Optomed automates operations for Finnish college eye clinics, Etteplan acquires TekPartner in Denmark, the lighting of Tammerkoski rapids wins a global award, and Finnish universities obtain important funding. Click on on the headlines for extra in-depth details about every bit of reports.
Optomed will develop a complicated IT system for Finnish college eye clinics. Optomed and Carl Zeiss have been awarded the contract by means of a public procurement course of. The event section is predicted to final 18 months, after which the joint municipal authorities’ healthcare districts will individually resolve on the system’s deployment. The 5 Finnish college hospitals serve roughly 60 per cent of the Finnish inhabitants (round 3.3 million individuals). Optomed will retain the mental property rights of the system, enabling its gross sales and productisation globally. Picture: Optomed
Etteplan is increasing within the Nordics by buying TekPartner, an engineering and IT firm specialised in electronics and software program in Denmark. The Danish firm generated roughly eight million euros in income in 2019, delivering companies by means of a mixture of its group of 19 engineering professionals, a community of worldwide challenge companions and over 30 freelancers in Denmark. Etteplan and TekPartner will begin leveraging their experience in software program and embedded companies, and later broaden the collaboration to engineering and technical documentation, in accordance with Etteplan’s CEO, Juha Näkki. Picture: Etteplan
The lighting designed by WhiteNight Lighting for the Tammerkoski rapids in Finnish metropolis Tampere has gained the Heritage Lighting class on the worldwide LIT Lighting Design Awards. The lighting adorns the kilometre-long waterway in Tampere, which with its line of monumental factories and landmark buildings is likely one of the most iconic landscapes in Finland. The results of years of planning, the lighting was lastly accomplished in October 2020. The LIT awards included greater than 350 contenders from 42 international locations this 12 months. Picture: Skyfox
Three Finnish universities have introduced important funding for analysis initiatives in fields as diversified as ophthalmology, digital medication, low-carbon transport, and wear- and liquid-repellent floor supplies. Aalto College has been granted three million euros underneath the Future Makers funding programme, the College of Japanese Finland’s professor Arto Urtti has secured 580 000 euros for his medicinal analysis, and a College of Vaasa-led consortium is ready to obtain important EU-funding for R&D on low-carbon transport. Learn our article on the groundbreaking analysis by clicking the headline. Picture: Juha Juvonen