Pielinen Karelia Development Center Ltd

Pielinen Karelia Development Center Ltd PIKES is a company, which was established by the towns of Lieksa and Nurmes and the municipality of Valtimo on 1 July 2006. PIKES' business concept is to actively steer and realise the Pielinen Karelia area's development and regeneration.


  • We produce business services and advise entrepreneurs.
  • We realise development projects for participating municipalities and companies.
  • We promote the area / arrange regional marketing.
  • We supervise the interests of the companies we work with.
  • We promote and realise regional cooperation.