Community is an important driver when it comes to growth. Not just personal growth, but also the growth of a business or an organization. The benefits that come with being part of a business community are various: Meeting talents, exchange of knowledge and information, building or growing your network, access to resources.
An alliance of public sector operators is in the making, with the main objective to support the startup ecosystem in the Tampere Region. Business Tampere estimates that the alliance is good news for both startups and the business environment in general.
Rapid Tampere innovation calls are open! The challenges, set by the the international industrial companies Sandvik, Kalmar, Caruna and Valmet, deal with controlling physical strain at work, sensor technology, safe working environments and enriching data.
Sandvik, Kalmar, Caruna and Valmet, all high-class international industrial companies, have joined Rapid Tampere, the first collaboration accelerator in Tampere Region. A global search for top high-tech collaborators to spar these companies towards progress has started, and it continues until October 31,2019.
Finland has been touted as a buzzing centre of cleantech activity for some years. The country with the happiest people in the world, with the best air quality, is naturally the country that will save the planet as well. With companies like Ecolan and Carbofex, two rising cleantech stars in Tampere Region, it might actually be possible.
Specma Oy, a subsidiary of a leading Nordic hydraulics company, has chosen the Tampere Region as the location of its logistics operations because of the good transport connections. Business Tampere offered Specma an easy access to the region.
AAC Technologies announced the opening of an R&D center in Tampere in 2018. Now the company announces Tampere as the headquarters of its European operations and targets to grow its Tampere site personnel up to 200 by the year 2025.
Nordic Startup School is a program organized in collaboration with Golden Gateway and Startup Tampere, the initiative under Business Tampere, to help the most promising startups boost their quest for an international success. Now the search is over, and the organizers have eventually selected eight startups, along with five prospects to join them.
A Tampere-based technology startup FORCIOT, producing stretchable electronics eg. for automotive, logistics and wearable sectors, recently announced investment made in the company by Heraeus and Volvo Cars.