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NIHAK and City of Haapajärvi pave way for bio-industry investments

NIHAK and the City of Haapajärvi have been working together for several years to build a suitable operating environment for the bio-industry. The City of Haapajärvi is seeking companies that produce materials like bio-oil, bio-coal, or wood preservatives refined through their production process. Felling and harvesting residues or sawmill by-products can be used as raw […]

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Boosting new business ideas

NIHAK Business Services and our VAU!HAUTOMO incubator help startups build new business.  Startup companies are young, growth-oriented companies that often emerge around an innovation. From the perspective of business services, refining a new and different business idea is different from traditional business sectors.  –“There are considerably more issues to resolve. Determining the earning logic alone

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NIHAK’s new service is a common tool for municipalities to accelerate investment in the region

As part of the development of municipalities’ services, NIHAK is clarifying its organization.In the future, the region’s Invest In activities will be coordinated through NIHAK’s regional development services. On July 1, Kimmo Niskanen will start as the leader of the operations. The task of regional development services is to support municipalities’ vitality and companies’ development

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Growing employment rate and international expansion – NIHAK’s annual report for 2022 now available

NIHAK has compiled the most significant events of the past year, general information about the organization’s activities, and an overview of the situation in the region’s business life in one document. The year 2022 was a time of change and development in the NIHAK area, as evidenced by the growing need for international expansion services

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NIHAK is paving the way for investments into the green transition

The Nivala-Haapajärvi sub-region in Northern Ostrobothnia has claimed to be the greenest sub-region in Finland. It is verdant and well known for its agriculture, and it is also a region with a bright future for the green transition. The Nivala-Haapajärvi sub-region is a region of green industry that is profitable for companies to enter. A

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Fresh thinking and support from networks – The Back to Work event encouraged us to take steps towards something new

The Back to Work event brought together entrepreneurs from the region for the second time to start the autumn season together. This time, the event organized by NIHAK and Nivala Teollisuuskylä was dedicated to the theme of internationalization. New markets and fresh perspectives were seen in the speeches as a great opportunity for companies –

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DEN builds ready-to-move-in homes and premises in Nivala – The wood and construction industry in the area also offers opportunities for new operators

DEN Finland Oy has established itself as one of Finland’s largest manufacturers of prefabricated wooden and log homes and multi-purpose facilities. The company’s brands are Designtalo, Ainoakoti, Finnlamelli, Talliosake, and its own building technology unit, DEN Tekniikka.

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