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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

Horizon 2020 opens doors to world markets

Horizon 2020 opens doors to world markets

Horizon 2020 is the European Union’s most important tool in driving innovation, research and development. It provides funding, new markets and partners also for built environment actors. The priority areas include smart cities and transportation systems, improvement of energy efficiency, health and wellbeing, and nanotechnology. We put together an information package that tells how funding… Continue Reading

The real estate and construction sector needs fundamental change

The real estate and construction sector needs fundamental change

The real estate and construction sector must become a service business since traditional models no longer meet clients’ needs. The ongoing change offers the most agile sector actors wholly new business opportunities. RYM Oy, Fira Oy and Vison Alliance Partners Oy are together preparing a SHOK program to ensure the success of the change. Continue Reading

Cooperation across SHOK boundaries benefits all

Cooperation across SHOK boundaries benefits all

Efforts are underway to make cooperation between SHOK’s more efficient. The joint event of RYM Oy’s Indoor Environment Program and CLEEN Oy’s MMEA Program in Otaniemi in November showed that the parties have many things in common and all can benefit from them. – The programs have many common elements. As both programs will end… Continue Reading

ECTP Conference 17.-19.6.2014: Construction and Built Environment Future Horizons

ECTP Conference 17.-19.6.2014: Construction and Built Environment Future Horizons

European Construction Technology Platform (ECTB) is organizing its 6th Conference at Square Brussels Meeting Centre on 17-19 June 2014. The event is arranged in co-operation with ENCORD (European Network of Construction Companies for Research and Development) and ENBRI (European Network of Building Research Institutes) and with the support of ECCREDI (European Council for Construction Research,… Continue Reading