• Helsinki-Uusimaa
  • NUTS 3 : FI1B1
  • FI

Facts & Figures

Capital: Helsinki

Size: 9,567.7 km2

Population: 1,549,058

Regional GDP: 69,173

% of the National GDP: 38.69

Regional GERD (%):

% of Unemployment: 5.8

S3 related Region's Website


Heiniemi-Pulkkinen, Kristiina

  Email: kristiina.heiniemi-pulkkinen@uudenmaanliitto.fi   Phone: 00358-400 416 714

Lainevuo, Ari

  Email: ari.lainevuo@uudenmaanliitto.fi   Phone: 00358-503 631 657

Kallasvaara, Heikki

  Email: heikki.kallasvaara@uudenmaanliitto.fi   Phone: 00358-40 161 6794

Juselius, Johanna

  Email: johanna.juselius@uudenmaanliitto.fi   Phone: 00358-50 372 7062

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

Priority Name Description
Urban Cleantech Focuses on combining the planned and existing development and pilot projects located in Helsinki-Uusimaa and fitting the Urban Cleantech theme into an entity that will produce a viable and compatible model for solving environmental challenges in cities. The goal is to make the Helsinki-Uusimaa Region the leading European platform for the development of Cleantech solutions, including the testing, development and commercialization of environmental technologies, energy solutions, biomass utilization, key infrastructure and service models.
Digitalising Industry Focuses on supporting industry renewal by utilizing the opportunities provided by digitalization and ICT as well as big data. Developing value chains and business operation in order to renew the companies.
Citizen City The spearhead combines urban development and the services solutions enabled by new technologies based on people’s needs. The strength of this implementation is user oriented and open approaches based on the development environment of everyday life. Along with the developing methods of data acquisition and analysis methods the operations and decision making will change, and utilizing data will grow as an important competitiveness factor. The new digital methods and models is produced by municipalities, other public administration actors, private companies, and increasingly the citizens.
Health and wellness The implementation of this theme supports projects in preventive healthcare and solutions in digital health. The development of services for the aged is also supported by participating in the EIP AHA network (European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing). Easy-to-use solutions are naturally linked to customer-oriented health care and wellbeing.

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

RIS3 Related Links

S3 Strategy:

RIS3 Strategy Helsinki-Uusimaa - Final document in English (2015)

Update of the Helsinki-Uusimaa RIS3 Strategy in English (12/2017)

S3 Process:

1. Peer eXchange and Learning (PXL) workshop on Entrepreneurial Discovery Process (EDP), Policy Instruments and Monitoring in Aarhus on 19th March (2018):


Background Document


2. The Six City Strategy (including Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa cities from Helsinki-Uusimaa region) under peer review at the Peer eXchange and Learning (PXL) workshop on Multilevel Governance, in Bilbao on 12th April (2018):


Background Document

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