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Projects

AURORAL - Architecture for Unified Regional and Open digital ecosystems for Smart Communities and wider Rural Areas Large scale application

AURORAL focuses on increasing connectivity and delivering a digital environment of smart objects interoperable services platforms able to trigger dynamic rural ecosystems of innovation chains, applications and services. Thus, AURORAL contributes to increase economic growth and create jobs in rural areas and to tackle significant societal challenges, contributes to overcoming digital divide between rural and urban areas and to develop the potential offered by increased connectivity and digitisation of rural areas. AURORAL digital environment is demonstrated by cost-efficient and flexible cross-domain applications through large-scale pilots in five European regions. It builds on an open, API-based, interoperable and federated Internet of Things (IoT) architecture and includes a reference implementation supporting flexible integration of heterogeneous services, bridging the interoperability gap of the smart object platforms and creating markets for services in rural areas.

Project period:

01.01.2021 -
31.12.2024
31.12.2024

Main Partner: 

COMISSAO DE COORDENACAO E DESENVOLVIMENTO REGIONAL DO ALENTEJO, Portugal

Eu Lippu, EAKR aluekehitysrahasto Vipuvoimaa Eu:lta 2014-2020

Seppo Ahola, Project Manager, Kemin Digipolis Oy

p. +358 400 249 620

Industrial Circular Economy in Lapland 2.0 - Reinforcement of circular economy activities

Industrial Circular Economy in Lapland 2.0 strengthens the regional competitiveness of the industrial circular economy

in Lapland. The project is based on the systematic development work in Lapland in the 2010s, during which the

industrial circular economy took its position as one of the spearheads of the regional expertise in Lapland and as a

cornerstone of Smart specialisation strategy of Lapland. The Circular Economy Centre, established in Kemi in 2017,

has raised broad national and international interest.

The project paves way for new investments and business models in the field of circular economy. The project

strengthens the R&D, knowledge and innovation infrastructure, cooperation and networking. The main partners include

Digipolis, Lapland University of Applied Sciences, and Lappia. The activities are characterized by energy and material

efficiency, utilization of the latest relevant knowledge, and new business development. The expertise and networks of

Circular Economy Centre will also be utilized in the project.

Project period:

01.06.2020 -
31.03.2023
31.03.2023

Main Partner: 

Kemin Digipolis Oy

Total budget of the project: 

 1 864 282 €, josta vuoden 2020 Euroopan aluekehitysrahaston (EAKR) ja valtion rahoitusta 796 069 €

Eu Lippu, EAKR aluekehitysrahasto Vipuvoimaa Eu:lta 2014-2020

Tuomas Pussila, Manager, Circular Economy Centre, Kemin Digipolis Oy

p. +358 50 461 1236

DigiCirc European cluster-led accelerator for digitisation of the circular economy across key emerging sectors

The EU’s transition towards a circular and climate-neutral economy represents an economic and social necessity and an opportunity for businesses and citizens. The role of SMEs in this environment will be crucial. The EU-funded DigiCirc project will permit SMEs to leverage digital technology as a key enabler for innovative circular products, services and business models to meet the goals that EU circular economy policies set. The project will establish and coordinate the DigiCirc innovation network, bringing together a wide range of stakeholders. This ecosystem will establish the foundation for an integrated, dynamic and cross-border/sector open space for innovation performed through the DigiCirc accelerators that are managed by innovation specialists able to transform validated concepts into solid business models towards a commercial launch.

Project period:

01.05.2020 -
31.12.2022
31.12.2022

Main Partner: 

Cap Digital, France

Eu Lippu, EAKR aluekehitysrahasto Vipuvoimaa Eu:lta 2014-2020

Seppo Ahola, Project Manager, Kemin Digipolis Oy

p. +358 400 249 620

MINE.THE.GAP - The mining sector needs sustainable solutions

Project period:

01.09.2020 -
31.08.2023
31.08.2023

Main Partner: 

FUNDACION ICAMCYL, Spain

Eu Lippu, EAKR aluekehitysrahasto Vipuvoimaa Eu:lta 2014-2020

Seppo Ahola, Project Manager, Kemin Digipolis Oy

p. +358 400 249 620

Baltic Industrial Symbiosis (BIS)

The project promotes industrial symbiosis, a concept for sustainable regional development, across the Baltic Sea region. The project establishes peer-to-peer exchange for industrial symbiosis practitioners. It develops new business and finance models and sets up the BSR Industrial Symbiosis Council as a platform for dialogue and policy learning.

 

Project period:

01.01.2019 -
31.12.2021
31.12.2021

Main Partner: 

Symbiosis Center Kalundborg Tanska

Eu Lippu, EAKR aluekehitysrahasto Vipuvoimaa Eu:lta 2014-2020 Baltic Industrial Symbiosis Interreg Baltic Se Region

Eveliina Nousiainen, Project Specialist, Circular Economy, Kemin Digipolis Oy

p. +358 40 544 0151

National Circular Economy Platform (TKO)

The objective of the project is to enhance the sustainable growth and innovation of the Finnish circular economy. The project gathers regional and national resources and partnerships that promote expertise into a national platform of expertise, which is designed to increase business in the industrial circular economy, grow the number of jobs, develop expertise in the circular economy and disseminate it in Finland as part of the post-COVID economic recovery measures.
The project strengthens existing partnerships related to eco-industrial parks and creates new connections between companies and education and research organisations (universities).

Project period:

01.09.2020 -
30.06.2022
30.06.2022

Main Partner: 

Kemin Digipolis Oy

Total budget of the project: 

472 000 €, josta Kemin Digipolis Oy:n osuus 351 000 € ja Lapin ammattikorkeakoulun osuus 121 000 €.

Työ- ja elinkeinoministeriö

Tuomas Pussila, Manager, Circular Economy Centre, Kemin Digipolis Oy

p. +358 50 461 1236

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