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BusinessOulu implements its strategy for the advancement of business in Finland with project and program funding.

Projects

Digi-AEC project

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.

Read more about Digi-AEC Project

LIKE – New business from circular economy

Rahoittajalogot BusinessOulu, Ely, EAKR ja Vipuvoimaa

The aim of the project is to help SMEs identify their role in circular economy ecosystems and recognise and solve circular economy challenges. The objective is to find new piloting opportunities for the SMEs, along with new customers, cooperation partners and investors. The project aims to encourage the SMEs toward a more active approach to utilising the versatile RDI expertise in research and education organisations. The project also strengthens the SMEs' skills in circular economy related communications, marketing, and brand building activities.

Operatively, the project is divided into three work packages: WP1 Forming and Facilitating the Cluster; WP2 Building Customer and Partner Relationships and WP3 Communications and Administration.
As a result of the project, the number of companies in the cluster will increase. The SMEs will find new customers and cooperation partners, and their revenue and number of employees will increase.

Project period:
31.5.2021- 31.8.2022.

Further information:
Ms. Katri Luoma-aho, Project Manager, katri.luoma-aho@businessoulu.com, tel. +358 40 643 3826.

Aarne Kultalahti

Aarne Kultalahti

Head of Business Environment

+358 44 703 1239

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Jarmo Lauronen

Jarmo Lauronen

Head of Business services

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Mari Rautiainen

Mari Rautiainen

Head of Talent team, solutions to corporate employee needs

+358 44 703 1370

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Ari Saine

Ari Saine

Funding Advisor
11.4.-31.12.2022 Manager, Digital Innovation platform suppot for the companies, Smart City business, 5G/6G in city context

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