Implemented projects over the years
PIHI - Pirkanmaa low carbon membrane solutions
The PIHI – Pirkanmaa low-carbon film solutions project developed more ecological material solutions for film-like plastic products, e.g. for the food, packaging and toilet paper sectors. The project also created a fast and diverse research and development environment for companies to make it easier to develop and bring lower-carbon products to market in the future.
Sustainable tourism hub
The goal of the Sustainable Tourism Hub project was to make the Särkänniemi area one of the visible drivers of the city’s low-carbon work in the field of tourism. In the two-year project, a concentration of low-carbon tourism services and an open development platform were built in the Särkänniemi area.
The aim of the Lakesperience project was to connect the lakes of Tampere (Finland), Linköping (Sweden), Tartu (Estonia) and Burtniekku (Latvia) as a common tourist destination. The project offered lake tourism companies the opportunity to develop their services in all seasons.
Energy-wise cities project
The 6Aika Energy Wise Cities project, funded by the EU’s European Regional Development Fund and the Uusimaa Federation, aimed to make 6Aika cities international role models in energy-efficient housing, zero-energy construction, implementing a diversified energy system, monitoring energy efficiency and guiding users.
Sorvaamo project - Professional Maintenance Service for Support service
Sorvaamo project promoted a sustainable way of renovation, trains workers and helps the unemployed target group to find employment in the sector.
Lake nature Center Finland
“Järviluontokeskus – Lake Nature Center Finland” is the government’s flagship water tourism project, which is preparing a new type of service and business model for a centrally located lake and nature center. The project is targeted and coordinated from Tampere, but the results are purposefully replicable.
CircHubs, The circular economies of the future
The CircHubs, Circular Economy Centers of the Future project is developing 6Aika-urban circular economic centers . Ekokumppanit are developing control tools and criteria to guide the circular economy of building construction in Hiedanranta. In addition, the building stock of Tampere as a materials bank is examined and alternatives for the utilization of demolition materials are mapped.
Food is an essential part of society and food production requires a steady stream of nutrients. We want to bring the farmer’s experiences and everyday life closer to the consumer and communicate the importance of the nutrient cycle in everyone’s everyday life.
A bike ride to the peace of the countryside, the wind sails inside your t-shirt and the sunshine pinches your eyes…
Development and implementation of Pyhä-Näsi cycling routes in Pirkanmaa.
Preliminary study on the establishment of a Terälahti biogas plant
The project investigated whether there would be conditions for a biogas plant in the area. The project also looked at what kind of digestible biomass can be found in the area – based on the information obtained, a realistic technical potential was calculated.
The RETU project sought answers to regional small-scale power plant solutions and the development and marketing of low-carbon products and services.
The three-year TARMO + improved the energy efficiency of housing companies in the Tampere region.
Residential areas in the Tampere region to be energy efficient was TARMO + ‘s predecessor project, in which housing companies worked to improve energy efficiency in the suburbs.
The Tampere Building Culture Advice and Training Center project, ie TRKK, nurtures building culture in Pirkanmaa in 2012-2014.The work will be continued by the Building Culture Center Piiru.
Ekokoti (Ecological home)
The project produced and developed services that support and motivate households and housing corporations in mitigating climate change.
Ystäväkylä (The friendly village)
Ystäväkylä (The friendly village) approached villages and the city, e.g. promoting food, tourism and cultural services in the surrounding areas 2013-2014.
Movement control counseling promoted muscular movement, public transport and car pools in a variety of ways in 2012-2015.
Lähilämpö (Local heat)
We promoted the introduction of renewable local energy in the rural area of the Tampere region in 2011-2012.
Puhtaat vedet (Clean waters)
The Preliminary Study on Clean Water as a Resource in Pirkanmaa (2012-2013) also highlighted water bodies as an economic and social resource. The work continues in the form of the Lake Nature Center.
During 2009-2013, we compiled an operating model for improving energy and environmental issues. 11 village houses participated in the project.
We received 49 certified helpers, in-service training and several new help entrepreneurs in Pirkanmaa.
ILMANKOS – The Together for Climate project was implemented in the Tampere region in seven residential areas in 2009-2012.