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Kuopio Innovation Oy

Identification number in the register: 791570513903-85
Registration date: 03/07/2014 14:43:19

The information on this entity was last modified on: 02/03/2015 12:00:42
The date of the last annual update was: 02/03/2015 12:00:42
Next update due latest on: 02/03/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Kuopio Innovation Oy



    Section of registration

VI - Organisations representing local, regional and municipal authorities, other public or mixed entities, etc.

Regional structures

    Contact details

Viestikatu, 7 B
P.O. box: 4000
Kuopio 70601


    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Heikki Helve

Managing Director

    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Maarit Manninen


    Goals / remit

Kuopio Innovation Ltd is a business developer that opens up new opportunities for innovative organisations by combining ideas, experts and new ways of thinking.

The core of the operation lies in business development services and in development projects. Kuopio Innovation actively supports companies by initiating R&D projects, coupling (international) partners and attracting investments to boost local knowledge-intensive business. It also identifies and activates promising business ideas and processes into new start-up companies and offers business development services. Kuopio Innovation combines public sector, private innovative companies and service providers as well as end-users to create new permanent business and service models.

  • national
  • regional/local

    Specific activities covered by the Register

Kuopio Innovation has a wide agreement based international network with science-parks and universities abroad (e.g. EU, USA, China) and membership in international associations such as International Association of Science Parks (IASP) and European Connected Health Alliance (ECHA). Together with its networking partners it has activated and carried out a great number of international projects using its wide experience and know-how in project management.

The international partners of Kuopio Innovation Ltd. includes ERRIN (European Regions Research and Innovation Network), ECHA (European Connected Health Alliance), FinNode (China, India, Japan, Russia, USA), Food Cluster Initiative (FCI), International Association of Science Parks (IASP), Pudong New Area Government, Shanghai International Medical Zone (SIMZ), Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park and several other foreign universities and research institutes.







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    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

25%: 2



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Competition
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Internal Market
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade

    Membership and affiliation



    Financial data

01/2013  -  12/2013

< 9,999 €

2,300,000 €

1,810,000 €


380,000 €

EU Structural Funds

730,000 €

700,000 €

490,000 €

430,000 €

60,000 €

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.