We take productivity to the next level
SEED is the first business-driven open innovation marketplace that marries the Finnish forest and IT industries. We aim to develop Finnish forest industry competiveness by applying digitalization in a smart way.
Challenges we are solving
We focus on challenges and use-cases with real business value.
Forest industry companies open their real-life business challenges and mills. We invite IT and design companies along with research to develop new solutions based on those challenges.Read more
Way of working
We match our members’ resources and business interests with each other and top-notch research. Joint innovation takes place in real environment in pulp, paper and board mills. Challenges are solved using agile methods, by co-learning and co-doing.Explore our way of working
How participants benefit
There’s huge potential to be harvested in the digitalization of the Finnish forest industry. Our ecosystemic process creates a common language, new business and value – Winⁿ – for everyone involvedSee all benefits
See what’s new at SEED.
Digitalisation did not increase productivity as expected – researchers propose solutions for increasing productivity
There are large sector-specific differences in productivity with room for improvement, especially in manufacturing and construction.Read more
The 4th SEED Batch Review Meeting 4th Feb 2021
The 4th SEED Batch Review Meeting is planned to be held as an online meeting.Read more
Research report on tacit knowledge
The value of tacit knowledge has been recognized in organizations in a new level. Tacit knowledge brings value and is an important asset to the organization. With tacit knowledge, we can dig deeper into the issues in organizations and transfer knowledge embedded in people and ICT-systems better.Read more