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Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council – A Futuremaker

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Helsinki-Uusimaa Region – Competitiveness and Well-being at the Baltic Sea

Helsinki-Uusimaa Region is at the heart of Northern Europe and at the Baltic Sea. Including the capital city of Helsinki, it has 1.7 million inhabitants, which is about a third of the entire population of Finland.

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Science Meets Regions in Helsinki-Uusimaa

The Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council has started a programme Science Meets Regions in Helsinki-Uusimaa, which can be regarded ambitious – also according to international standards.

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Helsinki-Uusimaa continuously attractive to foreign direct investment

Helsinki-Uusimaa came second in the ranking of the fDi Intelligence's Top 10 mid-sized European regions of the future 2022/23 when comparing the attraction of foreign investments. We have particularly high results in the category of economic potential, as well as in human capital and lifestyle.



Regions on the way to recovery: Mapping the gaps

What support is available for entrepreneurs struggling amidst the Covid crisis in your region? Within the iEER project, partner regions are keen to understand how to build and develop their entrepreneurial ecosystems to prepare for the post-pandemic world.

Helsinki-Uusimaa Region in Figures




million inhabitants


of those speaking another language in Finland live in Helsinki-Uusimaa


of the Finnish GDP


of R&D expenses in Finland


of the land are is forest