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Urban Development

The City of Jyväskylä is investing heavily in building enterprise and employment concentrations of an international calibre. Their core features include the melding of business and research, creating opportunities for different pilot projects, and doing international business. Every one of these development projects includes an excellent selection of business premises as well as new solutions for habitation.

There are four urban development platforms: Hippos2020, Kangas, the City centre development project and Kukkula, site of the all-new Nova Hospital. The Eteläportti development project is building a modern digital service hub for the manufacturing industry. All of these projects involve private businesses, educational institutions and research organizations as operators and investors both.

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Hippos2020

An urban centre for exercise, sports and wellbeing. It will combine exercise research and technological product development into an entity of international importance. 

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Kangas

Jyväskylä’s Kangas will be a smart city district at the heart of the city. It is an ecological and creative neighbourhood being built next to the river Tourujoki. Kangas is situated in the area of the old paper mill, only about a kilometre from the city centre.

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City Centre Development

The long-term development of the city centre is made up of many individual projects. With the help of an overall vision, all strive towards the same goal: a vibrant and attractive urban centre.

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Hospital Nova and Kukkula

Jyväskylä’s new hospital, the Nova Hospital of Central Finland, is a hospital of the future, with the patient being at the heart of everything. The aim is to provide a thorough healthcare solution, in which prevention and wellbeing play a significant part.

 

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Eteläportti

Europe’s most advanced digital service hub for the manufacturing industry is being built just outside Jyväskylä. Eteläportti provides an inspiring and innovative development environment for companies and qualified employees. 

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Urban Development

Hippos2020

Hippos2020

Hippos2020 is an urban centre for exercise, sports and wellbeing. Our objective is to create an internationally recognized cluster of smart wellbeing that generates a new kind of growth and new potential for all of humanity.

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Kangas

Kangas is an ideal setting for innovative, future creative companies that wish to take part in developing a new type of business cluster and ecological neighbourhood in Jyväskylä. In 2040, there will be around 5,000 inhabitants in Kangas, with 2,100 people working there.

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City Centre 3.0

Jyväskylä’s city centre is compact in size, but lively and vibrant. Increasing its attractiveness as the location of choice for specialized retail stores, events and living is part of the city’s strategy of development. The Vision 2030 for the Jyväskylä city centre 2030 is a comprehensive plan for the development of the city centre and the urban structure it is a part of. It also includes guidelines for the development of transportation links, business and cultural activity.

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Hospital Nova and Kukkula

Jyväskylä’s new hospital, the Nova Hospital of Central Finland, is a hospital of the future, with the patient being at the heart of everything. The aim is to provide a thorough healthcare solution, in which prevention and wellbeing play a significant part.

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Anne Sandelin, Director of Business Development and Employment