Joint organisations for co-operation
R&D and marketing
Greater Helsinki Promotion
A publicly funded company supporting international professionals and companies by promoting all that the region has to offer. Greater Helsinki is made up of four cities; Espoo, Helsinki, Kauniainen and Vantaa; and their surrounding municipalities, represented by the Uusimaa Regional Council.
[Greater Helsinki Promotion]
Culminatum Innovation Oy Ltd
Culminatum Innovation Oy Ltd is a development company owned by the Uusimaa Regional Council, the cities of Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa, and the universities, polytechnics, research institutes and business community of the Helsinki region.
Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
The higher education institute have four fields of study: technology, health care and social services, economics and business administration, and culture, all of which will provide teaching also in English. The shareholders in the company in charge of the new higher education institute consist of the capital region cities - Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen - and the municipality of Kirkkonummi.
[Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences]
Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS)
The Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) offers high-level specialist medical care in all 23 of its hospitals throughout the province of Uusimaa.
Helsinki Regional Transport Authority (HSL)
Helsinki Regional Transport Authority (HSL) is responsible for the planning and organization of public transport services in its member municipalities, as well as for the preparation of Helsinki Region Transport System Plan.The member municipalities are Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa, Kauniainen, Kerava, Kirkkonummi and Sipoo.
[Helsinki Regional Transport Authority]
Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority HSY
HSY principal duties comprise water and waste management as well as providing regional information services in the Helsinki area.
[Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority]
Helsinki Metropolitan Area Reuse Centre (Pääkaupunkiseudun kierrätyskeskus Oy)
Helsinki Metropolitan Area Reuse Centre is a public service organisation. It was founded to better the living environment by decreasing the amount of waste and increasing people's environmental awareness.
[Helsinki Metropolitan Area Reuse Centre]
Statutory regional cooperation body
Regional Council of Uusimaa
Regional Council of Uusimaa is a regional authority for Uusimaa Region. Its main tasks are regional and land-use planning, as well as the promotion of local and regional interests in general.
[Regional Council of Uusimaa]