The Turku region offers a strong foundation for business and innovation activities. The success is based on industrious entrepreneurs but also long-term co-operation between different actors. The determined and persevering work of the universities and municipalities in the region for the local spearhead fields has supported the rise of the Turku region into the engine of Finland’s economic growth. The key factors of success are top research, growth-seeking and networked companies, as well as business-friendly municipalities and cities that are actively looking for new operating models.
The spearhead field of Turku Business Region are CleanTurku (bio and circular economies and cleantech), HealthTurku (health and well-being), ExperienceTurku (movies, games, tourism), MaritimeTurku (maritime industry), and TechTurku (manufacturing and technology industries).