The Information Technology Unit is active regional developer in co-operation with the economic life of the region. The unit is able to deliver technical project plans and implementations as well as productized order based services. Progressing ICT technology and its possibilities are promoted to support and help ICT companies to develop their services, and to support companies from other industry sector utilize ICT more efficiently.
The ICT unit has had a long experience in project activities. The unit has participated in regional and international projects, and currently about 60% of the unit's funding is obtained through project activities.
Here you find up-to-date information about our current projects.
Active | 01.08.2020 - 31.08.2023The aim of the Women in IT (WinIT) project is to increase the attractiveness of the higher education in ICT from a women's perspective. A greater participation of women in technology and their empowerment in the digital economy would contribute to economic growth and wider social development.
ActiveThe SCIP project seeks solutions to the urban digital revolution by bringing together different actors to form a Smart City Innovation Hub and developing a new and open smart city innovation platform that enables the development and piloting of a variety of data-driven technologies, concepts and products suitable for smart cities
EndedProject aims to bring focus to the emerging opportunities of the Internet of Things to the Central Ostrobothnia area businesses and to enable companies to start to discover and take advantage of them and utilize them, both to enchance productivity and to start new business and to find new business models.
EndedSmartCampus is a virtual and intelligent education solution in which physical and virtual campuses are integrated into a functional whole. SmartCampus enables meaningful, individualized study, both in a traditional face-to-face mode and as a distance study, which corresponds to the needs of the students and which is flexible and results-producing.
EndedThe project's main objective is to gain productivity benefits by enabling new working methods in social and health care services by using novel IoT technology. The relevant information is gathered together by the customer's interface, which can also be used by the care personnel, the elderly person as well as his/her relatives