Digital Innovation Hubs


European DIH Profile

Robocoast EDIH Consortium

Hub Information

Hub Name
Robocoast EDIH Consortium
Local Name
European DIH
Geographical Scope


Robocoast EDIH supports the manufacturing industry to use digital technology to promote sustainable growth and competitiveness (Industry 4.0). Robocoast EDIH offers one-stop access to EDIH services and networks of European best digital experts, which helps SMEs to become more skilled, innovative, and competitive.

Robocoast EDIH has local service nodes and expert resources in the nine regions of Finland, where almost 50% of Finnish manufacturing companies are located. Through EDIH services, Robocoast EDIH combines the needs of the manufacturing industry with the expertise of universities and technology companies. Robocoast EDIH services have been created based on actual needs and long-term cooperation with the manufacturing industry with great results. Robocoast has been Digital Innovation HUB since 2017.

Robocoast EDIH has high-level expertise in Cybersecurity and know-how to support companies to apply new digital technologies (AI, Robotics, IoT, 5G and HPC) for developing processes, products, and services. Robocoast EDIH Consortium consists of 15 universities and several RDI laboratories and testbed environments, including over 9 000 digital technology specialists and over 800 Cybersecurity, Robotics, AI, and ICT companies.

Based on professionalism, testing, and R&D resources of cybersecurity, The Finnish Information Security Cluster (FISC) strongly recommends the Robocoast EDIH. FISC is an organization established by major Finnish information security companies, and it has nearly 80 members. Robocoast EDIH will be one of the leading centers of cybersecurity in the Digital Europe Program.

Contact Data

Coordinator (Economic development agency)
Prizztech Ltd
Year Established
Gallen-Kallelankatu 8, 28100, Pori (Finland)
Contact information
Mikko Puputti
+358 44 710 5343
Contact information
Contact information
Pirita Ihamäki
+358 40 164 6339


Organizational form
Networked organization, without formal structure
Number of employees


  • Additive manufacturing
  • Advanced, or high performance computing
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Big data, data analytics, data handling
  • Cyber security
  • Gamification
  • Internet of things
  • Robotics
  • Simulation, modelling and digital twins


Market and Services


  • Energy and utilities
  • Manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco
  • Manufacture of wood and wood products
  • Manufacture of pulp, paper and paper products; publishing and printing
  • Manufacture of chemicals, chemical products and man-made fibres
  • Manufacture of rubber and plastic products
  • Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products
  • Manufacture of machinery and equipment
  • Manufacture of transport equipment
  • Other Manufacturing
  • Defence and security
  • Mobility (incl. Automotive)

TRL Focus

Services provided

  • Awareness creation
  • Ecosystem building, scouting, brokerage, networking
  • Collaborative Research
  • Concept validation and prototyping
  • Digital Maturity Assessment
  • Access to Funding and Investor Readiness Services
  • Mentoring
  • Education and skills development
  • Other


Last updated: 10/08/22 17:56