To succeed on a growing and changing market there is a need for heavy investment. Currently the largst new projects are related to renewable energy production or improvement of energy efficiency. The EnergyVaasa companies have almost tripled the total R&D investment in the last few years. This shows that the companies and their owners believe that the market will continue to grow and give a return of the investment. In the same time frame the amount of R&D personnel have doubled.
Even today over 2000 people spend the whole workday developing new products that will ensure the future success of the cluster.