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Our opening hours in December

28.11.2022 | News
Exceptions in our opening hours in December and January:
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Planning for an anode materials production facility for the battery manufacturing industry in Vaasa

28.10.2022 | News
Finnish Minerals Group and Epsilon Advanced Materials have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) under which the companies will evaluate the possibility of setting up an anode materials production facility in Vaasa. A plot of land in the GigaVaasa area has been reserved for the facility after it became vacant when the cooperation between Grafintec Oy and Epsilon Advanced Materials...
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Second ERDF project search for ecosystem agreement opens on 15 September

06.09.2022 | News
The first European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) project search related to ecosystem agreements was in May, and the second application round opens on 15 September. This time approximately EUR 565,000 in funding is being allocated for projects that promote the three objectives defined in the Vaasa Ecosystem Agreement; Vaasa's carbon neutrality 202X, development of the harbour area and development of...
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Contract changes between operators in the GigaVaasa area – active discussion on the way forward cont

02.09.2022 | News
The Finnish company Grafintec Oy and Epsilon Advanced Materials from India, which have reserved land in the GigaVaasa area, have announced in a stock exchange release that they are dissolving their mutual cooperation agreement. However, the City of Vaasa will continue negotiations with each company separately.
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How to Avoid the Pitfalls when Applying for a Start-up Grant

16.06.2022 | News
The start-up grant aims to secure a new entrepreneur's primary livelihood for the estimated time it takes to establish business activities. Therefore it is an income supplement intended for entrepreneurs and doesn't belong to the business assets. After all, they must be able to live and perhaps support their family even when it may not be possible to pay themselves...
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The World Can Be Left to Future Generations Only Through Collaboration

31.05.2022 | News
On the 19th of May, a delegation of about 50 people from Groningen, the Netherlands, visited Vaasa. The group included regional ministers, the Mayor of Groningen, CEOs of various companies, as well as others in senior positions.
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Vaasa invites the whole of Finland to screw up!

30.05.2022 | News
Although Vaasa wants to be the happiest city in the world, the Strömsö embrace does not always reach here the same way as it does at Strömsö. Failures are part and parcel of normal life, which means that we all screw up sometimes. We want to point out that happiness is not the same thing as perfection and constant success.
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Vaasa ecosystem agreement promotes both national and regional green transition

13.05.2022 | News
Vaasan seudulla on jo pitkään tehty laajaa yhteistyötä ekosysteemimallin mukaisesti, mutta nyt vuosien 2021–2027 ajalle ulottuvan Ekosysteemisopimuksen mukaisesti yliopistokaupunkien kanssa luotiin erilliset sopimukset.
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