Search for Innovation Platforms in East and North Finland
The ecosystem services for mechanical and materials technology brings materials expertise based on expensive and modern equipment requiring specialist expertise as joint effort by experts from a number of different levels of educational establishments for the use of enterprises.
The objective of the Energy Cluster of North Savo is to improve the possibilities for enterprises in the energy sector to innovate, utilise the services of the research institutes, develop products and that way grow and succeed also in the international market.
The Outokumpu pilot plant of the Geological Survey of Finland and the beneficiation and mineralogy laboratories operating in connection with it develop new expertise in minerals grinding and beneficiation processes and produce research services in the beneficiation technology, such as for the needs of the mining, chemicals and metal industries.
Kainuun Etu Oy implements the I4B – From idea into business project, the goal of which is to promote the development of ideas by Kainuu enterprises into innovations and for commercialisation. The tasks include, e.g. to strengthen regional cooperation in Kainuu between enterprises, financiers, training organisations and research institutes.