General instructions

This web site promotes companies and research organizations that operate in the Tampere Region. While Tampere Region Economic Development Agency Tredea is focusing on the Tampere central region, i.e., Kangasala, Lempäälä, Nokia, Orivesi, Pirkkala,  Tampere, Vesilahti and Ylöjärvi, we also welcome companies or research institutions from other parts of the Tampere region to participate.

The web site also aggregates company and research news from those organizations which provide news on their sites if form of RSS feeds. The aggregated news feed are available both in the front page of the site and under company and research sections.

The news aggregation under the company and research sections is context sensitive, i.e., you may limit the news sources to the categories you prefer. For example, you may select ICT under companies to view only news from ICT companies. The main language of this site is English, but under the company and research categories it is also possible to select news in Finnish. This is mainly for regional use, to access news from companies that do not provide any in English.

Help for adding your company to the database

Please check first whether your company has already been added to the database. If the company already exists in the database, you may request ownership of the company information enabling you to edit the existing texts. If the company does not yet exist in the database, you may request addition of a new company. Please see below.

  • Taking ownership of a company already added to the database
    1. Search for your company whether it already has been added to the database.
    2. If you find the company, request editing rights by selecting the button "register and apply for rights to edit this page".
    3. Register using your company official email address as that is the only way to control who is editing the information.
    4. After you have registered and activated your account, the company page should indicate the ownership application is pending.
    5. After the webmaster accepts the ownership application, you may edit the information freely.
  • Adding new company to the database and taking ownership of this company data
    1. Search for your company to confirm that there is no company entry yet in the database.
    2. Select register, and register your information using your company official email address.
    3. Add new company using the menu item "manage" --> "submit new company".
    4. After you have submitted the company data, it will be passed to webmaster for review before publishing.

    Once you have account and you own the company data, you may edit the data anytime you like.

  • Company data fields
    • Category - select all categories and subcategories for which the company has relevant competences, or in which the company offers services or products.
      • For example, ICT services company offering services to intelligent machines companies and to life science companies would select "ICT" + relevant subcategories, "Intelligent Machines" + Control & Software, "Life Science" + Software.
      • Please do limit the number of categories to only those where your offering/services can be verified to exist.
    • Tags - you may propose tags which highlight the competences, services or products of your company. The tags are limited by comma, i.e., total deliveries, integration results in two separate tags "total deliveries" and "integration".
    • Company name - official name of the company
    • Short description - the short description is visible when the list of companies is browsed in list mode.
    • Description - The long description is visible when a single company entry is viewed. Preferably this description covers information relevant for each of the categories in which the company has been listed.
    • Business ID - this is the business ID, i.e., "Y-Tunnus" in Finnish.
    • Phone - Preferred phone number where the company may be contacted.
    • WWW - web address of the company.
    • Address - Address of the company in Tampere region. Please use a street address that maps correctly, or move the map pointer to the correct location manually.
    • Competences - short description of the competences the company has or offers to its customers. Preferably this list of competences covers information relevant for each of the categories in which the company has been listed.
    • TOL Classification - the official TOL classification of the company. Not currently visible in company information.
    • Company RSS feeds - the URLs pointing to company RSS feeds, "RSS-feed, english news" for news in English and "RSS-feed, finnish news" for news in Finnish. The news are fetched during night in EET timezone.

 

Help for adding your research group to the database

Please check first whether your research group has already been added to the database. If the research group already exists in the database, you may request ownership of the research group information enabling you to edit the existing texts. If the research group does not yet exist in the database, you may request addition of a new company. Please see below.

  • Taking ownership of a research group already added to the database
    1. Search for your research group whether it already has been added to the database.
    2. If you find the research group, request editing rights by selecting the button "register and apply for rights to edit this page".
    3. Register using your research group official email address as that is the only way to control who is editing the information.
    4. After you have registered and activated your account, the research group page should indicate the ownership application is pending.
    5. After the webmaster accepts the ownership application, you may edit the information freely.
  • Adding new research group to the database and taking ownership of this research group data
    1. Search for your research group to confirm that there is no research group entry yet in the database.
    2. Select register, and register your information using your research group official email address.
    3. Add new research group using the menu item "manage" --> "submit new research group".
    4. After you have submitted the research group data, it will be passed to webmaster for review before publishing.

    Once you have account and you own the research group data, you may edit the data anytime you like.

