Research, Development & Innovation Activities
CSC proactively seeks out opportunities to innovate and develop new services for our customers. To fulfill our special task to support the higher education and research we systematically monitor what can be future key technologies and services, and we initiate and take part in collaborative Research, Development & Innovation (RDI) projects to benefit research and education. CSC seeks much of its external RDI funding from Academy of Finland, Business Finland, Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (Horizon 2020, Horizon Europe), European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration (NeIC).
We take part in over 60 externally funded RDI projects together with our partners. This collaboration brings direct benefits to Finland as it enables us to offer state-of-the-art services, such as world-class computing capacity and data services, directly to the researchers. In addition, the projects allow us to bring our stakeholders views into international discussions on common standards and policies. All with the aim to enhance the competitiveness, performance and quality of European science, and society at large.
The AIKA project will facilitate digital transition of the Kainuu region by establishing new data-driven solutions for business and industry, by building connections to national and international networks, and by planning for long-term exploitation of the AIKA Ecosystem.Read More »
The CEMIS-HYVIS project will be developing services, computing tools and healthcare technology that promote digitalization, and support the green transition, for the use of companies, healthcare and municipalities in the Kainuu region.Read More »
The CEMIS-UDDA project aims to increase data expertise and to apply existing knowledge in a focused manner for the measurement of sports as well as to develop technology, measurement methods, and analytics to support the ancillary services and environment for Nordic skiing and sports tourism in Vuokatti.Read More »
The project's aim is to significantly strengthen Finland's and especially Kajaani's role in the European and global high-performance computing (HPC) ecosystem. The main goal of the project is to strengthen the data center ecosystem in Kainuu by attracting new companies and investments to the Kainuu region.Read More »
The project aims to strengthen HPC expertise in Kajaani and the region of Kainuu by supporting companies in Northern and Eastern Finland in the uptake and utilisation of supercomputing, especially the industrial use of LUMI EuroHPC system hosted at CSC's data center in Kajaani.Read More »