• 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 The circular economy in Päijät-Häme means efficiency in energy and materials, and new solutions in bioeconomy. The circular economy will create new business possibilities, products, services, and even thinking among local companies and habitants. New services, forerunnerhood and circular economy education in different levels will raise capabilities and offer companies new business possibilities and knowledge in transition to sustainable production and services.
Sports and Experiences Well-being, sport, tourism, culture and tourism experiences - wrapping all this to an interesting product raise Region’s attraction as a good place to live, travel to and make business. Päijät-Häme’s assets are high-level knowledge of sport and organizing sport and cultural events and clean and easily attainable nature and lake areas.
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)

Päijät-Häme´s presentation
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