  • Research group data fields
    • Category – there are three classes of categories, “research areas”, “utilizing clusters” and "organization". The research areas provide general categorization for research, the utilizing clusters highlights in what industry clusters the research conducted by the research team is relevant, and organization indicates the organization(s) under which the research team operates.
      • for example, research team specializing in user interfaces could highlight “information sciences” and for example “education and learning” if these apply to the expertise of the team. In addition, the research team could highlight under utilizing clusters “ICT” and “Intelligent machines” if their user interface research can be applied in these clusters.
      • Please do limit the number of categories to only those where your offering/services can be verified to exist.
      • Please select at least one category under research areas and at least one category under utilizing clusters.
      • Please select the applicable organization(s) under which the research group operates.
      • Research areas
        • Life sciences => Biomedical, medicine, health, wellbeing, ...
        • Information sciences => Information technology, mathematics, statistics, ...
        • Cultural and social sciences => Creative sciences, culture, media, ...
        • Natural sciences => Physics, chemistry, natural science mathematics, ...
        • Technology fields => Robotics, intelligent machines, energy, cleantech, built environment, ...
        • Industrial services => Development of services and business, testing of new concepts and production, ...
        • Services and society => Economic sciences, pedagogics, working life, ...
    • Tags - you may propose tags which highlight the competences or services of your research team. The tags are limited by comma, i.e., user interface design, haptics results in two separate tags "user interface design" and "haptics".
    • Research group name – Name of the research group, i.e.
      • “Pervasive Computing”
      • “TAUCHI - Tampere Unit for Computer-Human Interaction”
      • “BioMediTech – Institute of Biosciences and Medical Technology”
      • “ROViR Centre – Remote Operation and Virtual Reality Centre”
    • Short description - the short description is visible when the list of research groups is browsed in list mode. Focus on what are your university-industry research specialities.
    • Description - The long description is visible when a single research group entry is viewed. Preferably this description covers information relevant for each of the categories in which the research group has been listed. Focus on what are your university-industry research specialities and what are your collaboration models for industry.
    • Business ID - this is the business ID of the organization, i.e., "Y-Tunnus" in Finnish.
    • Phone - Preferred phone number where the research group may be contacted.
    • WWW - web address of the research group.
    • Address - Address of the research group in Tampere region. Please use a street address that maps correctly or place the pointer manually on the map.
    • Competences - short description of the competences the research group has or offers to its customers. Preferably this list of competences covers information relevant for each of the categories in which the research group has been listed.
    • TOL Classification - the official TOL classification of the organization. Not currently visible in research group information.
    • Reference Customers – Public examples of research customers of the research team. Please provide short description of the research conducted and the name of the customer company when possible.
    • Reference Collaboration – Public examples of research collaboration of the research team. Please provide short description of the research conducted and the names of the collaborating research universities or institutions.
    • Company RSS feeds - the URLs pointing to company RSS feeds (in this case the research organization), "RSS-feed, english news" for news in English and "RSS-feed, finnish news" for news in Finnish. The news are fetched during night in EET timezone. Note: Please check if the news from your organization are provided already by some other research groups, as the news aggregation does not weed out duplicates from the news. If you see news from your organization already present in the research news feed then the best option is not to fill in the RSS feeds.

Help for adding your talent information to the database

Tampere4ICT Talents - The city of Tampere, Tampere Region Economic Development Agency Tredea and Invest in Finland are working to connect former Microsoft and Nokia employees with companies in need of ICT talents. If you wish to be employed, please, register to submit your information. 

  • Adding talent information to the database
    • Competences - select from the list of competences Research & Development OR Administration, marketing and sales. After this you may select more specific competence. Then click "Add" and the competence will be added to your profile. Repeat to add more competences.
      • Please note, that the competences you may select are limited to the three (3) primary competence. 
      • If none of the competences listed do not match your competence, please select "Other" and add these to the text area titled "Other competences"
    • Other competences -  You may add any other competences here limited by comma
    • CV - Add (write or copy paste) your CV here
    • Email address - Please, provide your personal email address such as gmail, hotmail, yahoo, elisanet or other.

    The information you will provide here will be used only for Tampere Region Economic Development Agency Tredea and Finpro investment promotion purposes. Adding your information will add only one new entity to each category for public viewing. Other information is not publicly available.

    If you have any questions or problems providing the talent pool information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..