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  1. 1. The Jyväskylä Region
  2. 2. Jyväskylä Regional Development Company Jykes Ltd Established in 1996 Personnel: 46, of which 39 regular employees Turnover in 2012: EUR 8.3 m, of which municipalities account for EUR 5.6 m In 2013 funding from municipalities (main source of funding): EUR 31.04 / resident Municipalities’ holdings City of Jyväskylä 80.13 % Municipality of Laukaa 12.80 % Municipality of Muurame 4.92 % Municipality of Uurainen 2.15 %
  3. 3. The Jyväskylä Region Population figures 2012 Jyväskylä 133 405 Laukaa 18 483 Muurame 9 573 Uurainen 3 572 Owner-municipalities of Jykes Total 165 033
  4. 4. Jykes’ vision The Jyväskylä Region is Finland’s best international growth centre for people-centred knowhow and renewable entrepreneurship.
  5. 5. Jykes’ mission Jykes creates and develops companies’ operating conditions, promotes the emergence of profitable business and jobs and operates as an active partner in the global network of innovation hubs.
  6. 6. Definition of activities • In cooperation with local, national and international partners, we provide for the success of our customers: – Business start-up advisory service – Advisory services for companies already operating – Business development services with local, national and international partners – A competitive business environment for companies operating in the region and for companies setting up in the region and eager to grow and develop
  7. 7. Services provided by Jykes • Start-up and entrepreneurship – Start-up advice (Luotsi - Enterprise Service Centre) – Advising companies already in operation – Business incubation – Company godparents – Services related to ownership change • Grow and develop – Development services for industry – Development services for the service sector
  8. 8. Services provided by Jykes • Internationalization – Foreign trade advisory service – Business contact search (HAKU) – Foreign trade support (TUKI) – Foreign trade information services • Locating – Locating service for interested companies or companies operating in the region • Networking – Networking events, company morning coffee events, trade fairs – Cluster services for the entire province
  9. 9. Central Finland’s Human Tech clusters • Developing business and industry in Human Tech clusters: – The New Generation Machines and Equipment – The Developing Housing – The Dynamic Bioenergy • Development work of companies included in Central Finland’s clusters is organized by Jykes. • Cooperation includes all development companies based in Central Finland. The development companies’ aim is: 1. to get export income for companies based in Central Finland. 2. to maintain and strengthen the competitiveness of significant industrial sectors in global markets. 3. to create new products, services and models of operation for production companies. 4. to enhance business profitability
  10. 10. Jykes’ administration • Board – Handles matters concerning the activities of Jykes and regional economic life – Chairman: Pentti Mäkinen • Executive committee – Prepares matters for the board – Chairman: Mayor of the City of Jyväskylä Markku Andersson
  11. 11. Total funding of Jykes-led projects 31.12.2011 EU and other public funding: EUR 5 938 723 70 % Corporate funding: EUR 1 480 600 18 % Jykes’ share: EUR 1 045 003 12 % EU and other public funding Corporate funding Share of Jykes
  12. 12. Luotsi – Enterprise Service Centre • Information, advice and agency services offered by Jykes. The Thousand Lakes Enterprise Agency, the Employment and Economic Development Centre and the Employment Office of Central Finland • Services for companies at all stages of their development (establishment, growth, change of ownership) • Situated on the first floor of Keski-Suomen Talo • Focus on young businesses
  13. 13. Cooperating Partners Regional entrepreneurs Regional Council of Central Finland Employment and Development Centre Finnvera International network of cooperation partners University of Jyväskylä JAMK University of Applied Sciences Regional Education AuthorityOwner-municipalities Regional development companies in Central Finland Entrepreneurship organizations Jykes cooperation: Jyväskylä Innovation Ltd. Jyväskylä Congress Centre Ltd. Jykes Real Estate Ltd. The Thousand Lakes Enterprise Agency Jykes
  14. 14. Jyväskylä Innovation Ltd. Tasks • Development of the innovation environment and technology clusters • Implementing the Centre for Expertise Programme of the Jyväskylä Region Services • Preparing and implementing development projects • Creation and development of networks • Seed funding of projects • Expert services (energy technology, information and communication technology, nanotechnology, paper making technology)
  15. 15. Jykes Kiinteistöt Ltd. • Rental and sales of business premises – Start-up premises – business premises for growing small businesses – New premises – building of new business premises • Business parks – Rifle Factory – Amiraali Yrityssatama – Terässampo Industrial Park – Palokärki Business Park – Vitapolis
  16. 16. Human Tech Center Finland The Jyväskylä Region – your company’s place to grow
  17. 17. Human Tech Center Finland Human Tech Center Finland brings together international experts, researchers and companies to jointly develop new successful products from a human perspective and, at the same time, humanize these products. It is not a company but rather an entire area and a way of thinking. A centre for expertise in Jyväskylä in the heart of Central Finland. Our core competence is the deep understanding of human perspective and applying this understanding to different aspects of life. Developing services and technologies aims at improving the quality of people’s everyday lives. Welcome aboard!
  18. 18. Thank you!