Advanced biotechnology expertise

Half of Finland’s pharmaceutical industry, including diagnostics related research and product development, is based in the Turku region.

In total, the bio sector employs approximately 3,000 people in the region.




BioTurku® is an internationally renowned bio sector centre, and one of the leading concentrations of biotechnology expertise in the Northern Europe. Operating as a part of Turku Science Park, BioTurku brings together 90 companies, forming a continuous chain from education and research to invention commercialization, product development and production. BioTurku’s partners are the University of Turku, Åbo Akademi and Biocelex Oy, which is jointly owned by BioTurku and Karolinska Institutet.


The bio sector’s markets are global. Turku Science Park organises international trade missions, investoris meetings and networking events. Our business incubator helps startups in the critical struggles of the initial phase.Teppo Laaksonen, Turku Science Park