The Helsinki-Uusimaa Region is a forward-looking problem solver. It is one of the fastest-growing areas in Europe and the driving force for economic growth in Finland. Almost 100 000 companies and a third of all jobs in Finland are located here. Helsinki-Uusimaa is a dynamic knowledge hub and innovation centre for the new European business and politics.
In our region, we have the capital city of Helsinki but also very small municipalities. This creates a unique opportunity to test and pilot smart and digital solutions for different-sized cities and municipalities.
The Helsinki-Uusimaa Region produces various configurable products using for example industrial IoT and mobile technologies. We develop leading-edge technologies for future industries and processes. In Helsinki-Uusimaa there is a broad innovation activity in different fields of strategic value chains such as self-driving vehicles, smart health, hydrogen technology, and cyber security. Areas covered by the theme include, for example, new industrial processes, health technologies, robotics, and travel.