BusinessOulu implements its strategy for the advancement of business in Finland with project and program funding.
Finnish Business Hub
The Finnish Business Hubs are business centres established by BusinessOulu and the City of Oulu to build connections between northern Finland and the target country. The aim is to promote new business operations, especially in industrial production, the ICT sector and construction. The Finnish Business Hubs are also tasked with disseminating information about the labour market of the target areas.
Finnish Business Hubs serve in:
- Astana (Kazakhstan)
- Gällivare (Sweden)
- Tromsø (Norway).
The Digi-AEC project is for companies within the fields of architecture, technical design and construction. The aim of the project is to improve the efficiency of the entire value chain and to save costs in public procurement processes. Digi-AEC focuses on processes related to the design, acquisition, use and maintenance of construction and their management in the regions of Northern Finland, Sweden and Norway. The project will build regional clusters and promote Nordic co-operation between these clusters. The project have 15 cooperating municipalities in Finland, Sweden and Norway. Companies are welcome to participate in our Nordic cooperation.
During the project period Digi-AEC will arrange a series of 8 workshops where our participants and partners are welcome to join. Here is an overview:
Alta 5.–6th February 2019
Workshop 1 –How can digitalization lead to cost and time savings
Luleå 26.–27. March 2019
Workshop 2 –Tendering process, contractual relationship and selection of pilot projects
Oulu 14.–15. May 2019
Workshop 3 –Use of digital methods and technology in the construction process
Tromsø 19–20. November 2019
Workshop 4 –BIM based industralisation of the construction phase
Luleå 12-13. May 2020
Workshop 5 –The operation phase, training of users and development of new services based on public access to ”digital twins”
Kokkola Fall 2020
Workshop 6 – Maintenance of buildings and use of digital twin to improve how the building supports
Workshop 7 –How to move experiences from digitalization of new buildings to renovation of old buildings
Workshop 8 –End seminar: What have we learned and how do we continue this work
For SME companies in the Interreg-North area, we are able to provide tailored business development services around partner search within the project area (Northern -Sweden, -Norway and -Finland). We provide:
Tailormade B2B meetings with potential partners
Local consultant as support during export trips
If you are interested in finding parters, customers or subcrontractors in Northern Finland, -Sweden or -Norway, please be in contact with your local contact person.
Bygg Reis Deg 2019
Join us at Bygg Reis Deg 16-17.10.2019! -Ended
Digi-AEC is participating in the largest Construction exhibition in Norway, Lillestrøm (close to Oslo). We have a smaller booth at the Digital Arena, as a part of the large stand with SCC Alta. If you want to join us, please be in contact with our project's contact persons:
Finland: Johanna Kamunen
Sweden: Robert Forsberg
Norway: Hans Kristian Henriksen
Participating public organizations
List of project members
Boden Business Park
Smart Construction Cluster Alta
List of private co-financing companies in Digi-AEC
Smart Construction Cluster companies Alta, Tromsø, Bodø
Smart Construction Cluster Oulu
If you wish to have your company name on the list, please let us know!