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.
Evidence-based decision making in maintenance and asset management – several data sources at a glance
Evidence-based asset management approach can help in making better decisions, which rely on real data and expert knowledge instead of hunches. How to make the evidence available to the decision makers across the organization from the shop floor to the maintenance and production management?Read more
The 6th SEED Batch Review Meeting 30th September 2021
The 6th SEED Batch Review Meeting will be held as an online meeting at 9.00-12.00.Read more
Turnaround maintenance – looking for solutions across industries
Helena Kortelainen, Antti Rantala & Pasi Valkokari
Novel technologies and software solutions could help turnaround managers across industries to optimize the shutdown processes and to cope with communication challenges.Read more