Digitalisation Academy: Piloting and developing the Academy and creating a nationwide model (DA-PITO)

Finland's national goal is to be a competitive developer, fast adopter, and the best in the application of new technology and innovations. This will require ability to cross-borders, being flexible and finding new forms of cooperation, for example between universities and industry. In addition, we need to have the ability to strengthen and produce skills at a fast pace, the ability to make talented people committed to the area, and the readiness to support regional and multilateral innovation...


Capacity-building for Sino-Finnish Research Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation

University of Vaasa and Chinese Academy of Sciences Institutes of Science and Development (CASISD) signed an agreement to establish a joint China-Finland Centre in August 2017.


LARS Learning among Regions on Smart Specialisation

LARS project helps to find solutions tackling the fragmentation of regional systems of innovation looking for entrepreneurial discoveries within such topics as bio and circular economy, advanced production methods and technologies for energy efficiency.



In the FUSE project (Future Smart Energy) advanced methods basing on artificial intelligence and use of hierarchical communication system are being researched and developed for the operation and monitoring of Smart Grids.


SG Platform

The main target of the project is to prepare a group of R&D projects which will develop new solutions to the improvement of the reliability, flexibility and economy of electricity distribution networks and facilitate the connection of renewable power generation to the power system by applying energy storages, Big Data and analytics, IoT and 5G communication. Business models will also be developed, since the new solutions may lead to emerge of new businesses or change the operation...


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