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Shanghai skyline. Business Tampere. Photo: Pixabay

4SmartGrowth: Open Call for SME’s interested in entering China or Chile

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.
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Specma concentrates logistics operations in the Tampere Region

Specma Oy, a subsidiary of a leading Nordic hydraulics company has chosen the Tampere Region as the location of its logistics operations.
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Scandit opens R&D office in Tampere to strengthen leadership in mobile computer vision and augmented reality

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 announces its European HQ in Tampere. Photo: Mirella Mellonmaa / Business Tampere.

AAC Technologies announces Tampere as their European Headquarters, launches 10 million USD Imaging Research Consortium

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.
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Inquiry about local startups and growth companies

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.

Tampere Smart City Week is coming again

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.

Tampere.Finland app includes now an electronic library card

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.
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AI Hub Tampere offers sparring and hands on workshops

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.

AI Truck helps people to experience and experiment with AI

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.
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Minna Kinnunen starts as the head of AI and analytics at Smart Tampere

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.
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