Invest in Kainuu
The Invest in Kainuu team is dedicated to the promotion and facilitation of inward investment to the Kainuu region in central Finland.
Our aim is to develop and raise the international profile of this region as a place in which to invest across a range of industries. Please browse the relevant areas of our website that interest you and contact us directly if you wish to make a specific enquiry.
Data Centers & Digital Business
Nordic Hotbed for Data Centres
Kainuu’s most significant growth industry is the data centre ecosystem, centered on the Renforsin Ranta Business Park, formerly a UPM paper mill until its closure in 2008.
Continuous development of biofuel ecosystem
In recent years, biofuels from residues and wastes have gained greater attention in low-carbon fuel regulations. Such fuel have a substantial potential role in reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions from the transport sector.
The big growth sector in Kainuu
The mining industry has been a growth sector in Kainuu. Finland has a long history of mining activity, and Finnish metallurgical technology and manufacturers of mining equipment are well known throughout the international mining community.
Tourism has a great significance to Kainuu’s economy.
Tourism has a great significance to Kainuu’s economy. The development of the tourism industry is a vital factor for Kainuu and at the same time it presents great opportunities.
”For the industry to recover, travellers will need to feel safe and confident that their health is protected” say World Economic Forum
For travelers to feel the confidence to start travelling again, the World Economic Forum has been looking at the key requirements to get the world tourism business back online. Investors…Read more
CSC is prioritising the provision of computing capacity and expert assistance for research aimed at combating the COVID-19 pandemic
Across the CSC supercomputing environment, some of which is located in their Kajaani data centre, a joint project carried out by four Finnish research organisations has studied the transport and…Read more
COVID-19 in Kainuu
The team at Invest in Kainuu are monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and its impact, and doing all we can to ensure that any interaction between our customers, partners and…Read more
20 Investor organisations hear about Kainuu Investment opportunities
The Finnish ambassador to the UK hosted a small group of London based international investors at the official residence in London. Presentations from Business Finland, Invest in Kainuu (Kainuun Etu…Read more
The Arctic Connect Project to Power Business in Northern Finland
Regional Council of Kainuu is strongly involved in the Arctic Connect project, exploring the possibilities to construct a digital bridge between Europe and Asia via the Northeast Passage. The region…Read more