Finland has the best availability of scientists and engineers in the world. Finland is also ranked as the best country in university-industry collaboration in R&D (WEF 2014-2015).
Tampere region offers good availability of competent experts. In the city of Tampere every 5th person is a university student. In total, there are about 38.000 university students in Tampere.
- Tampere University of Technology is the second biggest technical university in Finland.
- University of Tampere is the most popular multidisciplinary university in Finland (applicants 2013), and
- Tampere University of Applied Sciences is the most popular university of applied sciences in Finland (applicants 2013).
Tampere university of Technology and University of Tampere have both strong collaboration with industry and academia worldwide. In addition to the universities, Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) operates in Tampere, and provides high-end technology solutions and innovation services.
highlights research groups capable and interested in industry collaboration.