4,000Enterprises
10,000Students
560,000Tourists/annum
30,000Competent workforce
63,042population (31 December 2019)
6,000 M€Investments up to 2030
Rovaniemi – Home of Arctic ExpertiseThe northern urban centre of Rovaniemi is an expanding operating environment of Arctic expertise and experts, and Arctic ecosystem that operates as an innovative and international business environment for thousands of enterprises, and as an inspiring learning environment for thousands of students.
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  • 11/26/2020

    Business Mentors Finland: Helping Finnish entrepreneurs

    As the number of small businesses in Finland grows, newly-emerged entrepreneurs require some advice and guidance to succeed, and this is exactly when Business Mentors Finland comes into play.
  • 11/19/2020

    Arctic Design Week: past, future and challenges

    Arctic Design Week, one of Rovaniemi city’s most creative and most anticipated events, is set to take place in March next year. The Daily Finland met with Päivi Tahkokallio, the founder of Tahkokallio Design+, a strategic design agency and the president of The Bureau of European Design Associations BEDA, to discuss the challenges as well as opportunities brought by COVID-19, the future of the next Arctic Design Week and other important matters.
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VITALY SERVICES UNDER THE SAME ROOF

“Here in Rovaniemi we have a number of different vitality ingredients at our disposal that we can utilise for creating the recipe for a successful town. These incentive ingredients include a determined business policy, precisely focused and produced company services, and genuine dialogue between the city and entrepreneurs. A strong and thriving city needs to have a range of tools for facilitating economic growth, city functionality, and resident wellbeing.”

— Business and Development Director Jukka Kujala

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Arctic ecosystem

Rovaniemi is renowned as being a viable Arctic capital town with an outstanding operating environment for company growth and development.

 

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Innovation services

Rovaniemi is an international student town. Numerous research and testing laboratories, and development units have been established in Rovaniemi.

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Competent workforce

As the regional centre, our town acts as a hub for comprehensive educational, expertise and recruitment services.

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Business Vouchers

The City of Rovaniemi provides the Business Service Voucher that effectively activates development support for enterprises.

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Business areas

Rovaniemi has zoned suitable business areas and commercial plots for different commercial sectors.

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Production facilities

Rovaseudun Markkinakiinteistöt Oy is a limited liability company owned by the City of Rovaniemi that hires out office and production premises for commercial use by enterprises.

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Likiliike Rovaniemi for local business

Likiliike

Likiliike is an active platform in Rovaniemi for enterprise cooperation and operations.

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Rovaniemi - The official hometown of Santa Claus

Visit Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi is Finland’s second most international travel destination.

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