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    Tampere Automotive Cluster

    The automotive cluster brings together local know-how and accelerates cooperation between actors in the sector. The ongoing transition in the automotive sector offers companies a wide range of business opportunities.

    The future forms of mobility

    The automotive industry is transforming rapidly. The disruption is driven by four major factors (ACES):

    • Autonomous,
    • Connectivity,
    • Electrification, and
    • Ridesharing.

    The Tampere region is home to excellence in all the future key technologies of the automotive industry. Research in Tampere develops, for example, human-technology interaction, autonomous vehicles and enabling technologies.

    The aim of cluster operations is to strengthen the Tampere Region as a centre of expertise for the automotive industry and to offer opportunities to bring new innovations to the clients.

    Top expertise for the needs of the automotive sector

    The Tampere region offers top expertise for the various needs of the car manufacturers and automotive technology suppliers. For example:

    • Digital cockpit, infotainment & instrument cluster
    • HMI, UX, multimodal user-interfaces
    • Security-critical software development, R&D services
    • Autonomous driving, ADAS
    • Wireless connectivity, 5G, V2X, C-V2X
    • Camera systems, Lidar, Radar

    VIDEO: What the Tampere Region companies have to offer for Automotive

    Watch the video to learn what the top specialists operating in the automotive sector have to say about the Tampere Automotive Cluster and the Tampere city region as a business location.

    Tampere Region as a business location

    Go-to-market together

    Car manufacturers and Tier1 technology suppliers want innovative solutions and complete systems. Getting new ideas started and productised often requires understanding of many different areas, such as user experience, key technologies, productisation, marketing…

    The automotive cluster helps in building larger entities and presenting them to suitable operators and potential customers.

    The members are linked by the desire to collaborate

    The Tampere automotive cluster shows at major international automotive industry events, and it networks effectively with industry actors.

    The cluster members are linked by the desire to collaborate with car manufacturers and automotive technology suppliers. Regular meetings are the backbone of the activities.


    Talking points

    Why Tampere

    Tampere is the industrial capital of Finland. For more than a hundred years, Tampere has been a location where machines have been built for various applications. Today, the region is thriving through technology. The fields of mobile networks and game technology, for example, have created a new vivid startup scene in Tampere.

    Artificial intelligence as a business asset

    Did you know that there are already over 4500 people working in the field of artificial intelligence in the Tampere Region, and the number is rising fast. Tampere AI ecosystem brings together artificial intelligence expertise and supports regional AI activities. Tampere Automotive Cluster, Tampere Imaging Ecosystem and AI ecosystem are examples of open business and innovation communities powered by Business Tampere, the regional economic development agency. Visit website for more.

    Tampere city region is an important forerunner in the field of intelligent transport

    Urbanisation and growing traffic volumes create new challenges and opportunities for transport. ITS Factory is an innovation, experimentation, and development environment co-operated by the City of Tampere and companies from relevant sectors. ITS Factory community seeks solutions for mobility challenges through close co-operation of the public and private sectors. Learn more.

    The cluster connects

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    Contact us

    Interested in engaging with the Tampere Automotive Cluster?
    Contact the Business Tampere advisors to learn more about the business community, the companies and other actors involved, and how to become a member.

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