Creative expertise creates success

The key areas for creative expertise in the Turku region

  • industrial design
  • market planning
  • architect firms
  • design and fashion
  • film production and the games industry
  • the restaurant world and productisation in the sector


Turku University of Applied Sciences’ Art Academy and HUMAK University of Applied Sciences, as well as Turku Vocational Institute train professionals in the sector.

Logomo and Manilla (in Finnish) offer individual spaces and inspiration.

The creative sectors’ business incubator Creve serves startups. 

Creative sector employs approximately 8,000 people in 2,500 companies in the region. The sector’s turnover is 1.3 billion euros.

In the Turku region the creative sectors employ approximately 8,000 people in 2,500 companies. The sector´s turnover ir 1.3 billion euros. 


Luovien alojen yrityskatalogi (Catalogue of companies in the creative sectors) (in Finnish)

ED Design is a design agency whose mark can be seen everywhere, for example in Valtra tractors, GE Healthcare operating theatre equipment, and Oras plumbing fittings. Turku suits us well: a creative atmosphere, diverse business operations and good connections to the rest of Finland and the rest of the world – all on a comfortable scale.” Sami Pyörre, CEO, ED Design