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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

RYM Oy refocuses activities as public funding ends

RYM Oy refocuses activities as public funding ends

RYM Oy – which has been a Strategic Center for Science, Technology and Innovation since 2009 – is going to change its operating strategy and business model. It must do so because the new Government Program Guidelines prevent Tekes from funding research programs of SHOK companies in the future. RYM Oy has 53 shareholders that… Continue Reading

A quantum leap towards better and more productive indoor environments

A quantum leap towards better and more productive indoor environments

The RYM Indoor Environment Program implemented in 2011–2015 produced dozens of solutions based on multidisciplinary research which enhance the wellbeing, productivity, comfort and learning of space users in an ecologically sustainable way. Studies have shown that a good indoor environment and energy efficiency increase considerably the value of a property. 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