Business and innovation services provide help for the following:
• starting a business
• developing your business
• getting your business to the international markets
Business Service Centre Potkuri advises on matters related to setting up a local business. When aiming for a wider market, seek out the start- up community of SparkUp.
If you are an immigrant, you may receive personal guidance on starting a business at the Baana point, operating from Työpiste and Monitori Joint Services. Guidance is available in several different languages.
The manufacturing and serving of food and foodstuffs is supervised in, for example, restaurants. This supervision ensures that the foodstuffs are healthy and safe to consume. The handling, transport, trading, import, export and marketing of foodstuffs are also supervised. The food industry operator is also responsible for carrying out in-house control. Those who plan to open a restaurant should contact Food Control ahead of time. The notification about opening a restaurant must be sent at least one month in advance.