Helsinki-Uusimaa reaching for the global top in circular economy
The Helsinki-Uusimaa Circular Valley is a community with municipalities, various organisations, research institutions and experts – together we take Helsinki-Uusimaa and Finland to the pinnacle of circular economy.Read more
HelsinkiSmart highlights the smart expertise in Helsinki-Uusimaa
The website Helsinkismart.fi showcases the most innovative and interesting projects, companies and ideas in Helsinki-Uusimaa. We call the international community to join us and to create smart innovations together!More on the helsinkismart.fi
Regional Mayor Tuija Telén believes in strong cooperation and visions a splendid future for Helsinki-Uusimaa
The Regional Mayor of Helsinki-Uusimaa, Ms Tuija Telén wants to tell us about her visions for the region and its Regional Council. She emphasizes the regional strengths, which are built up by international focuses and competence networks. She also thinks the Regional Council has a strong role of bringing together actors for cooperation.
Despite mitigation actions, the climate of the Helsinki-Uusimaa Region will be changing during the future decades. The project Visioning a climate resilient Helsinki-Uusimaa (VILKKU) aims to create the first regional vulnerability study and adaptation plan.
Local and regional representatives of the Scandria Alliance and the CPMR Baltic Sea Commission, together with EU and national representatives, met in Helsinki on 6-7 November to discuss the implications of the new geopolitical context on transport and infrastructures in the Baltic Sea Region and wider Europe.
Helsinki-Uusimaa Region has acquired over 400 million euros of EU funding from EU’s top research and innovation (R&I) funding programme Horizon Europe in 2021-23. Helsinki-Uusimaa Region has received more Horizon Europe funding than all other Finnish regions combined.
The Helsinki-Uusimaa Region is known for its activities in international research and innovation. The Region aims to strengthen its top expertise and the EU-level investments given for research, development and innovation, RDI. There is an interest to become a Regional Innovation Valley, as well.
Helsinki-Uusimaa Region in Figures
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