Making a positive impact
Our mission is to change the world for the better. We aim to radiate value for future mobility challenges using consulting, coding and design as tools to incite positive change. In 2017, we were chosen as the best workplace in Finland and the runner up to the best workplace in Europe. We pursue projects that have significant impact on both society and on the environment.
We help our customers bring new technologies from the drawing board into daily use. Our aim is to help organizations transform, stay current in the ever-changing environment and capitalize on new opportunities. We seek to build an increasingly functional and mobile future.
We are committed in helping our customers realizing digital opportunities. We have been accelerating versatile innovation projects within the transport sector in Finland. Whether it has been about renewing the traffic management ecosystem, enabling the switch to electric cars, transformation of global transport services or exploring the endless possibilities of Mobility as a Service. Our capabilities evolve and adapt continuously to match our customers’ needs – all around the world.
City as a test area
ITS Factory is innovation, experimentation and development environment, where companies and individual developers can research, develop, test and productize Intelligent Transport Systems and Solutions. ITS-factory stakeholders actively develop different parts of autonomous transport, such as automated feeder transport services and their operation towards an integrated public transport system.
City of Tampere is active in developing and boosting sustainable services such as Mobility-as-a-Service, demand responsive transport, payment & ticketing, Parking-as-a-Service, eMobility, automated transport services, intelligent tram system and drones as part of integrated mobility. City of Tampere is also a forerunner in opening traffic data, both static and real-time.
ITS Factory has active Public-Private Partnership cooperation between members on all levels and dozens of R&D projects in national and international level. ITS Factory’s goal is to produce business-oriented solutions for ITS and it also wants to support standardization.
ITS Factory is an open research, development, testing and data sharing network for the members.
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Sustainable and intelligent transport system utilizing digitalization and intelligent transport solutions
City of Tampere has long history and is actively developing ITS systems and services. Big infrastructure projects like new city tram and Central Deck and Arena is urban scale development on top of existing railway tracks in the heart of the city offer a great platform to develop and implement new innovations. Goal is to add value to citizens everyday life, create new business opportunities to companies and to build sustainable city together with ITS Factory and Smart Tampere ecosystems. ITS Factory is an active business ecosystem that has operated in the region for a long time and has supported collaboration between different parties and the creation of new solutions. Smart Tampere is the strategic development programme of the City of Tampere for 2017–2021. These ecosystems consist of companies, universities, r&d organizations and public entities. Our goal is to make Tampere one of leading smart mobility cities and testing grounds in Europe.
Traficom is an authority serving people and businesses in licence, registration and approval matters related to transport and communications, at the same time promoting the transport system and traffic safety as well as boosting digitalisation. Traficom supports sustainable development and ensures that everyone in Finland has access to high-quality, secure and reasonably priced communications connections and services.
Traficom’s future-oriented work focuses on the phenomena of the digital society, seeks solutions, builds networks and helps companies and authorities prepare for the future. Our goal is not only to produce information in support of the agency’s strategic decision-making but also to propose measures and concrete solutions.
The objective of Traficom’s research and development activities is to support Traficom and its experts in the performance of the agency’s tasks and the achievement of the goals set for its operations. The aim is to improve the safety of the transport system, reduce the negative environmental impacts of transport and develop communications services and technologies.
Helping customers in the transition to sustainable, service-oriented and automated mobility
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. VTT drives sustainable growth and tackles the biggest global challenges of our time. VTT goes beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have over 75 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results.
VTT’s mobility and transport research foster the value driven, adaptive and responsible future mobility of people and goods. VTT provides applied research to more than 200 companies internationally, from standardized validation and development tasks to considerable ecosystem schemes. In European research ranking VTT is ranked 4th in Horizon 2020 EU Research and Innovation programme.
VTT develops solutions for its customers using the multidisciplinary approach, and integrating different sectors: smart services, cities, infrastructure, autonomous and connected systems, transport and mobility as well as data. VTT has unique equipment and facilities for research on machines and vehicles, enabling the creation of entirely new innovations and the further development of existing machinery, vehicles and transport systems. These research facilities cover an extremely broad range of experimental research on everything from components to systems level simulation. Engine and vehicle laboratory research is suitable for passenger cars as well as heavy-duty vehicle up to 60 metric tons to develop energy efficiency, emissions, reduction, use of 2nd generation biofuels, electric powertrains, energy storages, vehicle fleet and route simulation.
WSP is one of the world’s leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We design lasting solutions in the Transportation & Infrastructure, Property & Buildings, Environment, Power & Energy, Resources and Industry sectors, as well as offering strategic advisory services. With approximately 49,500 talented people globally, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.
WSP provides a comprehensive approach to transport and infrastructure planning and management. Utilizing the latest technologies, we promote mobility, connectivity, durability and flexibility. We specialize in delivering future ready solutions that take global and local trends and new developments into account.
WSP Finland has strong and diverse expertise on sustainable and smart transport and city planning. In collaboration, we help our clients reach their goals and create more livable, healthy and attractive environments. Our aim is to continuously improve the mobility solutions for everyday life of people and for businesses.