World BioEconomy Forum Venues

World BioEconomy Forum Venues

Scandic Rukahovi Conference Center



The event venue, Scandic Rukahovi Conference Center, offers an amazing view over the beautiful landscape of Ruka and its forests. The surrounding nature facilitates the discussion and gives the participants a great opportunity to explore an example area of a thriving bioeconomy.

Restaurant Kontioluola


An eternal atmosphere, a large fire, hundreds of candles and quietly playing relaxing music all create an unforgettable setting for continuing the day’s discussion and networking with other bioeconomy stakeholders.

Restaurant Ski Bistro


Located up in the slopes, Ski Bistro offers a unique dining experience with an amazing view over the forests of Ruka. 


Ruka offers a wide variety of accommodation ». Some accommodation options will be available for booking via event registration.

How to get to Ruka

Kuusamo Airport is a short 20 minutes from Ruka, and all connecting flights are operated by Finnair.

Alternatively, Oulu Airport is 3 hours away. Flights to Oulu Airport are operated by Finnair and Norwegian Airlines.

Kuusamo Airport »
Oulu Airport »

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