Europe: Finland

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    Finland is actively embracing the possibilities of Internet of Things. The strong competence in mobile and wireless communication technology is seen as a valuable asset. The Finnish R&D community has reacted to the rising importance of IoT. The national funding organisation launched a seven-year program on ubiquitous computing and communications (Ubicom) in 2007. Recently, national Public Private Partnership organisation Tivit, with the support of Tekes, launched a four year IoT programme with estimated budget of ca. 60 M . The program is driven by multinational companies Ericsson, Nokia, Renesas and Metso alongside a number of SMEs . VTT is the largest research partner involved, others including University of Oulu, Aalto University and TUT.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Internet of Things 2012
    Subtitle of host publicationNew Horizons
    EditorsIan G. Smith
    Publication statusPublished - 2012
    MoE publication typeD2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material


    • Internet of Things
    • IoT
    • machine to machine
    • wireless
    • sensor


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