...
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Appointments in the Invest & Expand in Pohjois-Savo project of the Kuopio Business Development Services


The Business Development Services of the City of Kuopio has appointed three people to work for the Invest & Expand...
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Appointment: Maarit Manninen becomes Business Promotion Officer at Kuopio Business Development Services


Maarit Manninen, M.Sc. (Econ.), M.Sc. (Soc. Sc.), has been appointed Business Promotion Officer at the Business Development Services of the...
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Kuopio Animal Park – a developing place rich in experience


During its brief history, the renewed Kuopio Animal Park has already received the Best Service in Savo recognition and its...
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Dream Circus – courage and dreams


Dream Circus Ltd was a dream come true for two sisters from Savo and born out of their faith in...
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Future success stories are created in open talent networks


Ecosystems and clusters are a resource for businesses and organizations. They enrich knowledge and increase attention value in national and...
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Pride in the Community for Personal Competence


Success stories emerge from places where they have room to grow. The attitude of Kuopio’s residents is built on courage,...
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Easy, cost-effective entry to the international market


Export promotion and networking trips to support the internationalization of businesses have been arranged under the Kuopio Goes concept already...
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Regional cooperation improves the effectiveness of attracting investments


Activities to promote regional attractiveness, successfully initiated during the project Invest and Grow in Kuopio Region (INGROW), will now continue....
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Vireum on the road to success


CEO Antti Väänänen from Vireum Oy, a company providing a full range of services for AI solutions, encourages new businesses...
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Kuopio Living Lab branches out to consumer research


Changes in consumption and buying patterns have made it a challenge to get a product on the market and keep...
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Heart2Save product sprung from a practical insight


Heart2Save Oy is a research-based company from Kuopio that has developed a device for the detection of heart arrhythmia at...
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Genelec puts people first


Siamäk Naghian, Managing Director of the globally successful loudspeaker manufacturer Genelec Oy, considers it an advantage to the company that...
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New annual publication Kuopio by Nature is the city’s business card


Kuopio by Nature is the new English-language journal published annually by the city of Kuopio. Resembling a journal, the publication...
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Kiho’s strength arises from perseverance


The software company Kiho has walked a long road through hardships to triumph, raising its credit rating from the bottom...
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How city bikes collect open data


A hunch doesn’t make for a good argument. Kuopio’s successful city bike acquisition is one of many projects to benefit...
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Partanen & Lamusuo – design from the heart


The creative design and architectural agency Partanen & Lamusuo Ltd was born when a designer couple joined their forces. The...
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Support for self-employed now open for applications


Self-employed can apply for support starting on April 15th. The city of Kuopio feels that it is important to react...
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The city of Kuopio takes measures to ease the situation of local companies


The Coronavirus pandemic and the measures introduced by the Finnish Government on 16 March 2020 have had a significant impact...
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A dynamic team behind the success of Call to Action


The marketing agency Call to Action has noticed that you can develop your business in cooperation with your partners as...
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Measures taken due to the Coronavirus outbreak


On 16 March 2020, the Government decided on additional measures to address the coronavirus outbreak in Finland. The aim of...
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Kuopio received a significant recognition


Kuopio was awarded the highest four-star reference site recognition for its exemplary work to support active and healthy ageing. European...
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Charles River’s superior expertise in drug discovery sets them apart


Charles River specializes in contract research for pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. Confidence in their own expertise has been the driving...
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Kuopio Living Lab is branching out to new fields


The City of Kuopio’s Living Lab service, originally developed for wellbeing and health technology businesses, is expanding its scope. In...
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