Why the Turku region?

At the hearth of opprtunities 
As its location makes Turku region a natural hub between east and west, its true business appeal stems from its diverse economic structure, skilled workforce, wide-ranging education at all levels, and functional and suitable premises for different needs.

According to surveys (Taloustutkimus), the municipalities in the Turku region rank as the most entrepreneur-friendly in Finland. It’s good to be an entrepreneur in the region!


“Finnish Design Shop is an online Finnish and Scandinavian design shop. Our premises are located close to the centre of Turku – this wouldn’t have been possible in many other cities. In addition to the affordable rent, Turku offers good premises and a skilled workforce. Furthermore, the location close to the port suits our needs perfectly from a logistics point of view."  Teemu Kiiski, Managing Director of Finnish Design Shop Oy.


    • 317,000 inhabitants – the third largest urban region in Finland
    • 100 different nationalities
    • 47,000 students, 6 universities
    • 3.5 million visitors – Turku is Finland’s second busiest passenger port

• 22,000 companies
• 130,000 jobs

Municipalities:  Kaarina, Lieto, Masku, Mynämäki, Naantali, Nousiainen, Paimio, Raisio, Rusko, Sauvo ja Turku