Operators – the future is now

The concentration of intelligent transport operators in the same area benefits everyone. Hervanta in Tampere has developed into a cluster of technology and software expertise in a short time. The network of intelligent transport operators in the district is strong, and the demand for business locations is high. A number of companies are already developing automated mobility solutions in the area. Join in!


VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is the largest applied research centre in Finland and the leading research and technology company in the Nordic countries.

Link to the VTT website

Unikie Ltd

Unikie is a smart technology developer that creates demanding applications solutions for the automotive, mechanical, telecommunications and mobile industries.

Link to the Unikie website


Finnish robotics and software company Sensible 4 has been named the world’s best start-up for self-driving vehicles. Among other things, the company delivers full-stack software solutions for automated driving.

Link to the Sensible 4 website

City of Tampere

Tampere is the third largest and most attractive city in Finland. Smart Tampere is the City of Tampere’s strategic development programme, which is building a sustainable and smart Tampere region with carbon-neutral living and mobility and services that function digitally, smoothly and in a user-oriented manner.

Link to the Smart Tampere website

Business Tampere

Business Tampere, the economic development agency of the Tampere region, promotes investments and creates an attractive environment for sustainable business in the region. Business Tampere brings companies together and provides business-boosting connections through the business and innovation ecosystems of different fields.

Link to the Business Tampere website


Dynniq is an international expert in intelligent traffic management with long experience in the implementation and development of traffic light systems in Finnish cities.

Link to the Dynniq website

Nokia Corporation

Nokia is a globally-operating Finnish telecommunications company whose main business activities are network infrastructure, technology development and licensing.

Link to the Nokia website

Tampere University

Tampere University is one of the most multidisciplinary universities in Finland, bringing together research and education in technology, health and society.

Link to the Tampere University website

ITS Factory

ITS Factory is a development platform for intelligent urban transport in Tampere. It enables the development of intelligent transport services in cooperation with key authorities, companies and service developers in the sector.

Link to the ITS Factory website


Forciot is a Finnish technology company that produces high-quality sensor-based IoT solutions and offers related integration solutions.

Link to the Forciot website


A Nordic expert in the built environment with a strong focus on digitality, Sitowise designs smart cities, smooth mobility and spaces for living.

Link to the Sitowise website


Ramboll is a design and consultancy company operating in buildings & construction, infrastructure & transport, urban planning, environment & health and water.

Link to the Ramboll website

Modulight Oy

Modulight is a laser technology company based in Hervanta, Tampere. It designs and manufactures lasers and optics for personalised medicine and has over 20 years’ experience in manufacturing FDA & CE approved lasers.

Link to the Modulight website


Roboride is an autonomous transportation services operator. Robo last-mile transport services enable smart and sustainable mobility in campuses, industrial parks and holiday resorts or as an extension of public transport.

Link to the Roboride website

Near the campus

The Hervanta campus of Tampere University, located in the immediate vicinity of the Testbed, is an international community of 8,000 students. It employs 2,000 specialists in various fields and is home to nearly 100 companies. Its history as a technical university (1965–2018) can be seen in the quality of competence and research. Research equipment opens doors to cooperation between scientists and companies, and the campus’s service offerings, such as cafés, restaurants and rentable premises, can be utilised.


Link to the presentation of the Hervanta campus of Tampere University