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Business Development Services offers a wide range of advisory, internationalisation and business expansion services to local companies. We help and encourage your business forwards. We offer support in utilising the City of Jyväskylä’s services, such as matters related to zoning, permits and business plots.

We help you find the right path and guide you to suitable services in our partner network. We also operate as part of a large network.

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Business clinics and sparring services

At business clinics and the sparring services, companies from Jyväskylä are offered sparring services on different themes. The aim is to help SMEs with various development challenges, such as marketing, digitalisation, obtaining financing or clarifying their business plan.


Internationalisation requires preparation and knowledge of the target market. You will receive practical support for the internationalisation of your company and the launching of export operations.


Employer services

Do you need a skilled workforce for your company or help with recruiting international talent? With the City of Jyväskylä’s employment services, you can find skilled employees for your company. We also help with the financial support available for employment and employee orientation. 


Research and development services

In the Central Finland region, a wide range of research, development, and innovation services are available. These services can be utilized, for example, for product and material testing, measurements and piloting, service or product development, as well as validation.

Growth and incubation services

For sustainable and responsible growth, there are sparring services and concrete programmes both for the early stages of the company and for the phase of more rapid growth. In our partner network, you will find the right experts and growth programmes to support your company. 


We can help in finding different financing options for different phases of a company’s lifecycle. In cooperation with you, we look for suitable funding partners from among public and private funding providers.
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There are many different permits for business activities, which are granted by different authorities in addition to the city.

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