Support of investments


Support of investments


In addition to the facilities, excellent infrastructure and traffic connections, a company located in the Puhos area will receive all the required support and services through the regional business development company Business Joensuu Oy. Business Joensuu can help with the relocation with a so-called "one stop shop" principle.

1) Comprehensive business development services: Business Joensuu Oy

  • Expert services for start-up and development of the business.
  • Start-up grants for new entrepreneurs.
  • Extensive company networks and interest group co-operation.

2) The best investment and development subsidies in Finland

  • For example, start-up subsidy, max. €35 000.
  • Investment subsidies for machinery, equipment, facilities, max. 35 %.
  • Development subsidy for a company's business development, max 50 % (products, methods, processes, knowledge and internationalization, such as searching for new markets, international fairs, expert services, employment of a key person).

3) Recruitment of workforce and recruitment training

  • The workforce in Central Karelia is attuned and committed to industrial production.
  • Customised and flexible labour training for the companies' needs (education subsidies for the personnel's further training, recruitment training, workforce training, apprenticeship).

4 ) Research and development networks