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Robocoast DIH Consortium is accelerating digital transformation especially in exporting manufacturing industry and technology industry.

Robocoast – the pride of western Finland

Robocoast’s core competencies are in robotics, cyber security, data analytics, artificial intelligence and IoT. Our goal is to promote the introduction and research of these technologies in companies in particular, and thereby enhance the digitalisation of the region’s strong export industry. We share information about our stakeholder events and also organize the events ourselves. See upcoming events here (link).

Robocoast has the Digital Innovation HUB (DIH) status granted by the European Commission. You can read more about the services offered by DIH here (link).

The Robocoast consortium is coordinated by Prizztech Oy’s Robocoast coordination unit. The consortium includes the following organizations / research units:

  • Satakunta University of Applied Sciences / RoboAI,
  • University Consortium of Pori / Data analytics Research Group / RoboAI,
  • University of Vaasa,
  • Vaasan Ammattikorkeakoulu University of Applied Sciences,
  • Centria University of Applied Sciences,
  • Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius,
  • University of Jyväskylä
  • Jamk University of Applied Sciences and
  • Novia University of Applied Sciences.
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Forssa
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Rauma
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Nakkila
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Robocoast Coordination Unit, Prizztech Oy

Coordination of consortium and EDIH services which includes administration, communications and network management as well as innovation advisory and living lab services. Key competences in digital transformation services such as business models and innovation, DIH & EU ecosystems and & international co-operation.

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences / RoboAI

As a core competence center of Robocoast, RoboAI/Samk are focusing on machine vision, simulation, digital health and artifical intelligence.

University Consortium of Pori / RoboAI

As a part of RoboAI our focus areas are: machine learning, artifical intelligence, smart agri and data analytics.

University of Vaasa

As a core competence center of the Robocoast DIH UVA’s focus areas are R&D entities and research especially in machine learning and artificial intelligence (especially in computer vision and automation technology context), energy cyber security, robust geospatial technology and data economy (see the attachment 1 for detailed key competencies).

Vaasan Ammattikorkeakoulu University of Applied Sciences

As a core competence center of Robocoast, Vaasa University of Applied Sciences is focusing on R&D entities and testbeds of Technobotnia: IT laboratories, Electrical laboratories and Mechanical laboratories. We offer services and training to substantial industrial sector, SMEs in West-Coast of Finland as well as to other partners in DIH / EDIH network.

Centria University of Applied Sciences

As a core competence center of the Robocoast DIH, Centria focus areas are R&D laboratories and competences in cybersecurity and robotics. We offer services and training to substantial industrial sector, SMEs in West-Coast of Finland as well as to other partners in DIH/EDIH network.

University of Jyväskylä

As a core competence center of the Robocoast DIH, JyU’s focus areas are R&D entitites and research especially in artificial intelligence (math. foundations & applications), cyber security and information science and economy.

Jamk University of Applied Sciences

As a core competence center of the Robocoast DIH, JyvSecTec & Jamk focus areas are R&D entitites and research especially in cybersecurity. Potential service provider of DIH services according to mutual agreements.

Novia University of Applied Sciences

As a part of Robocoast DIH Novia’s focus areas are in applied intelligent systems (artifical intelligence, machine learning, IoT, data management and analytics) as well as robotics and additive manufacturing within education and research laboratory Techobothnia.

Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius

As a CC of the Robocoast DIH UC Kokkola’s focus areas are: Wireless Sensor Networks & IoT, Smart Environment (smart & sustainable manufacturing, monitoring of industrial processes etc), industrial sector includes Chemical & Metal Industry, Mining etc, Role individually in wide scopes of projects and as a partner projects related especially to different technologies serving the industries and SMEs in digital transformation

Gamecoast

Gamecoast is a Satakunta-based cluster of companies operating in the gamification field. Gamecoast aims to use gamification to create added value for industrial companies. Robocoast collaborates with Gamecoast by promoting synergies between companies in the industry. gamecoast.fi

HNC-USF Platform

Via USF Platform Robocoast has become the strategic development partner of City of Ningbo in China. The role of Robocoast is to identify suitable European robotics experts and companies for the projects.

Eit Digital

EIT Digital is a leading European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation driving Europe’s digital transformation.

