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TEXT: IINA TIIHONEN ILLUSTRATION: KOTISAARI GRAPHIC MANAGEMENT OY

12 FACTS ABOUT FINLAND AND KUOPIO

DID YOU KNOW THIS ABOUT THE PEOPLE AT NEWICON?

“In Kuopio, I am particularly fond of the Valkeisenlampi pond. There is a beach volleyball court on the beach, making it an idyllic place for an afterwork ballgame and picnic. It also provides a relaxing environment for running.” Antti Vesala Sales and Product Specialist

The heart of NewIcon lies in the beautiful city of Kuopio in Central Finland, whose most visible landmark is the 75-metre tall observation tower located on Puijo hill. We asked our personnel to share their favourite locations in the Kuopio region. The answers reveal that the people at NewIcon enjoy nature. At the same time, we discovered many “My summer details about being Finnish.

76 % of Finns consider nature to be the best quality of their home country

cottage is on Potkunsaari island in Lake Kallavesi. It is only 15 minutes away from my home, which means I can easily visit it for a couple of hours on any summer evening for sauna bathing, swimming and a sausage cooked on an open fire.” Markku Soininen Sales Manager

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Health technology exports have multiplied by

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5 in the last 20 years

Health technology gives work to

10 000

73 % of Finns pick wild berries

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Inland waters cover

10,2 % of the area of Finland

71,6 % of the area of Finland

SOURCES: KUOPIO.FI, WIKIPEDIA, TEKNOLOGIATEOLLISUUS.FI, TRAVEL FARE METASEARCH ENGINE MOMONDO, TERVEYSTEKNOLOGIAN LIITTO RY – HEALTHTECH FINLAND 6

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