Regions

Seven regions of the ENF area

Lapland is the beacon of the Arctic region, where growth and well-being are based on the sustainable refining of natural resources and conditions. Lapland is a pioneer in Arctic circular economy and Arctic sustainable tourism. Read more…

Oulu Region is an attractive hub of top-level technological and ICT expertise. The region’s strengths lie in the fields of bioeconomy, metal industry, wood building and RDI-expertise in health technology. Read more…

Kainuu has abundant and versatile natural resources, an attractive environment for living and travelling, and the skills to utilise these assets as products and services. The industrial spearheads in Kainuu are bioeconomy, extractive industry, tourism, metal industry and ICT and electronics. Read more…

Central Ostrobothnia is known for the Biovalley area. The abundant natural resources of the area have become the core for a diverse expertise cluster for the chemical, bioeconomy and mineral industries, with strong connections to international trade. Read more…

Pohjois-Savo is the producer of the world’s leading machine and energy technology products and services. In addition, the area’s strengths include a versatile wood industry, significant activities in the food product industry and top-notch expertise in welfare technologies. Read more…

In North Karelia, smart and sustainable growth is built on innovative technologies and materials, and novel solutions in the field of forest bioeconomy. In fact, forest bioeconomy has become the core for an internationally recognised expertise cluster in North Karelia. Read more…

The global strengths of South Savo, namely forests, food and water, create a foundation for smart specialisation and give companies a competitive edge and a chance for international growth. Read more…