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Helsinki DaysSt. Petersburg Oct 14, 2011         Dr. Kari Kankaala         Director         City of Tampere         Finland
2        Opportunityto locate your business in      Tampere region
3Finland - Facts and FiguresR&D and High Tech industry:One of the highest R&D spending per capita.Total: 6.8B EUR in 2009S...
4Finland ranked #4 in the GlobalCompetitiveness Report (up three places from previous year)Peaceful and stable society to ...
“Great Place To Be – The Best Actually”                                                    Finland                        ...
6Tampere: Attraction Factors                                                           Pirkanmaa• In 2010, 20 percent of n...
7Universities and ResearchTampere University of Technology                             11,600 students    Leading-edge fie...
8Tampere has been fostering innovation for a longtime1974 NMT phone call  1978 automatic teller machine       1984 bioabso...
9Tampere has been fostering innovation for a longtime … in multiple clusters1974 NMT phone call  1978 automatic teller mac...
Bright INVESTments                  The world’s first smart phone was born in Tampere in                  1996. Nokia’s in...
Bright INVESTments European Laser Valley has attracted several companies. Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) at the Tam...
Bright INVESTments                  BioMediTech, a joint institute of Tampere University of                  Technology an...
13Tampere Innovates and Delivers•   Tampere Central Region has strong industrial background, and it has    cultivated mult...
Happy to help!    Tampere Region Economic Development Agency – Tredea Ltd                          Investment Director: Mr...
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Деловые возможности региона Тампере - Кари Канкаала, Директор экономического и городского развития, г. Тампере

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Деловые возможности региона Тампере - Кари Канкаала, Директор экономического и городского развития, г. Тампере

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Деловые возможности региона Тампере - Кари Канкаала, Директор экономического и городского развития, г. Тампере

