Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) of Päijät-Häme region have a need to improve their use of IoT (Internet of Things) and Big Data, because these are key components in achieving significant improvements regarding productivity and in creating new innovations. Utilizing Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in businesses across all sectors can be a future resource for them as well as a source of earning power.
The main objective of the project is to develop and to pilot IoT supported Data Pipeline, Machine Learning and AI with local businesses and education institutions. This innovation cooperation aims at improving business potential and reducing environmental damages with data analytics and Maching Learning. The goal is to develop a Universal Platform, which can be used in piloting the IoT/Big Data solutions for the SMEs.
As the result of the project the Universal Platform is established. The Platform enables collection, storage, analysis, visualisation of data and the use of Machine Learning and AI applications. The pilot cases support new technology related learning and creation of business opportunities in the participating SMEs, providing added value as well as increasing environmental awareness.