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Tampere Region is the second largest economic region in Finland. It has a population of more than 500.000 and there are more than 30.000 places of business. Furthermore, Finland has the best availability of scientists and engineers in the world. Finland is also ranked as the best country in university-industry collaboration in research and development. 

Tampere Business Region service consists of company and research directories. Browse these directories to find your future partners in business:

Company Directory

The Company Directory contains a representative set of businesses from the key clusters in the region and visibility to the active tech startup community. It enables national and international investors an easy access to the innovation and startup business potential in the region.

The key clusters in The Tampere Region are:

  • Manufacturing industry
  • Intelligent machines
  • ICT
  • Life science
  • Creative business
  • Nanotechnology
  • Cleantech and energy

The company directory highlights companies that have competences relevant for business in these clusters.

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Research Directory

The Research Directory highlights research groups in the Tampere Region capable and interested in industry collaboration.

Tampere Region holds three universities plus other education and research organisations that offer good availability of competent experts. In total, there are about 38.000 university students in Tampere.

  • Tampere University of Technology is the second biggest technical university in Finland.
  • University of Tampere is the most popular multidisciplinary university in Finland.
  • Tampere University of Applied Sciences is the most popular university of applied sciences in Finland.
  • Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) operates in Tampere, and provides high-end technology solutions and innovation services.

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