Vibrant Vaasa region
Vaasa region is with its 115 000 inhabitants an attractive, international, energetic and safe environment for residents, entrepreneurship and high-level knowledge.
Even in international standards, the region is a pioneer, especially in metal and energy industries. Through the success of leading enterprises, the region has developed a vast business network, which employs people throughout the region. Cooperation between businesses and institutions of higher education enables rapid advancement and high-quality workforce. To counterbalance the industry, the Vaasa region also has traditional agricultural production, farms specialised in organic production and countryside tourism, and plenty of regional entrepreneurship. More information can be found at the website of VASEK >>>
The most energetic region in Finland
Vaasa region is a centre of energy know-how. More than a quarter of jobs in the Finnish energy industry are already here, and the field is growing continuously.
The energy cluster comprises over a hundred companies, which employ approximately 12 000 people. This cluster of thriving energy companies and their subcontractors is the most significant concentration of energy industry in Scandinavia. Businesses of the rapidly growing energy cluster need more skilled workers all the time. In fact, the Vaasa region and the entire province of Ostrobothnia have the best employment situation in mainland Finland.
Over 70 percent of the energy cluster's production is exported. Many energy businesses are investing especially in sustainable energy and energy-saving technologies. Read more on energy know-how in the Vaasa region at the website of EnergyVaasa >>>
Energy Technology Cluster in a Nutshell (pdf)
We have the energy! Vaasa -brochure (pdf)
Website of Regional Council of Ostrobothnia
Website of Vaasa City
Website of Vaasa Region Development Company (VASEK)
Website of EnergyVaasa
Website of Virtual Vaasa