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The spearhead sectors of Jyväskylä

The spearhead sectors of Jyväskylä are our regional strength factors. These are Sport and Wellbeing, Industry Renewal, ICT and Cybersecurity and Education Expertise and its exportation. We exert considerable effort in strengthening them through research, education and business activity.

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Sport and Wellbeing

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Jyväskylä is the leading North European competence cluster of physical activity. It is the home to the most important Finnish research organizations and training programmes in this field.

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Industry Renewal


Industry renewal is one of Jyväskylä’s most important spearhead sectors. Business Jyväskylä aims to identify the development needs of the leading enterprises in the area and to help local SMEs coordinate the services they offer to meet these demands.

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ICT and Cybersecurity


The ICT and Cybersecurity sectors emerging from the trend of digitalisation, are one of the most rapidly growing areas of business in Jyväskylä.

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Education Expertise


Central Finland is a province of education and culture, with a strong focus on training, research, and schooling at all levels. The educational sector is a major regional employer and an educated workforce form a significant competitive factor for the region.

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