Partnering and funding

Arctic Data Intelligence and Supercomputing Ecosystem in Kainuu

In Finland, the EuroHPC project opens up new opportunities for research cooperation between companies and academic research and brings new know-how to Kainuu. Cooperation is vital for transferring expertise to speed up innovation in the business world and thus creating economic growth in Finland. Through cooperation, companies can use e.g. LUMI’s supercomputing resources and KAMK’s expert knowledge and support.

With AIKA Ecosystems support, you can initiate technology pilot projects with DIH Europe network. Ask us more.

Read more about co-operation with higher education and research institutes.

Read more about CSC´s expert support.


AIKA founding members are experienced in applying for development funding regionally, nationally and internationally, and we are happy to support your organization in planning and writing your project proposals. Take the opportunity now and contact us!

  • In Kainuu, the regional development resources are currently excellent for companies to seek support in technology and business development initiatives.
  • Companies can also join the innovation ecosystem contract of Kajaani region (INNOKAINUU) through AIKA Ecosystem.
  • Companies can as well apply for funding from their local financiers (Kainuu ELY-Centre and Regional Council of Kainuu).
  • Financial support for national research and proof-of-concept projects is available from Business Finland.

Read more about funding opportunities.