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50 years as a city of innovation — The City of Espoo celebrates anniversary

This autumn, Espoo celebrates its 50th anniversary as a city. Yes, we know, Espoo is a young city. However, what the city lacks in age, it gains in the size of its positive sustainable innovation impact.

Sustainability and deep tech, indeed, drive innovation in the city that has been selected as the most sustainable in Europe and creates roughly 60% of Finland’s patents.

So, join us in celebrating Espoo’s 50th anniversary as a city by reading stories about some of the most ground-breaking innovations that have come out of Espoo.

Let's get the innovation celebration going by serving you a taste of the future of food.

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Want to know why Espoo is a perfect place to set up a business?

Here are Business Espoo's 50 reasons why Espoo is a wonderful city to set up a business.  

Top 50 attractions in Espoo

In the spirit of Espoo's anniversary as a city, Visit Espoo feature the top 50 attractions in Espoo – as chosen by Visit Espoo's followers. 

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