• Satakunta
  • NUTS 3 : FI196
  • FI

Facts & Figures

Capital: Pori

Size: 8,411.9 km2

Population: 226,567

Regional GDP: 6,839

% of the National GDP: 3.83

Regional GERD (%):

% of Unemployment:

S3 related Region's Website


Laitinen, Katja

  Email: katja.laitinen@satakunta.fi   Phone: 00358-447114360

Hietala, Kari

  Email: kari.hietala@satakunta.fi   Phone: 00358-447114378

S3 Priorities as Encoded in the "Eye@RIS3" Tool S3 Priorities as Encoded in the "Eye@RIS3" Tool

Priority Name Description
Bio and circular economy Satakunta region's industrial symbiosis create opportunities for industrial transition to energy and material-efficient and low-carbon way of acting. Exploitation of industrial and primary production side streams can produce new products and innovations, bio-based raw materials and processed products for other industry. Promoting the circular economy requires cooperation and commitment of the actors as well as development of know-how. The responsible and innovative use of natural resources can strengthen regional and local economy, create new business opportunities and jobs. To promote the circular economy, logistics and mobility solutions need to be developed using digitalisation and introducing new operating methods and technologies. The aim is to develop operating models and methods as well as by separate demo projects create opportunities for circular economy, whose expertise forms part of the region's smart specialisation
Societal inclusion and welfare innovations New ways of implementing community services. Innovative solutions for housing, mobility, safety and service production. Opportunities provided by new technology. Respect for different needs and freedom of choice. People participate in decision-making, planning and service implementation.
ICT for Smart Specialisation Key enabling technologies and manufacturing technologies.
Advanced manufacturing Advanced manufacturing
Water safety Field of water and materials in contact with water. Research is focused on ensuring and promoting the safety of drinking water quality to the tap of the consumer, enhancing the safety and service life of materials used in the drinking water mains and household plumbing, improving the operating environment of companies by co-operation with commercial enterprises and legislative and standardizing bodies and enhancing the networking and competence within the drinking water field. Also further education and expertise services for food economy and aquatic systems.
Bioeconomy Research on bio products and biorefineries preparing the bio based economy.Efficient use of waste and CO2 capture by natural and cultivated ecosystems. Improved competitiveness of agriculture and cattle industry by decreasing negative effects of these activities. Experimentation on new models of integrated water cycle management.
Sustainable energy and energy efficiency Sustainable management of natural resources. Environmental recovery and risk management. Efficient use of waste. Experimentation on new models of integrated water cycle management. Research on bio products and bio-refineries preparing the bio based economy. Gas-economy.
Marine industry (arctic) Offshore industry is defined as businesses that support offshore oil and gas exploration and production as well as offshore wind power construction and production.

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RIS3 Related Links


Fourth Peer Review - Pisa (IT), 27 & 28 September 2012

Presentation of Satakunta (FI)

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