Search for Innovation Platforms in East and North Finland
To promote service design expertise and digitalisation, Centria has developed a simulation environment and group working space, the SILMU laboratory. SILMU enables presentation of service ideas and situations by combining images and sound for the purpose of rapid testing and development.
Located in Joensuu, the Energy Park is a service environment for studying and testing of property-sized renewable energy technologies, applicability and solutions. The environment is excellent for rapid practical testing of companies’ innovations and the development of business operations based on renewable energy.
The services of Ekoneum association enable extensive development and research activities for agfi-food sector in various ways. The service provision of the platform includes expert services as well as the available research and development environments (e.g. labs) to meet the needs of companies and RDI organizations.
The research services of the Water Resources and Environmental Engineering of the University of Oulu offer practical solutions for environmental problems and for the management of environmental load, related to surface water and ground water, land use, waste management, water management, and the treatment of waters and waste waters. The viewpoint focuses on Nordic conditions.
The Vuokatti Nordic skiing research, testing and training environment produces research and testing services in the sports and wellbeing technology
The service is aimed at sports or wellbeing technology companies and for Nordic skiing teams (e.g. international and national teams).