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The Finnish cluster aces data center business

The Finnish cluster aces data center business

Finns are highly competitive in the quickly developing data center business. A good example of this is the cluster forming around the data center business. It encompasses not only players from the real estate and construction sector, but also from both energy and ICT industries, plus government participation. Continue Reading

PoDoCo promotes the strategic renewal of companies

PoDoCo promotes the strategic renewal of companies

PoDoCo (Post Docs in Companies) program supporting long term competitiveness and strategic renewal of companies and employment of young doctors in the private sector has been launched in May 2015. PoDoCo facilitates novel meetings of post docs and companies and offers young scholars funding from one source for academic research having strategic importance for Finnish… Continue Reading

New solutions suggested for open innovation activity of real estate and construction sector – RYM Oy to be wound up

New solutions suggested for open innovation activity of real estate and construction sector – RYM Oy to be wound up

The decision has been made to end Finnish public funding of innovation activity based on the Strategic Centers for Science, Technology and Innovation. RYM Oy, which has been the SHOK company for the built environment since 2009, has ideated new solutions for the sector’s innovation activity. To enable the implementation of the solutions, the board… Continue Reading

NEW STUDY: Managing, organizing and coordinating of BIM in building projects

NEW STUDY: Managing, organizing and coordinating of BIM in building projects

The management, organizing and coordination of BIM (Building Information Modeling) projects are researched in the study funded by the Finnish Work Environment during 2015-2016. A research group from the University of Helsinki carries out the study together with Mittaviiva Ltd, TietoaFinland LtD, Premises Centre of Helsinki, and Senate Properties as well as their networks. The… Continue Reading