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Jalankulkijoita Mannerheimintien jalkakäytävällä. Polkupyöriä parkissa, sivuilla taloja ja vihreitä puita. News


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.



First Call for Central Baltic Programme 2021–2027 now open

The first call for the new programme period is open from the 10th of February until 12pm (GMT+2) on the 31st of March 2022. During the programme period 2021–2027, there is 118 million euros of funding available from the European Regional Development Fund.



iEER Project Phase 3 Kicked Off

IEER phase 3 was kicked off on December 13. The iEER project is back to business boosting young entrepreneurship, this time with a timely endeavour aiming to support entrepreneurs in their recovery from the economic shock brought by the Covid pandemic.



Significant drop of 12 % in Helsinki-Uusimaa climate emissions 2020

According to a recent calculation by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), municipal climate emissions in Helsinki-Uusimaa decreased by 7 % in 2019 compared to the previous year. The emissions in all Finnish municipalities decreased by a total of 5,5 %. 

Markku Markkula and the prize. News


Helsinki-Uusimaa awarded as European Entrepreneurial Region 2021–2022

The Helsinki-Uusimaa Region has been selected European Entrepreneurial Region (EER) 2021–2022. Awarded by the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), this label of excellence goes to regions who have demonstrated outstanding entrepreneurial foresight and an intelligent growth strategy taking into account larger societal challenges.