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ICT CLUSTER
IN THE TAMPERE REGION
Did you know that…
...all of the following innovations have seen daylight for the very
first time in the Tampere Region?
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NMT phone call
Automatic Teller Machine (ATM)
Bioabsorbable implant
Electromechanical film
Micro-chrystallized chitosan
GSM phone call
Walking forest machine
First Communicator (Nokia 9000)
Digital x-ray image
Mobile phone camera (Nokia 7650)
Automated mine loading
Fog screen walkthrough display
Automated container terminal
Preservative-free prostaglandin eye-drop for glaucoma treatment
New jawbone was grown from a patient’s fat cells using stem cell
technology
Biodegradable implant that releases antibiotics
ICT Cluster – World-class technologies and R&D
VERSATILE COMPANY BASE
- Utilisation of ICT in various
areas of business
- Skilled people
- Capability of renewal
- Co-operation with
innovation platforms
UNIVERSITIES AND
COLLEGES
MODERN INNOVATION
PLATFORMS
High quality research and
education, labour with
know-how
New Factory, Demola, Protomo,
Konela, Suuntaamo
LONG HISTORY IN APPLYING NEW INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES
NEW INNOVATION
AND APPLICATION
ENABLERS, OTHER
CLUSTERS IN THE
TAMPERE REGION
Top level ICT companies operating in
the Tampere Region
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NOKIA
NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWORKS
ROVIO ENTERTAINMENT
TELIASONERA
VINCIT
IXONOS
INTEL
TIETO
CGI
ACCENTURE
SOLTEQ
QUALCOMM ATHEROS
How do we operate?
The New Factory is an environment for open innovation where
ideas can be processed into prototypes, pilot projects, products and
services, new business and new jobs.
Demola is an open innovation environment where university
students from different fields develop products and services in
teams together with companies and public-sector organizations.
Protomo is a developing community for starting businesses where
idea developers, seasoned professionals and young talents spar
each other when creating new products and service development.
Suuntaamo connects ordinary people in the development of new
and innovative products and services and at the same time improve
their own living environment.
Where do we get the know-how?
The Tampere Region’s universities provide high-level education and they are active
cooperation partners for the ICT industry.
Supporting research, development and education:
TAMPERE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
Software Engineering research
Human-centred technology research
Research on embedded multi-core computing platforms
NPG – Networks and Protocols Research Group
OPTEK – improving IT acquisition at Finnish grammar
schools
Printable Electronics Research Group
Signal processing research groups
VASIM – Vascular Imaging Group
WISE – Wireless Identification and Sensing Systems
Research Group
UNIVERSITY OF TAMPERE
TRIM – Tampere Research Center for Information and Media
CIS – Research Center for Information and Systems
TAUCHI – Tampere Unit for Computer Human Interaction
VTT – TECHNICAL RESEARCH CENTRE OF FINLAND
Communication platforms
Context-aware services
ICT for health and well-being
Information and network security
Knowledge-intensive services
Embedded systems
Media technologies
Network technologies
Software development
TAMPERE UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES
Bachelor’s degree programme in Information Technology
International Master’s degree programme in Information Technology
The business environment
In Tampere everything works
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World class research and university-industry collaboration
High level of technology, system integration and industrial
service business know-how with deep understanding of
customer processes and needs
Easy to reach– one-day business trip to all major locations
Talented, experienced and loyal workforce provides good
value for the money
Growth center that keeps on growing
At the top of the most attractive Finnish cities – year after
year
Tampere is in the heart of Finland
Tampere Region
- Fastest growing region in Finland
- Population 499 000
- 31 000 places of business
- 2nd largest airport in the country
- 2/3 of Finns live with in 1,5h drive from Tampere
Technology industry in the Tampere Region
• Turnover
> 7 000 M€
• Employment
> 34 000
• Companies
> 1 000
• R&D investments
> 750 M€
Functional Finland
Gateway to Europe:
Finland offers a central location in the expanding markets of Northern Europe and
also provides an ideal business gateway to Russia.
Safe and stable:
Finland enjoys the highest possible AAA status with the global credit rating agencies
Fitch Ratings, Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s. Finland is famous for its
transparency, straightforwardness and low levels of bureaucracy.
Competent facilities:
According to WEF’s Global Competitiveness Report 2010-2011, Finland has the best
availability of scientists and engineers who are trained by one of the best
educational systems in the world.
Easy and Innovative:
Finnish infrastructure excels in terms of physical transportation as well as
telecommunications. Technology infrastructure is one of the best in Europe.
The most competitive country in the EU
Finland’s global rankings:
#1 Health and primary education
#1 Higher education and training
#1 Availability of scientists and engineers
#1 Property rights and IPR protection
#1 Availability of latest technologies
#2 University-industry collaboration in R&D
#2 Protection of minority shareholders’ interest
#2 Innovation
#2 Quality of education system
#2 Quality of math and science education
#2 Extent of staff training
#2 Country capacity to retain talent
#2 Tertiary education graduates in OECD
#3 Company spending on R&D
#3 Quality of overall infrastructure
Contact us and join the forerunners
of the ICT sector!
For information on how to combine innovation,
research and know-how with other industries,
request materials on the other top clusters of the
Tampere Region:
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Intelligent Machines
Life sciences
Manufacturing
Creative businesses
Cleantech & Energy
Nanotechnology
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