• Päijät-Häme
  • NUTS 3 : FI1C3
  • FI

Facts & Figures

Capital: Lahti

Size: 6,254.7 km2

Population: 202,635

Regional GDP: 27,004

% of the National GDP: 15.10

Regional GERD (%):

% of Unemployment: 17.2

S3 related Region's Website


Stenfors, Petra

  Email: petra.stenfors@paijat-hame.fi   Phone: +35844 371 9458

Hertsi, Juha

  Email: Juha.Hertsi@paijat-hame.fi

Kivelä, Riika

  Email: riika.kivela@paijat-hame.fi   Phone: 0035-844-3719454

Nieminen, Riitta

  Email: riitta.nieminen@paijat-hame.fi   Phone: 0035-840-5086526

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

Priority Name Description
Circular economy Environmental technology, cleantech, material and resource efficiency, new solutions and services for bio circular economy, circular economy education
Sports and Experiences Sports and experiences priority also includes well-being, tourism and culture. Lahti and its surroundings are known for world-class facility for many winter games and other sports events. The region is specialised in organising large-scale events and services. There is also strong expertise on sports and wellbeing education.
Design The region’s major city, Lahti, is famous for its design education and development projects centered around the Lahti Design Institute in Lahti University of Applied Sciences. The companies in the region have utilised local design skills in their product development, which has given them advantage in the market. User-centered design processes help to design better products and services. The region has specialized in classical industrial design and immaterial design in its various forms, including information design and brand.

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19th Peer Review Workshop in Rzeszów (Podkarpackie, Poland)

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