#turkuawakens is a community of Turku-based IT companies that has moved rapidly from the idea stage to concrete results. The idea is that together we solve the challenges facing the IT industry in Turku, and lift the expertise found in the city to the world stage.

Here’s where the #turkuawakens story began

The idea of the #turkuawakens community got its start with companies’ desire to make Turku a considerably bigger player in Finland’s IT scene than it currently is. Turku has its share of good hype and the region draws the interest of big actors. By focusing on goal-oriented cooperation between companies, we can significantly increase business in the region.

Our goal is to create such a strong culture of cooperation that we can keep all of the extraordinary talent we have in Turku, channel even bigger projects here and improve Turku’s competitiveness as well as create a clear IT brand for Turku as a whole.

Home to almost 100 companies – and growing

Our intention is not to displace the current networks and actors in the region, but to create mutually supportive operations. No one of us alone can channel international projects of the kind of magnitude we have in mind, but together we are capable of it. As a community we can better serve our customers, compared to the customer having to seek out every actor on their own. When the region grows, everyone benefits.


Join the Turusta Perkule campain announcement Wednesday 10.3!

Register to the B2Match platform for the 10th TTW week where we have a large amount of interesting webinars with the themes Security, Manufacturing, Smart&Wise and Clean.

The #turkuawakens ICT marketing campaign anouncement will take place on Wednesday at the middle day session starting 12:00. We have our ICT Showroom on Thursday with around 50 teams showing their projects and business ideas. We also have the Talent Recruitment room where you can tell about your currently open recruitmens.

Open table ICT discussion​ 8.3

Come and meet ICT actors from Europe at the TTW international session 8.3.2013 15:00 EET

The idea of the open table discussion is to give you the chance to address the questions you are interested in. Come and meet both local and international ICT actors.


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