28, Feb 2023
Finland Encourages Indian Tech Talent to Find a Home in the World’s Happiest Country

India — 28th February, 2023 – Finland, voted the World’s Happiest Country for the fifth year, is welcoming talented Indians to launch or reestablish their careers in one of the most attractive countries to work in. With its emphasis on work-life balance, support for families, and being home to some of the greenest cities and most innovative companies in the world, Finland is aiming to double work-based migration and triple study-based migration by 2030.

Excellent work-life balance for entrepreneurs and tech professionals alike

Ms. Laura Lindeman, Senior Director, Work in Finland said, “We are happy to welcome talent from India to Finland. Finland offers career opportunities in a myriad of professions like IT, health tech, clean tech, hydrogen and battery industries, manufacturing, hospitality & tourism and health sector.”

She also highlighted the Memorandum of Understanding signed for talent mobility between Business Finland and Confederation of Indian Industry in December 2022. “We see mutual benefits in building strong cooperation between our countries in talent mobility and wish to offer Indian talents opportunities for professional growth in Finland”, she added.

The Head of Talent Boost in India for Business Finland, Gitta Perez said, “We are confident India’s tech professionals and startup entrepreneurs will appreciate how we emphasize equality and diversity in the workplace. We believe that treating everyone with equal worth is a key factor in how our local tech ecosystem has become globally competitive.”

In a recently concluded event in India that highlighted what makes Finland the happiest country in the world to both work and live in, Business Finland saw interest from more than 3000 talent, entrepreneurs and students who want to move to Finland to pursue their career.

According to the latest Finnish Immigration Services statistics, more than 10,000 Indians are living in Finland, many of them working and studying. Just in the last 12 months, over 7500 Indians applied for a resident permit.

Be part of one of the world’s most innovative landscapes

Across its beautifully diverse country, Finland offers career opportunities in world-renowned technology companies such as Microsoft, Nokia, Kone, IQM Finland and Oura. Whether as a successful tech entrepreneur climbing the corporate ladder with some of the biggest technology names in the world, or completing their higher education, Finland is the ideal place for talent from India.

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