Nokia is set to gain a new competitive advantage from edge computing and edge intelligence, both considered essential elements in 5G networks. They can be considered the two key elements to enable sustainable digital infrastructure and networks in the future. Spinverse supported Nokia in the preparation of their funding proposal, which secured Nokia 20 M€ in Business Finland funding for leading companies.
The LuxTurrim5G ecosystem and its product offering were proudly showcased at the Expo 2020 Dubai. In March, the LuxTurrim5G ecosystem arranged a VIP event at the Expo to present the ecosystem offering, partners and solutions to a group of ecosystem stakeholders. Finnish innovations gained a lot of attention in Dubai Expo: Finland pavilion actually hit the mark of one million guests before the exhibition closes its doors on 31 March 2022.
The EuroPAT-MASiP project with 28 partners from all over Europe was completed in August 2021, demonstrating a successful and significant overall outcome. The project, funded by the ECSEL JU and national funding agencies, aimed to reinforce the European semiconductor manufacturing position by focusing on the semiconductor and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) packaging. The results of the project have an impact on the development of new packaging technologies, production and test equipment, as well as on innovative applications by European electronics, component and system manufacturers. Spinverse prepared the funding application and supported the project coordinator on the project’s day-to-day management, communications and dissemination.
Wärtsilä launches Zero Emission Marine ecosystem to accelerate the transition to a sustainable marine industry
Business Finland will allocate 20 M€ in the Zero Emission Marine (ZEM) ecosystem project of Wärtsilä. As an ecosystem leader, Wärtsilä will launch an extensive RDI project together with close to 200 actors, who share a goal of creating a zero-emission ecosystem for the marine industry. Spinverse team will support in commencing the four-year project developing cutting-edge sustainable technologies to reach its ambitious goals. Spinverse experts will help the project in setting the groundwork and creating an efficient operating model for the ecosystem.
World Expos are one of the oldest and largest international events on the planet, taking place every five years and lasting six months. It is an event for all to experience, explore, innovate, and have fun by sharing ideas and working together. An Expo is a global showcase event that aims at sharing newest innovations, promoting progress and fostering cooperation. Exactly what Spinverse does in its daily business.
The Finnish pavilion presents globally leading clean technologies, sustainable and digital solutions just to mention a few main themes. Since Expo 2020 Dubai opened its gates, it has recorded over 13.5 million in-person visits and nearly ten times as many (121 million) virtual visits. The Finnish pavilion has already welcomed almost 700 000 visitors during this time.
Spinverse and LuxTurrim5G ecosystem are participating in the Expo to promote how smart cities can tackle the grand challenges regarding urbanization and climate change, boost sustainable development and enable their digital transformation. The developed concept and holistic solution is based on modular 5G smart poles and a data marketplace providing the digital backbone and infrastructure for smart cities. This allows the development of a multiplicity of new smart city services related e.g. to public safety, green last-mile logistics, autonomous transport and healthy living. To make this happen requires co-creation, development of new operating models and facilitation of extensive cooperation between different stakeholders globally – where Spinverse is experienced in.
Meet the Spinverse experts Pekka Torvinen and Joni Turunen at Expo 2020 Dubai on 10 March 2022 and learn more about Smart Cities and Ecosystem leadership. The extensive LuxTurrim5G smart city ecosystem shows a great example of Spinverse work on ecosystem leadership towards commercialisation and joint offering.
We also welcome you to join our intensive one-hour webinar on 10th March to learn more about how to boost smart city service development with data collected via 5G smart pole networks and other data sources. This webinar is part of LuxTurrim5G VIP Day activities at the Expo 2020 Dubai.
LuxTurrim5G ecosystem includes the following partners:
Borealis Finland has received 20 M€ in funding from Business Finland to launch their innovative SPIRIT programme (Sustainable Plastics Industry Transformation). As project leader, Borealis Finland will coordinate research and development efforts among a wide range of existing and new partners. Spinverse team will help Borealis to build and lead the ecosystem and related projects needed to fulfil the ambitious mission.
Spinverse helped Nornickel Harjavalta to secure 15 M€ investment from Business Finland to strengthen the Finnish battery ecosystem
Nornickel Harjavalta, a refiner of nickel metals and chemicals in Finland, recently secured a significant investment of 15 M€ from Business Finland for expanding the production capacity of their plant in Harjavalta, Finland. The funding will strengthen the Finnish battery ecosystem and boost the building of sustainable battery industry to Finland. Spinverse funding experts supported Nornickel Harjavalta in the preparation phase of their successful project proposal.
CleverHealth Network has just rolled into its 5th year in operation and continues to bring together public health care, clinicians, large companies, and high-tech start-ups to co-develop intelligent and impactful solutions for health care, aiming to improve the quality of life for patients and work of the health care personnel. In 2021, CleverHealth Network was joined by two new partners Telia and Siemens Healthineers, and an interesting new co-innovation project to tackle the challenges of healthy indoor air during pandemic was launched. Spinverse continues to support the CleverHealth Network in facilitation, project communications and overall project management.
The R&D phase of the LuxTurrim5G ecosystem of 26 partners, led by Nokia and coordinated by Spinverse, has now been completed and the developed solutions are getting ready for global markets. Spinverse has played a significant role in contributing to a successful outcome of this complex ecosystem developing innovative solutions for smart cities. The project has been all about efficient communication and working together towards the common goal with the ecosystem partners. Meet Spinverse experts behind the LuxTurrim5G ecosystem.
Business Finland has granted Lounais-Suomen Jätehuolto (LSJH) 5.2 M€ of circular economy investment aid for building a full-scale, end-of-life textile refinement plant in Turku, Finland. When the plant is ready, Finland will be the first country in the world where post-consumer textiles are obtained nationwide for reuse and recycling.