The industrial internet is one of the most important disruptive technologies at the moment, both in Finland and worldwide. Finland is looking for new growth opportunities and competitiveness through exploiting the industrial internet. The Prime Minister’s Office has identified it as one of its key themes.
The industrial internet has been described as a new industrial revolution, a significant re-shaper of markets and a global impetus for growth. The project Finnish industrial internet – from challenge to opportunity will carry out an extensive evaluation of the overall picture of internet economics, clarify its social and economic impacts both within Finland and globally, and produce suggestions for measures which would enable Finnish society and industry to best profit from the opportunities this development offers.
The project is run by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Aalto University and ETLA, the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy. The first results will be available at the beginning of 2015.
Download the press release about the project’s kick-off.