Business Tampere will help selected companies enter into the growing markets of China and Chile. We are now searching for suitable, smart city related companies to take part in the global project. The focus fields are mobility, healthy living environment, healthy population, green technology and energy efficiency.
Tampere is a top 5 global hub for mobile imaging innovation and Scandit is a market leader in mobile computer vision. The new Tampere office will be another strong addition to Scandit's engineering teams in Zurich and Warsaw.
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.
During the summer Business Tampere carries out an inquiry that aims to clarify trends of development of local startups and growth companies. Findings of the study will be used to develop services provided to the specific companies.
Last year Tampere Smart City Week was held for the first time. The week brought together several smart city events from different organizations, and was a true success. Thus, the tradition will be continued. The next Tampere Smart City Week will be organized from 25 to 31 January 2020. The planning of the week has now started and various partners are being sought.
An electronic library card has been added to the Tampere.Finland application. The card can be used in the Tampere libraries like a traditional library card, to borrow books or open the door of your own library.
Finland’s first AI Hub was launched in December 2018 in Tampere. The Hub offers free and neutral consulting for companies in the form of workshops, sparring and pilot periods. The aim is to increase awareness and use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning in various industries, especially in the context of intelligent machines.
The goal of the AI Truck – built by students from Omnia and Aalto University – is to help Finnish people experience and experiment with Artificial Intelligence and to teach them key concepts related to AI. The truck will tour the Helsinki metropolitan area and the regions of Häme and Pirkanmaa from May 28 to Midsummer, visiting Tampere (Hatanpäänkatu 6) on 9 June at 12-17 o’clock.
Minna Kinnunen has started as the new head of the artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics theme of Smart Tampere. The theme was launched in 2018. This year it will focus for example on projects that create real added value for customers and businesses by utilizing artificial intelligence.