  1. 1. Helsinki DaysSt. Petersburg Oct 14, 2011 Dr. Kari Kankaala Director City of Tampere Finland
  2. 2. 2 Opportunityto locate your business in Tampere region
  3. 3. 3Finland - Facts and FiguresR&D and High Tech industry:One of the highest R&D spending per capita.Total: 6.8B EUR in 2009Share of high-tech in foreign trade is 14%High-tech exports exceeded imports for over a decadeScience and education:3rd highest percentage (48.5%) of tertiary education graduates (universitydegree or comparable) among population in OECD4th most scientific publications per capita in the OECDWhat others say about Finland:Harvard Business Review:Finland ranked 2nd in global innovation hotspots Population: 5.3MR&D results are well protected: Finland ranked 1st in quality of protection of GDP per capita 44,489USD Rank #14 (WEF’11-’12)IPR (WEF’11-’12)
  4. 4. 4Finland ranked #4 in the GlobalCompetitiveness Report (up three places from previous year)Peaceful and stable society to operate inWell-functioning and highly transparent public institutions, e.g., • #1 in Property Rights • #1 in Intellectual Property Protection • #1 in Security (category) • #5 Finland is one of the least-corrupt countries in the world.Finland’s macroeconomic environment remains fairly healthy, despite asmall increase in the government’s budget deficit.Workforce capable of adapting to rapidly changing environmentDue to strong educational system (3rd in Quality of the education system) • #1 in Quality of Primary Education • #1 in the Higher Education and Training (category) • #3 in Quality of math and science education • #1 in Availability of Scientists and EngineersFinland ranked #3 in Innovation globallyFinland is one of the innovation powerhouses in Europe, ranking 3rd,behind only Switzerland and Singapore
  5. 5. “Great Place To Be – The Best Actually” Finland  Finland ranked #1 overall and also comes in as the best small country, the best high- income country, and the best country for education.  Despite the long winter, Finland is a great place to be — the best, actually.  See Newsweek issue from August 23 & 30 2010 for complete story 5 *Source: Newsweek
  6. 6. 6Tampere: Attraction Factors Pirkanmaa• In 2010, 20 percent of new, foreign-owned companies locating in Finland chose to establish operations in Tampere region• Centre point: Two thirds of Finns and two thirds of Finland’s economic activity are within a 200 kilometre radius of Tampere• Tampere is the most attractive city in Finland to move into, and it has the strongest image among Finns.• Easy access from all directions and rapid access to the European, Scandinavian, Baltic and Russian markets• High-level research institutions and universities• Competent employees and business partnerships, global market leader companies Helsinki • 176 km• Ample space for trade, industry and logistics • <2h by car/train
  7. 7. 7Universities and ResearchTampere University of Technology 11,600 students Leading-edge fields of research Signal processing, Nanophotonics, Intelligent machines Centres of Excellence in Research appointed by the Academy of Finland Signal Processing Algorithm Research Group (SPAG) Generic Intelligent Machines (GIM) together with Helsinki University of TechnologyUniversity of Tampere 16,000 students Leading-edge fields of research Human-technology interaction, Information retrieval, Game research Centres of Excellence in Research appointed by the Academy of Finland Research on Mitochondrial Disease and AgeingTampere University of Applied Sciences 10,000 studentsVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Globally networked multi-technological contract research organization.
  8. 8. 8Tampere has been fostering innovation for a longtime1974 NMT phone call 1978 automatic teller machine 1984 bioabsorbable implant 1985 electromechanical film 1988 micro-chrystallized chitosan 1991 GSM phone call 1993 analogue cellular data card 1994 GSM data card 1995 Walking forest machine 1996 First Communicator (Nokia 9000) 1997 First GSM Card Phone 1998 digital x-ray image 1999 WAP phone (Nokia 7110) & server 1999 WLAN card (Nokia C110/111) 2001 mobile camera phone (Nokia 7650) 2001 automated mine loading 2003 fog screen walk-through display 2004 automated container terminal 2008 preservative-free prostaglandine eye-drop for glaucoma treatment 2008 new jaw bone from patient’s fat cells was grown using stem cell tech. 2009 antibiotic-releasing biodegradable implant
  9. 9. 9Tampere has been fostering innovation for a longtime … in multiple clusters1974 NMT phone call 1978 automatic teller machine 1984 bioabsorbable implant 1985 electromechanical film 1988 micro-chrystallized chitosan 1991 GSM phone call 1993 analogue cellular data card 1994 GSM data card 1995 Walking forest machine 1996 First Communicator (Nokia 9000) 1997 First GSM Card Phone 1998 digital x-ray image 1999 WAP phone (Nokia 7110) & server 1999 WLAN card (Nokia C110/111) 2001 mobile camera phone (Nokia 7650) 2001 automated mine loading 2003 fog screen walk-through display 2004 automated container terminal 2008 preservative-free prostaglandine eye-drop for glaucoma treatment 2008 new jaw bone from patient’s fat cells was grown using stem cell tech. 2009 antibiotic-releasing biodegradable implant
  10. 10. Bright INVESTments The world’s first smart phone was born in Tampere in 1996. Nokia’s investments in R&D in Tampere have proved profitable as indicated by many bright innovations, such as the Nokia Communicator and the Nokia camera and gaming phones. The ability to apply automation and ICT in the development of machinery and equipment has advanced the Tampere-based mechanical engineering to be one of the world’s leading players in the field. The Tampere region is a world-class mobile machinery competence cluster, with well-known names such as Kalmar, Sandvik, John Deere Forestry and Metso.
  11. 11. Bright INVESTments European Laser Valley has attracted several companies. Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) at the Tampere University of Technology is the largest university-based research centre in Europe in the molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) crystal growth technique. The maintenance system for the ITER fusion reactor to be built in France will be delivered from Tampere. The counterparts are investing millions of euros in the ROViR, the research environment for remote handling and virtual technology.
  12. 12. Bright INVESTments BioMediTech, a joint institute of Tampere University of Technology and University of Tampere, brings together a powerful mix of over 250 scientists and multidisciplinary expertise in life sciences and medical technology. BioMediTech conducts world-class basic and translational research in biomedicine and medical technology. Its research activities cover diverse fields, including biomaterials, stem cells, cancer, immunology, biosensors, imaging, and computational methods. The institute also houses FinMIT, the Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in research on mitochondrial disease and ageing.
  13. 13. 13Tampere Innovates and Delivers• Tampere Central Region has strong industrial background, and it has cultivated multiple industry clusters with world-class competencies.• Local universities provide high-level education and they are active co- operation partners for industry. University-industry collaboration in R&D ranked #4 globally (WEF 2011-2012)• Tampere fosters co-operation opportunities for industry within both the region and the country• ”Location, location, location” – same-day business trips within Europe.• Tampere is the most attractive city in Finland to move into. (Taloustutkimus 2010)• In Finland, conveniently close to Helsinki
  14. 14. Happy to help! Tampere Region Economic Development Agency – Tredea Ltd Investment Director: Mr. Raimo Vähämaa Raimo.Vahamaa@tredea.fi, tel +358 50 505 2228 Russian Affairs: Mrs. Päivi Nahkola Paivi.Nahkola@tredea.fi, tel. +358 40 800 7956• Free lunch does exist! • Tredea provides free services, information and assistance to companies and individuals looking to invest or start a business venture in the region • Tredea helps identify sales opportunities, clarify prospects, and analyze competitive advantage and potential competitors • Tredea provides in-depth market studies and feasibility assessments • Tredea offers direct contacts with the local networks, leading companies, research institutes, business community consortiums and the public sector • And, yes, you’ll also get the free the lunch!

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