There are approximately 170,000 people living in the Jyväskylä region. The region’s location in the heart of Finland is optimal with excellent air, rail and road connections to everywhere in Finland and abroad.
Business life in the Jyväskylä region is diverse. The area boasts a substantial technology industry and a timber and building product industry, but there are also important emerging industries ranging from wellness to bioenergy and from ICT to skill-intensive business services. The region is renowned for its strong international leading companies, such as Metso Paper, Valtra, Moventas, Panda and Harvia.
Business life in the region is supported by new business parks with the adjoining development and support services needed by companies, allowing them to be placed in the immediate vicinity of networks and services. There are also flexible development services offered to companies.
Jyväskylä is a student city with a youthful and open atmosphere – no less than every third passer-by is a student! The city has one of the most esteemed universities in Finland, and the University of Applied Science is the second most popular in Finland. There is also a wide range of vocational education available. High-quality education ensures that companies will have a skilled workforce now and also in the years to come. When you invest in Jyväskylä, you invest in the future!