Work and entrepreneurship

A vibrant and multi-faceted business life underpins the future of the city. The core role of Yrityssalo Oy, owned by the city, is to provide services to companies in the area, provide advice related to business activity and guide and help those thinking of becoming entrepreneurs. Yrityssalo also supports companies looking for a suitable location with related matters as well as coordinating measures related to sudden structural change.

The city´s development services are responsible for the totality of the city´s development work. The department is responsible for business and employment services and also launches development projects that bring together local organisations with the aim of diversifying the structure of business in the area and thus ensuring that the high service level in the area will be maintained.
The most important task for business services is to ensure that Salo can face international competition with respect to business and employment. The city´s strategy and business policy programme provide the direction for this work. The aim of the City of Salo´s employment services is to improve the employment situation in the region together with other organisations and to increase the impact of employment services.