Leading provider of road telematics and its maintenance in Finland
We are the biggest service company in the infrastructure sector in Finland and part of the global Colas Group. We design, build and maintain infrastructure that is essential for the functioning of society, such as electricity networks, bridges, roads and railways. We also offer solutions to the needs of electric and smart transport, such as electric charging services and telematics solutions.
Our telematics offering includes, for example, variable speed, warning and information signs, road weather stations and traffic monitoring cameras. In 2021, Destia maintained approximately 300 traffic light intersections in the Northern Ostrobothnia, Kainuu and Vaasa regions. We also develop and maintain traffic counters.
We use artificial intelligence to monitor the condition of roads and traffic safety in real time. Our services help identify even minor road damage and changes that need to be addressed. We have developed a damage detection system that detects, assesses and, using image interpretation, marks road surface damage as well as damage on gravel roads caused by seasonal weather conditions.
We have also developed iLiitu service, which is Finland’s best-known online traffic safety tool. It is a versatile accident analysis tool that is used to process and compile accident data across Finland.
Proxion is founded in 2005 and provides design, expert, software and training services. We are a young and agile technology company aiming for success in a growing and safe rail industry. Our core competence is in the development of rail infrastructure and rail transport – our mission is to double rail traffic. In 2021, we opened an office in Tallinn and in the 2020s we will continue active recruitment and international expansion. The goal is to be the best expert in the railway industry in Finland and a major player in Europe.
The leading private consulting company for traffic planning, management and safety in Finland
Traficon dares to be different than others in order to find technically and commercially optimized solutions for its clients. The competence of Traficon origins from an academic engineering team that includes several world-class specialists.
Traficon was the first consultancy company that specialized in ITS in Finland and has realized over 1700 projects in the last 30 years. Traficon is competent to offer the latest international knowledge on the national level by its experts. The reference list is extensive and covers many topics.
The key competences of Traficon include:
International R&D projects
Impact evaluation and future prognosis
Strategic development of traffic management incl. Road User Charging
Design of traffic management systems and project management of them
Design of traffic signals and road tunnel management systems
Testbed for connected automated vehicles in the arctic
SNOWBOX is a comprehensive winter testbed and snow-how ecosystem for connected and automated vehicle technologies. It provides testing on public roads, cross-border corridors, and safe proving grounds with necessary workshops and offices through its partners. Testing facilities are completed by digital infrastructure and information services as well as engineering and Aurora SnowTeam expertise to support self-driving vehicle industryand academia in their development efforts. Snowbox testbed is designed for those who want to obtain weather-proof technological solutions and tackle harsh weather and difficult driving conditions which are the biggest problem for autonomous driving performance.
Snowbox is in the North, 200 km above Arctic Circle, where ground is snow-covered around half the year, temperature can dip down to -40 °C and Polar night lasts approximately one month.
One Sea is a high-profile ecosystem with a primary aim to lead the way towards an operating autonomous maritime ecosystem by 2025. The collaboration gathers together leading marine experts and is a strategic combination of top research, state-of-the-art information technology and business. The work began in 2016, and the aim is to create an environment suitable for autonomous ships by 2025.
The companies and organizations collaborating in the ecosystem are forerunners in their respective fields and the knowledge they share sets them apart from other likeminded projects. The ecosystem ensures a well-researched, tested and highly capable autonomous shipping network.
The co-creation ecosystem will also set the course for new industrial standards. With the leadership, participation and steering from the One Sea Autonomous Maritime Ecosystem, the new standards will correspond with the targets of minimizing accidents, decreasing the environmental footprint of marine traffic, and advancing possibilities for new commercial ventures.
Autori is a modern software company pioneering in digitalizing road and street maintenance and electricity grid maintenance. Cost efficiency is obtained by having full control and real time insight into planned and performed maintenance activities. With optimized solutions for specific tasks, role and user permission management, versatile map tools, IoT – and system integrations and many other advanced features, we help customers to improve infrastructure maintenance significantly. The Autori system runs on Microsoft Azure cloud providing a robust, safe and scalable platform for continued international expansion.
Roadscanners is specialized in developing tools and services for traffic infrastructure asset management. The main focus of the Roadscanners’ activities is structural and functional condition monitoring and analysis of roads, streets, bridges and airports. Roadscanners believes that, in the future, proactive maintenance policies that react to the early phase symptoms and fix the root cause of the problem will play a key role in the next generation road asset management. The company provides consulting services, hardware systems and software.
Within Sweco all fields and aspects of engineering, designing and consulting merge. In Sweco we create innovative and highly functional solutions on urban and rural transportation without forgetting the people, services and environment around them. Our 17 000 employees around Northern Europe create network of forward-looking professionals.
In Sweco Finland we have strong knowledge on sustainable transportation systems, such as light rail, city bike networks and traffic data management via GIS. As the cross-technical co-operation inside Sweco is close, we have great competence to create safer future in all aspects of mobility.
To highlight the importance of sustainability for our future, we have launched a new initiative called The Urban Insight, where number of reports written by Sweco’s experts are published throughout the year. You can find them through Urban Insight website here.
24 Rental Network is focused on developing transportation services and information systems that complement these services. We work in active cooperation with smart cities and transportation providers for the benefit of a more modern and easy transportation environment.
Our first Car Sharing service 24Rent is the biggest one in Finland with a station based fleet of over 700 vehicles in more than 30 cities. Pay-per-minute car sharing service 24Go complements our product family with a service designed especially for urban needs with its floating fleet. Our 24Leasing enables longer leases nationwide.
Perille is providing a service that improves both passenger experience and public transport usage. We have combined finding trips, searching timetables, comparing prices, and buying tickets in one place. In our service you can sort your trip based on your preferences, no matter if you value the price, arrival or departure time, speed, route, or even CO2 emissions. Perille is available on http://www.perille.fi
We see that with technology we can make the accessibility and availability of the public transportation so attractive that it becomes an option for private car usage, and our mission is to combine public transportation companies as one ecosystem to make this real – if a car driver decides to leave the car at home every 100th time, it generates some 70 million new public transportation journeys in a year only in Finland. This is our stake on sustainability.
Our time tables cover over 95% of Finnish inter-city routes, and we are increasing new transportation operators’ ticket sales whole the time into our service. We have also expanded our service to cover Helsinki – St Petersburg routes, and thanks to our partners’ strong backbone network, soon the service will cover several other Baltic Sea countries.