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The Tampere region is built for cleantech success

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.

Smart Tampere and Digita offer a LoRaWAN network for testing new smart city solutions

Digita and Smart Tampere have started a LoRaWAN technology based IoT pilot in Tampere. During the pilot companies, research centers and the City of Tampere have an opportunity to test and develop new smart city solutions in the network. For example street lighting control and monitoring the indoor air quality of buildings can be experimented. The pilot is part of the series of agile experiments of Smart Tampere.

Collaboration to Growth: Right questions at the right time

Collaboration to Growth: Two very different companies tested the Futurice Lean Service Creation methodology. Sales and Marketing Manager Tiina Pessi of Tampereen Aluetaksi and CEO Reima Viljanen of Kjelp will share their views along with Futurice’s Culture Advisory Lead Mirkka Länsisalo and Senior Service Designer Jaana Olsson.

Tampere – Latvia link in tourism industry strenghtened

The Finns are the fifth largest foreign traveller group in Latvia. The tourism professionals from Tampere region and Latvia met recently in Tampere to present the novelties of both offerings.

KONE elevator maintenance challenge leads to new openings

KONE and Business Tampere invited local companies to solve issues of predictive elevator maintenance. The result: promising opportunities for new openings.

Stretchable electronics embedded into clothing and worn like a second skin

Say goodbye to cumbersome activity trackers and bulky smartwatches! We will soon see a new generation of flexible films that mold to our body like a second skin to monitor our performance and vital signs. 

KONE is looking for partners in the field of predictive maintenance – pitch your idea!

KONE and Business Tampere will arrange a Partner Pitching Day at KONE’s premises in Hyvinkää on February 14, 2019. Send in your business proposal latest January 25th!

Agile experiments help create useful urban services

The Smart Tampere program is boosting smart city development with agile experiments, where companies can test their services or products using the city as a test bed and a living lab. Around twenty experiment projects arose in 2018.

Tampere – the Silicon Valley of Imaging Technologies

Tampere region has a solid history of conceiving and developing some of the best imaging technology. With world-renowned brands like Nokia and Huawei basing their R&D sites in Tampere, this trend is set to continue.
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