• North Karelia / Pohjois-Karjala
  • NUTS 3 : FI1D3
  • FI

Facts & Figures

Capital: Joensuu

Size: 21,583.7 km2

Population: 195,906

Regional GDP: 4,053

% of the National GDP: 2.27

Regional GERD (%):

% of Unemployment:

S3 related Region's Website


Poutiainen, Risto

  Email: risto.poutiainen@pohjois-karjala.fi   Phone: 00358-40 546 9649

Varis, Eira

  Email: eira.varis@pohjois-karjala.fi   Phone: 00358-50 307 4806

Turunen, Jarno

  Email: jarno.turunen@pohjois-karjala.fi   Phone: +358 400 818 352

Pitkänen, Pia

  Email: pia.pitkanen@pohjois-karjala.fi   Phone: 00358-40 559 2210

Digital Growth
Heiskanen, Jarmo

  Email: jarmo.heiskanen@pohjois-karjala.fi   Phone: 00358-40 544 5671

Huureoksa, Esa

  Email: esa.huurreoksa@pohjois-karjala.fi   Phone: 00358-50 382 4980

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

Priority Name Description
Technology and materials Technology and materials (photonics, mining, broadband issues)
Forest based bioeconomy Forest based bioeconomy (and renewable energies)

You can obtain more detail following this/these link/s:

RIS3 Related Links

S3 Strategy:

RIS3 Strategy Pohjois-Karjala - Final document in English


S3 Process:

Peer eXchange and Learning (PXL) workshop on Entrepreneurial Discovery Process (EDP), in Magdeburg on 8th March (2018):


Background document

Region Related News

Joensuun Science Park