TechTurku – new kinds of service models and digital applications
TechTurku is a leading technology industry cluster which unites artificial intelligence, robotics and automation in an unprecedented way. The production methods are the most modern in the world, and are based on decades of strong applied expertise in ICT.
From mining vehicles to premium cars
Extensive co-operation networks and strong regional collaboration between the lines of business enhance the international competitiveness of the TechTurku network. The industry lives on exports, and products and services originating in the Turku region, such as large engines, high-quality mining vehicles, premium cars, and modern welding automation technology generate success stories around the world.
TechTurku in figures
- Southwest Finland is the third most important technology industry cluster in Finland
- Turnover of technology industry companies in Southwest Finland totals 4.6 billion euros
- Recruitment need for personnel with a university degree will nearly double in the region from 2017–2021
Turku region is also a pioneer in the utilisation of e.g. big data, robotics and sensor technology. The region offers a genuine environment for the piloting of new innovations and future solutions.
Product, production, business and expertise development in the Turku region is promoted by Turku Future Technologies which offers access to the networks and expertise of an extensive network of universities.
The most important companies of the TurkuTech cluster are Wärtsilä, Valmet Automotive, Sandvik, Teleste, Turku Energia, Paylq, and Affecto.