Tendering was launched for the Science Park deck area on 2 July 2021.The aim is to have a high-quality overall plan for the area that will involve city centre-type construction, tall buildings and versatile hybrid facilities. The Science Park area is very important for the planned One Hour Train connection and other public transport, so in order to improve accessibility and internal mobility, functional solution models are required to integrate the Kupittaa railway station and mobility services with the rest of it.
Over a million squares of new construction, investments worth billions, over 10.000 new jobs and apartments for 20.000 new Turku residents. The area of Itäharju triangle, approximately 90 hectares in size, offers a platform for the significant growth of Turku Science Park. Turku Science Park combines projects of land use, construction, mobility and functionality in the area into comprehensive urban development where all these projects support each other.
Good transport connections, a walking distance to the city centre, park-like urban spaces and modern housing solutions also guarantee the attractiveness of Science Park as a residential area. The number of residents in the Science Park area will grow by as many as 20.000 when new apartments are built on the side of Kupittaa park, in Itäharju and in the Student Village. The sharp increase in residents will add to the round-the-clock vividness of the area and diversify its service offering.
The strength of Turku Science Park is its excellent location in the proximity of the city centre and good transport connections. The developing of Science Park proceeds in stages as large entities and the transport and mobility solutions are further developed at the same time.
Turku Science Park is a future-oriented urban space of high class. Its building blocks include smooth and smart services, smart mobility solutions and diverse free time opportunities that support wellbeing.
Turun Tiedepuisto - Turku Science Park, one of the three spearhead projects of the City of Turku, is an important component in developing the attractiveness and competitiveness of the city. The objective of the project is to use new network-like operating models to create a boldly experimental cluster of know-how of international interest that has diverse functions and is logistically attractive.
An alliance model will be used to seek actors for implementing the project, which is significant for urban development and which involves diverse c
Nordicum's article tells how Turku advances on all fronts. The city is eager to continue the integration of corporate and academic worlds in the Turku Science Park, one of the biggest and oldest science parks in Finland.