PIKES in nutshell

PIKES in a nutshell

PIKES in a nutshell

Pielinen Karelia Development Center PIKES Ltd. is the development agency of Nurmes-Valtimo region. Development companies are municipality-owned non-profit organisations that work to increase the growth and competitiveness of a region’s enterprises and consequently boost the region’s vitality. The activities of a development company are based on knowledge of the region and its enterprises. Development companies’ main tasks are enterprise development, development of the operating environment and promoting the region.

PIKES Ltd. was established 1.7.2006.


Ownership shares:

• City of Nurmes 78 %, www.nurmes.fi
• Municipality of Valtimo 22 %, www.valtimo.fi


What is a development company, more information in the this link https://www.sekes.fi/en/development-company/