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Green ICT

According to the Climate and Environmental Strategy for the ICT Sector, by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finland aims to be the forerunner in ecologically sustainable ICT solutions. This includes advancing climate and environment friendly digitalization internationally.

Oulu has the know-how to plan solutions for minimizing the amount of data transfer and applying technologies in general with the main angle of sustainability. Oulu-based companies have also designed several consumer products utilizing digital solutions according to circular economy. Because of the cold climate and the local district heating network, Oulu is also an excellent spot for energy-efficient data centers.