Hipeac

HiPEAC is an expert network consisting of various scientific communities across Europe. In HiPEAC, any member can propose a technical challenge and take part in solving other proposed challenges.

RobotUnion

RobotUnion is an ecosystem that encompasses SMEs and startups together with corporates, researchers, acceleration programmes and investors. The aim is “to create the best conditions for long-term business success for all involved”, as per the DIH definition by the European Commission. The RobotUnion consortium is comprised of 14 partners from 7 European countries and Canada. RobotUnion congregates a constellation of top players representing all the links of the innovation value chain from research to market.

Allied ICT Finland

Robocoast is part of the national AIF network, which brings together different research communities and ecosystems. The aim of the network is to bring together experts from all around Finland, develop synergies between clusters and assemble the best talent to solve business challenges.

I4MS

I4MS, ICT Innovation for Manufacturing SMEs, is a European initiative supporting manufacturing SMEs and mid-caps in the widespread use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in their business operations. Under I4MS, SMEs can apply for technological and financial support to conduct small experiments allowing them to test digital innovations in their business via open calls.

Big Data Value Association BDVA

The Big Data Value Association (BDVA) is an industry-driven international not–for-profit organisation with 200 members all over Europe and a well-balanced composition of large, small, and medium-sized industries as well as research and user organizations. BDVA is the private counterpart to the EU Commission to implement the Big Data Value PPP program.  BDVA and the Big Data Value PPP pursue a common shared vision of positioning Europe as the world leader in the creation of Big Data Value. The mission of the BDVA is to develop the Innovation Ecosystem that will enable the data and AI-driven digital transformation in Europe delivering maximum economic and societal benefit, and, achieving and sustaining Europe’s leadership on Big Data Value creation and Artificial Intelligence.

Reboot IoT Factory

Reboot IoT Factory offers a unique opportunity to be a part of the next generation of Industry 4.0 and beyond. It brings together forerunner factories, IoT solution providers and top-class research organizations to revolutionize the competitiveness of Finnish manufacturing industry. The model is based on agile co-creation and experience sharing within real-world production environments.

AgROBOfood

AgROBOfood is an EU funded project aiming to build a European ecosystem for the effective adoption of robotic technologies in the agri food sector, which in turn will become more efficient and competitive.

 Ventspils High Technology Park

Ventspils High Technology Park is the only existing Digital Innovation Hub (DIH) in Latvia. DIH in Ventspils helps regional companies to become more competitive by improving their business processes as well as services and products by means of digital technology.

The services available through DIH in Ventspils may be categorised as: Awareness and Skills Creation, Knowledge and Networks, Co-creation Infrastructure, Collaborative Research and Business Development.

The market sectors covered by DIH in Ventspils today include high-tech and mid-tech manufacturing industries (e.g., ICT, machinery and equipment, electrical and optical equipment). We plan to upgrade existing DIH in Ventspils by meeting wider needs of regional economy and setting-up the fully operational DIH in specific ICT competencies (robotics and automation) and Edtech. https://www.vatp.lv/en/digital-innovation-hub

Athena Research Center in Information Technologies

The mission of Athena RC is to conduct outstanding research in Informatics and Computational Sciences with substantial social impact, addressing both global challenges and local needs. Athena RC explores a broad spectrum of research areas within the ICT field, as well as topics raised by other scientific fields, industry needs, or societal challenges. Athena RC covers the research and innovation lifecycle end-to-end, commencing from basic and applied research, moving on to system and product prototyping and infrastructure service provision, and wrapping up with technology-transfer and entrepreneurship-enabling initiatives. In a nutshell, Athena RC aspires to create new knowledge and conceive ground-breaking solutions and technologies for the digital era. Its competitive advantage lies in the unique amalgama of skills and know-how of both its research and scientific staff that has already earned it national and international reputation and acclaim.

