EnergyVaasa is a hub of companies aiming for high-tech solutions. These companies are constantly developing better and more innovative ways to work. They see the importance of R&D and invest in it. Actually, 90 % of Finlands R&D work within electricity and automation happens here in Vaasa!
The area of EnergyVaasa is not a one-hit wonder: companies in the Hub work within many different technologies: automation, electrification, sustainable energy, IoT, power generation and distribution, smart grid, project management and so on.
The considerable amount of highly technological companies in the area is a virtuous breeding ground for new businesses – it encourages new companies to start their businesses here, as you can always find suitable networks, subcontractors and partners.
Energy Vaasa is located in Vaasa and its surrounding region, but our playground is the whole globe. We deliver to countries all over the world. The export rate of Energy Vaasa companies is over 80 %. We could say that we have covered the whole globe – our technologies are present in the electricity grid in every country in the world.
Internationality is a great way to work for our teams! It creates well-being and jobs in the hub. It also guarantees that the EnergyVaasa companies will always be able to find the best partners to work with. Vaasa is a unique place in the world: you can live close to nature, but work globally.
There is also one more advantage with our global nature – it attracts intelligent, great minds to the region!
Energy Vaasa is an economically significant area. We have more than 140 companies in the energy industry, and 25 % of the employees of the Finnish energy sector work here. The overall turnover of our businesses is some EUR 4 billion annually.
The economy of Vaasa lives of exports. We are the most productive area in Finland when it comes to creating money per capita. We take our responsibility seriously – and focus on building growth and economic welfare in Finland.
You could say that we keep the wheels of Finland’s economy rolling! Our investments in high technology have paid off.