The cooperation begins with a needs assessment, in which we will identify the potential business partners, workforce supply and partners of your company. We will also help you find a suitable facility or plot.

 We will also help you with the following matters, if needed:

  • Recruitment of experts
  • Finding facilities
  • Dealing with permits
  • Exploring funding options
  • Product and service development for finding partners
  • Staff relocation


Suitable facilities for your business

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Location plays a major role in business operations, and it is also a competitive advantage. The Joensuu region is constantly investing in and developing new business areas.  Each area provides advantages and reasons for your company to relocate itself and become successful in the Joensuu region. Choose the suitable area for you and make your business to succeed in the best location.  Explore your options! Learn more about plots and facilities


Local funds and subsidies for all stages of business activities

We also help in questions related to business funding at all stages of your business activities. We can help you with planning, applying for funding and submitting applications.

Business Joensuu Start Up Fund helps startup companies who are relocating in the Joensuu region to grow, employ people and become international. Together with the Business Joensuu Business Accelerator and internationalisation services, the Fund supports the domestic and international growth of its target companies. The main focus of the Fund is on companies that specialise in digitalisation, the forest bioeconomy and materials and innovative technology.

North Karelia Growth Fund invests in newly established young enterprises, especially in the fields of digitalisation, forestry and bioeconomy, photonics and materials science as well as tourism and creative industries.

Learn more about funding opportunities


Relocation to the Joensuu region through a company acquisition

The Joensuu region has many interesting startups as well as established developing growth companies. Company acquisition is an efficient way of establishing a business in the region and taking advantages of Business Joensuu’s partner networks. Based on the criteria of the customer company, we map potential companies for acquisition and assist in the process from start to finish. All our activities are based on absolute confidentiality.

Osuva is a marketplace that connects companies looking for new owners and buyers looking for companies on sale. The marketplace offers an easy way for you to search for interesting companies on sale. Contact us, and we will be happy to tell you more about the service!