Wellness & health
FUTURE WELFARE SERVICES AND DISTANCE MANAGEMENT
The competence strengths of Lapland in the field of wellbeing and physical activity are based on the extensive and high-quality education and research activities of the local universities and the Natural Resources Institute Finland. Ecosystem activities that combine businesses, universities, and customers support innovations that promote care and rehabilitation, physical lifestyle, sports, and mental well-being.
The long distances in Lapland pose challenges for the accessibility of wellbeing services. Digitalisation and wellbeing and health technologies combined with nature in the north create a unique potential to develop innovative wellbeing solutions.
Located in Ounasvaara, Santasport and its surroundings offer a platform for top-level sports coaching and supporting business and development at an international level. Ounasvaara already has a large number of growth-oriented enterprises serving both local and international customers.