Research and development projects

Ongoing joint R&D projects, in wich the institute participates or for which it is responsible, are the following.

Business models and evolution of businesses

  • Clinical Entrepreneurship Program (CEP), new health care and well-being businesses
  • P2P Synergy, an EU H2020 project on smart energy systems
  • Virpa-C, a Tekes project on smart spaces and facilities
  • Virpa-D,a Tekes-project on smart spaces and facilities
  • InDemand, an EU project on co-creation of innovations with public bodies
  • FREED, participation in an EU-funded project to support SMEs to develop innovative energy technologies as viable business offerings
  • SHERLOC, participation in a strategic University of Oulu project on future healt-care and well-being services
  • ICory, a Business Finland supported project on intelligent health services


Digital business

  • MIDAS, a joint EU project on health care and wellbeing businesses
  • uo5G, a Tekes Challenge Finland project on 5G micro-operator businesses
  • DigiLeap, a joint (UofO, VTT, companies) EU-funded project on digitalization in businesses


Competences on the growth of businesses and entrepreneurship

  • KoKo, an EU-funded project in which Avanto Idea Accelerator, Arctic Business Corridor and Business Kitchen are being developed
  • PoPYK, and EU-funded project on entrepreneurship education strategy
  • Terwa-akatemia, an EU-funded project on entrepreneurship education
  • ITV, a joint Oulu Innovation Alliance (OIA) project on increasing innovation capabilities
  • TUTLI,participation in a Tekes-funded project on creating new business from an innovative idea
     

Already completed projects are the following.

Business models and evolution of businesses

  • Wille, a Tekes project of businesses related to wireless hospitals
  • DHR/DHR2, a Tekes project on MyData based health care and wellbeing businesses
  • Value Network 2.0, a Tekes project on industrial value networks
  • CyberTrust, a Dimecc project on cyber security
  • Fast Microbial Analysis, a Tekes project on food analysis businesses
  • Indico, a Tekes project on health care and wellbeing businesses
  • Lenslet Vision, a market study on a health care analysis business
  • Test cluster, a pre-study of test products and services businesses
  • Inno Mill evaluation, an analysis of the Tekes-funded Innovation Mill funding program
  • Tiitus, an analysis of the innovation ecosystem of Tivit Ltd., (currently Dimecc)
  • Seed potato related business ecosystem study for the municipality of Tyrnävä
  • Ryhti, an EU-funded project of businesses related to built environments
  • ICT industry evaluation in Northern Finland
  • Clean water, a Tekes Challenge Finland pre-project
  • YSI,  a joint project on health care and wellbeing businesses
     

Digital business

  • Tintti, a Tekes project on industrial internet
  • Cloud Software, a Dimecc project on cloud software
  • CORE++, a Tekes project on 5G wireless solutions
  • CORE, a Tekes project on 5G wireless solutions
  • Need for Speed, a Dimecc project on lean and agile solutions in  ICT businesses
  • Internet of Things, a Dimecc project on internet of things
  • Sensors and social web, a Tekes project on social web
  • Reaxity, a Tekes project on virtual reality
  • See-through-environments, a Tekes project on augmented reality
  • Smarctic, a Tekes project on arctic scenarios
  • DIPOS, a project on scenarios of digital businesses in Northern Finland
  • WiFiUS, a Tekes project on future 5 G solutions, carried out together with US partners
     

Competences on the growth of businesses and entrepreneurship

  • IKK, a Tekes project on innovation capability development
  • Marketing KEKO, a joint project on the development of marketing competences
  • An  EU-funded project on the AACSB accreditation of the Oulu Business School
  • Oulu Growth Venturing, an EU-funded project on the development of Business Kitchen