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Key sectors in Jyväskylä

Jyväskylä’s key sectors are our regional strengths, in which we invest heavily in research, education and business. There are currently four key sectors: Exercise and well-being, industry renewal, ICT and cyber security, and education expertise and export.

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ICT and cyber security

The ICT and cyber security sector, which is growing rapidly with digitalisation, is one of the fastest growing industries in Jyväskylä.

Industry renewal

Industry renewal is one of the most important key sectors in the Jyväskylä region. City of Jyväskylä Business Development Services aims to identify the development needs of the region’s leading companies and to activate local SMEs to develop joint offerings.

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Exercise, health and well-being

Jyväskylä is the leading centre of sports expertise in Northern Europe. The most important Finnish research organisations and training programmes in the field have been centralised in Jyväskylä.

Education expertise and export

Central Finland is a region of education and culture. The education sector is a major employer in the region, and an educated workforce is a significant regional competitive factor.

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