About

ICTOulu is a part of BusinessOulu

ICTOulu is the city’s service platform for enterprises, created to boost the members’ business, the development of new products and solutions, and foster their export to the international market. ICTOulu bases its activities on a collaborative way of doing things – the Oulu-way.

As a public utility of Oulu, BusinessOulu is dedicated to providing its services equally for every Oulu-based company. We are very open for cooperation with public and private sector organizations, who are willing to start new digital initiatives or achieve world class digital solutions. We hope you are interested and willing to tune your wavelength into Oulu’s frequency. Welcome to join ICTOulu!

Oulu ICT ecosystem in a nutshell

So, what is Oulu ICT sector as a whole? In Finland’s scale and even internationally, it is wide! We have some 1,000 companies varying from big internationals, such as Nokia, Mediatek, Rohm, Flex, Etteplan, Commscope and so forth, all the way to small start-ups. Majority of local businesses are relatively small with a turnover mainly of millions of euros. On the other hand, we witness scaleups constantly. In Oulu these smaller companies develop state of the art technology in their focus areas. It is typical for Oulu-based companies to keep the level of technological ambition high. There is a combined workforce of some 20,000 talents of which 80% have university degrees from Oulu or other top tech universities. We also produce plenty of new talents locally, there’s nearly 1,000 new university graduates with ICT-related degrees annually.

ICTOulu at your service

This site is the number one service to find a partner, identify a technology, scan a subcontractor, and discover a business that you are looking for. We encourage you to browse the site and the categories immersing yourself into the exciting insights of the Oulu-based companies. The site also realizes and enables some of the key local services the BusinessOulu delivers to local ICT ecosystem.

Learn more and get inspired on the resources we have. Oulu ICT companies form a large network of northern stars, and it will take more than one glance to learn all about it. ICTOulu is your fast lane into the local ICT world.