FINAL REPORT: BSA "Breakthrough Steels and Applications"
The overall goal set for the DIMECC Breakthrough Steels and Applications program (2014-2017) was to enable a renewal of the Finnish metal and engineering industries through major improvements in their offerings and global competitiveness brought about by the intelligent use of novel advanced steel products. The program was built around the entire steel value chain....
FINAL REPORT: FutIS "Future Industrial Services"
Future Industrial Services – FutIS (2010-2016) was establish to investigate the strategic opportunities associated with service-based value creation. At the time of establishment of DIMECC FutIS program the business landscape was changing rapidly, and industrial service was taking center stage in that transformation. The aim of the DIMECC FutIS program was to work out the...
Participatory methods in service innovations and servitization research
During DIMECC’s Future Industrial Services (FutIS) program, different methods have been used not only for research, but for boosting the service innovation and knowledge creation processes in and between technology-based firms and research teams. This high-tech result summarizes three participatory methods that were used in FutIS.
Service business mindset - Examples of how technology-based firms move toward services
This booklet introduces the rationale for service business transformation and the key components of service business mindset. It shows practical examples of how technology-based firms have adopted and enhanced their service business.
FINAL REPORT: UXUS "User Experience and Usability in Complex Systems"
User Experience and Usability in Complex Systems – UXUS (2010-2015) challenged current products, services, routines and organizational cultures by introducing user experience thinking for company operations. The aim of the FIMECC UXUS program was to develop and improve the competitiveness of the Finnish metals and engineering industry with the touch of UX. The final report...
Ramor 550 protection steel
During DEMAPP project SSAB Europe (Ruukki Metals) has developed Ramor® protection steel having excellent ballistic properties in combination with high hardness and strength.
A roadmap towards sustainability
All products and service have an environmental impact during their production, use and disposal. The project focused on finding ways of guiding industrial product design and development towards sustainability, especially from a product-centric point of view. As a results two sustainability guidebooks for metals and engineering industry were created.
Advanced steelmaking through digitalisation of physical phenomena
Digital models revolutionizes steel developing. By simulators you can see virtually inside the steel making process. This allows you to watch the steel making process, test different parameters and practices and predict the exact grade of steel. The steel converter simulator saves time and money by accelerating time to market, decreasing slag and carbon dioxide emissions,...