Competitiveness through innovations in tourism and experience management
The key objective is to nationally support the renewal of the tourism industry through intensifing the transfer of knowledge between companies, regions and research centres in Finland. In 2011, over 1000 companies participated our activities to develop their service offering and business.
We facilitate, activate and run development projects to support the competitiviness of the tourism industry in Finland. In 2011, our project portfolio was worth approx 30 Million Euros, including funding from various public and private bodies in Finland and Europe.
OSKE provides the companies and destinations tools, training, networks, project planning and management plus advice on financing the development activities.
Our key focus areas are:
experience management and service design
future foresight and trends
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The Centre of Expertise Programme (OSKE) lays the ground for diverse innovation activities in which high-level research is combined with technological, design and business competence. The programme is a tool for regional innovation, which contains ready-made operating models and networks for the national and international markets.
The programme offers networks and services for companies, universities, universities of applied sciences and research institutions. Resources for the innovation programme are provided by the Ministry of Employment and Economy together with regional partners comprising municipalities and regional councils.
For more information please contact
Ms Anna Häkkinen
anna.hakkinen (at) leofinland.fi