Organization

CIE is a project and competence driven organization. The research and innovation personnel are supported by a qualified management personnel. We work together with other reseach and development units at the University of Oulu and its partner organizations.
We work closely with our parent organizations that have committed to CIE's initial funding: the University of Oulu, Nokia, the city of Oulu, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Technopolis and the Oulu University of Applied Sciences.
Other important interest groups include project partners, innovators and business developers. Furthermore, we promote Oulu as a living lab environment which we develop towards the Smart City vision.
We are constantly looking for new partners in all mentioned categories. Our role is to combine the best ideas, people and resources from different organizations, fields of businesses and science for new business and value creation in the Internet context.