finding and implementing actions that promote industries’ carbon neutrality. Smart Industry uses digitalisation to develop green and smart industry.
Smart industry and green development
Innovations related to saving energy as well as the promotion of sustainable development and the circular economy in all industrial processes.
The platform aims at
Tools to reach targets are
Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Big Data Analysis, Virtual Reality (VR) and Cyber Security, 3D printing and robotics.
Additionally, the aim is to study and promote
opportunities for decentralised energy production in Ostrobothnia. New types of energy storage solutions and questions related to hydrogen technology.
Smart Industry research platform projects
Ossi Koskinen is passioned about research and development in the energy sector
Ossi works as a senior lecturer in VAMK’s business administration unit, has a doctorate in business sciences and did his dissertation on management. In 2006, however, a flame was ignited in the management team of the joint energy institute of VAMK, the University of Vaasa and Novia, which has not dimmed.
”My own interest is strongly linked to the environment. Global warming is a fact, and in order to slow it down, we must focus on developing renewable energy solutions and related technologies, such as energy storage. Vaasa region has excellent prospects for developing also new business models, and the Smart Industry platform can be an important partner there as well.”
VAMK’s RDI platform serves also the small and medium sized companies in the region by by offering the most recent scientific research results from Finland and abroad.
”With our own work we strengthen the strong and wonderful energy cluster of our economic region. The key to successful cooperation is a listening attitude.”