Do Business in Mikkeli, Finland

With approximately 55,000 inhabitants, City of Mikkeli is an administrative and educational centre of South Savo region. We are located in Eastern Finland, 230 km from Helsinki with excellent road, railway and inland waterway connections.

Our business focus areas are bioenergy, circular economy, water purification solutions, civil safety, digitalization and tourism. Clean nature, forest and a safe environment, including drinkable lake water, are very important for us. We are also very active in international networks, especially in the EU, Russia and China. The region has a strong focus in research and development. Education and research organizations in Mikkeli include South Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki University, Aalto University, Lappeenranta University of Technology and Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE).

City of Mikkeli is actively zoning new areas for future demand. We offer ready-made office and industrial space as well as plots in different zoning phases for enterprise and industrial operations.

Mikkeli Development Miksei Ltd is a non-profit development company owned by the City of Mikkeli. Our mission is to help companies to locate and grow their business in Mikkeli. We:

  • Sell and market industrial plots owned by the City of Mikkeli
  • Develop business opportunities in our focus areas
  • Have strong expertise to offer 
  • Provide guidance and expert support for potential investors to evaluate business opportunities and establish new businesses
  • Have nearly 30 experts from various fields of business available at your service

In addition, we manage and develop regional travel marketing in Mikkeli area. See our travel marketing at 

Examples of companies operating in Mikkeli

 Mikkeli in videos

Cleantech Finland Bioenergy companies join their forces in marketing campaign
City of Mikkeli picks award in the European Green Leaf 2017 competition
Brochures and Information

We collaborate closely with Invest in Finland™. Information how to set up your business in Finland is found in:

Finland in your language - general information about Finland in : 

For travellers, see Visit Mikkeli: 

Money grows greener in Mikkeli area: See PDF.