Collaboration Network Creation and Utilization in a Digital Bioeconomy Ecosystem

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1209)


Networked collaboration between industry, research institutes, the public sector and consumers forms an ecosystem for the development of new technological solutions for areas requiring multidisciplinary knowledge and capabilities. The goal of this paper is to present the “Bioeconomy 4.0” research and development ecosystem for developing digital solutions for monitoring, analyzing and interpreting data collected from bioeconomical processes. The ecosystem includes research and development institutions and activities, academic institutions, industrial actors from food production chains, the public sector and also consumers. The main focus of the paper lies in the creation and deployment of new multidisciplinary knowledge in networked collaboration between ecosystem stakeholders.


Knowledge creation Ecosystem Bioeconomy Collaboration networks 



The research and development work for creation of the Bioeconomy 4.0 framework has been funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture (Finland), and Häme University of Applied Sciences.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.HAMK Smart Research UnitHäme University of Applied SciencesHämeenlinnaFinland

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