Pori - Wealth of Opportunities

Pori leads the way in the energy and green transition, manufacturing technology metals that power the electrified world and perfecting renewable infrastructure for the future. We provide a wide range of business opportunities for forward-thinking companies with a focus on sustainability.

1. Diverse Industry

The Pori region is a hub for technology metals and metal chemicals manufacturing. Industry giants including Boliden, Fortum, Luvata and Metso Outotec already operate in Pori, creating significant opportunities for synergy and cooperation. The green transition has led to a growth of thriving industrial circular economy. Here you will also find one of Europe’s fastest-growing automation, industrial robotics, and artificial intelligence clusters.
Diverse Industry

2. Clean and Reliable Energy

The region offers Finland’s strongest and most versatile energy environment. Locally produced nuclear power, onshore and offshore wind power, as well as bio and solar power generate 40% of Finland’s electricity, powering the future. Extensive upcoming investments strengthens the forerunner role of Pori in clean and renewable energy.
Clean and Reliable Energy

3. Efficient Logistics

High-quality infrastructure that connects businesses to the world via road networks, electrified railways, an airport – and the 15-metre deep, always-open Port of Pori – makes the region optimally situated as a logistics hub for export, import, transit, and growth.
Efficient Logistics

4. Versatile Plots and Zoning Possibilities

Businesses and investors are welcome to explore the region with areas zoned for opportunity, including the Peittoo area with its focus on enhancing the circular economy. Pori has it all – easy zoning, expansive plots, and tremendous growth prospects.
Versatile Plots and Zoning Possibilities

5. A Skilled Workforce and Excellent Educational Opportunities

Robotics, AI, data analytics, circular economy, programming, and international business attracts 8,000 of the best and brightest students from Finland and abroad to the region. Satakunta University of Applied Sciences and University Consortium of Pori educate these future professionals in close collaboration with the region’s leading businesses and industrial clusters.
Skilled Workforce and Excellent Educational Opportunities

6. Smooth living in the happiest city in Finland

With the comprehensive bicycle routes, the sea and river close by, and the buzzing cultural scene spread throughout the city, it is easy to understand the collective joy of Pori residents. The city has a precious cultural history, numerous museums, and unique, outdoorsy experiences for both locals and visitors alike. In a city as compact and amicable as Pori, living is smooth and easy.
Smooth living in the happiest city in Finland

7. Invest in sustainable travel at Yyteri

As a unique destination, Yyteri beach offers plenty of fun and relaxation around the unique dunes, such as boating, surfing, paddleboarding, hiking, and birdwatching. As the first Finnish beach to be awarded the Blue Flag certificate, Yyteri contributes to more sustainable tourism. We have a significant amount of space for customers who wish to develop new business opportunities and we offer the support that allows these businesses to experiment.
Yyteri beach – paradise on earth

8. Business in Pori - how we can help

The dedicated specialists at the city of Pori and Prizztech, a business development company in Pori, can help investors or businesses thinking about expanding or relocating their business to the region. With their expert guidance concerning permits, financing, business premises and networking, you will quickly be ready to hit the ground running.
How we can help

Business in Pori

inhabitants in Pori region
hectares of land for new businesses
40 %
of Finland’s electricity production


EUR 3,62 million EU funding awarded for the construction of a loading ramp at the Port of

Finland has successfully applied EU funding from the European Commission, receiving a grant of EUR 39.45 million from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for seven military mobility initiatives within the country.

EUR 3,62 million EU funding awarded for the construction of a loading ramp at the Port of Pori

The Metso Research Center is creating a green future for steel and critical metals

Pori is home to a globally unique research facility. With nearly 200 highly qualified experts, it provides answers to the most pressing questions of our time. The research center has just announced a ground-breaking innovation that will cut carbon em

The Metso Research Center is creating a green future for steel and critical metals

Yyteri welcomes tourism visionaries

Imagine a destination that most Finns can reach in less than three hours. A beach with room for thousands of people and more.

Yyteri welcomes tourism visionaries

A billion-euro investment in offshore wind power produces clean electricity for growing ma

Amid the turmoil of the green transition, global industry is now feverishly searching for clean energy, and a billion-euro investment in the Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm responds to this need.

Pori is building a competitive advantage from offshore wind power

Pori is building a competitive advantage from offshore wind power

The City of Pori is constructing an international hub for expertise and operations based on offshore wind power, in collaboration with leading companies in the industry. The initiative is being spearheaded by Suisto Kiinteistöt.

Pori is building a competitive advantage from offshore wind power
Yyteri dune restaurant complex

Yyteri is evolving

A new dune restaurant complex will be built in Yyteri by summer 2023. Construction of a new information building will also start this year. Yyteri will continue to be a Blue Flag destination.

Yyteri is evolving – a new dune restaurant complex for summer 2023
Airplane at the airport

Flying to Pori

You can fly between Pori and Helsinki. The air service is put out to tender until 31.12.2024.

Mantyluoto harbour

Port of Pori has received support for a quay investment project

Port of Pori Ltd has been granted co-funding worth ca. EUR 7.3 million from the European Union’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) program for the project Quays2Solutions – Improving maritime access and sustainable efficiency in the Port of Pori.