The most sTARTUp-minded city in the world
Tartu is a city with a rich history and cultural heritage, and an inventive and creative future. The city’s aim is to be part of the global economy and culture, but at the same time maintain the city’s core values – cooperation, innovation, greenery, compactness, safety and sustainability. Tartu is in constant motion, empowered by innovative changes, to provide a unique and inclusive business ecosystem and the best living environment.
Long traditions and high competence in the metal processing & machine building, woodworking and food industries, information & communication technology, biotechnology & medicine and space technology have made our companies internationally competitive.
Tartu is innovative, open-minded, scientific, and smart. We constantly create and implement unique and user-centred services and projects together with entrepreneurs and citizens.
Tartu embodies wisdom, and therefore boasts an excellent climate for business.
We have a strong and prosperous community with various incubators, research institutions and the startup ecosystem.