Tampere is the largest inland city in the Nordic countries and a traditional centre of Finnish industry. Today, the city is best known for its high tech and extensive know-how in various fields. Sophisticated high tech applications characterise not only the more expertise-intensive industries but also so-called traditional industries and products.
Tampere is a city of knowledge and home to people with diverse skills and know-how. Expert people and organisations support the development laid down in the city's strategies. Expertise-intensive sectors provide employment to educated people, in particular.
In Tampere, expertise stems from fruitful co-operation between local enterprises and universities and this has resulted in internationally renowned products. All these facts have helped for several global market leaders to make a decision to carry out successful business in Tampere.