Further to research, innovationis also a fundamental pillar of Athena RC’s mission. Its several Research Institutes, Units, Spin-off companies and particularly its dedicated innovation-support Unit (Corallia) create a fertile technological innovation ecosystemand intensify systematic efforts to bring to market research and technological results. https://www.athena-innovation.gr/en/DIH

KTH DIH

This is the KTH Innovation Hub on Industrial Digitalization. We belong to the ITM School and are hosted by the Mechatronics and Embedded Control Systems Division. We are also closely associated with the Industry network ICES. The Stockholm based Innovation Hub is aiming to become an active core of the Nordic and European ecosystem related to Industrial Digitalization. We are located in the intersection industry, scaleups and education, as well as a multitude of innovation actors. As part of KTH, we also have a large international network to leverage.

Our role is to:

  • Connect stakeholders and stimulate networking within the CPS innovation eco-system including between SME’s, Large corporations, Innovation supporting agencies, Funding bodies, CPS networks, as well as CPS experts and related students in academia and at research institutes,
  • Provide access to competence and resources in both CPS technology and business in terms of CPS experts, related KTH centers and labs (research and infrastructure), and innovation agencies. This includes providing updated insights on research developments and trends,
  • Provide access to capital through connections to various funding opportunities from funding agencies, venture cap and other organizations, including innovation hub support of experiments and pilots (innovation experiments)
  • Provide and stimulate development of continued education

These roles complement those of other actors in the innovation ecosystem, in particular by being anchored at a Technical university. The roles further strive to establish collaboration with existing actors. The corresponding activities address some of the key identified barriers to innovation in Sweden. https://www.dihid.eu/

Transilvania IT Cluster

Transilvania IT Cluster, created in 2013 by ARIES Transilvania, currently includes over 100 members – 30% startups, 50% SMEs, 20% large companies, 2 universities, 2 public administration entities, cumulating a turnover of 320 million euros and more than 7,700 employees. Transylvania IT Cluster holds the Gold Label Certification.

Transilvania Digital Innovation Hub works strategically to catalyze regional innovation potential and capabilities. On the other hand, it acts as provider of competences, know-how, innovation programs, support for startups and SMEs. With a vision to increase competitivity through an innovative mix between technologies, skills, systemic approach, operational models, it engages relevant regional stakeholders and proactively adapts to European and global trends. Transilvania DIH sets the framework for  digital transformation in all businesses and public sector through a cross-sectoral approach. https://www.transilvaniait.ro/about-us

University of Tartu Institute of Computer Science

DIH Tartu porvides services for companies to enable and support digital innovation in the areas of Data Science (Big Data, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence), Software Engineering & Information Systems, Bsuiness Process Management Cyber Security, Distributed Systems, Cloud Computing & IoT.

DIH Tartu is the centre of digital excellence with strong and versatile network of partners from public, private and third sector, each with its clear focus and capability to contribute to the DIH’s value proposition to companies seeking for support in digitalizing their businesses.

The services include consultations, mentoring, trainings, workshops, prototyping, joint R&D projects, technology and process audits, access to labs, infrastructure and high performance computing power, access to international research and collaboration networks, etc. DIH Tartu also contributes to skills development of future digitization specialists and entrepreneurs by offering: pre-incubator programmes for students to encourage digital entrepreneurship; support for researchers to create spin-offs for innovation, knowledge and technology transfer from academia to industry; project based internships and digital product innovation experiments, industrial master and doctoral programmes to co-educate future IT specialists and data scientists  (in collaboration with specific industry partners).  https://www.cs.ut.ee/en/DIHTartu

Lithuanian robotics DIH (LTroboticsDIH)

Lithuanian Robotics Association (LRA) is a coordinator of Lithuanian robotics DIH (LTroboticsDIH) and is non-profit organization which has the status of association. LRA seeks to become a “one-stop shop” for everything related to robotics in Lithuania and currently quickly builds up ecosystem around major robotic solution providers and competence centres.

Lithuanian robotics DIH helps robotic business in Lithuania to enter transnational value chains and to find new export markets. DIH helps manufacture industry to better understand their needs and to find the right solution providers for their problems. DIH also helps competence centres and robotic solution providers to enter into cooperative research agreements and also consults how to lower the risk of investments by aligning them with Governmental support. LRA as coordinator of DIH helps Government, Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Science and education to address national policy challenges related to digitalization of the industry and changing roles of the future workforce.

DIH includes two research organizations (competence centers):

Learn more about solutions developed by DIH members there

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