KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, collaborated with a Finnish IoT startup, Kaltiot, and USA based startup, Sixgill, in the area of logistics and positioning at construction sites.
Stora Enso, a global renewable materials company, internally recruited 18 employees to work for 3 months with 6 startup companies. Their aim was to explore and work towards opportunities in the Circular Economy.
Collaborative Innovation Path
Vertical, together with Eversheds Sutherland, supported by Business Tampere, is looking for outstanding teams to work together with industrial companies in the Tampere region.
Innovative Patient Solutions
With the aim of promoting good health in every way, Pfizer works to help patients with life-long illnesses. Pfizer aims to create a rounded support system for chronic patients that will go beyond the pill and support a person 365 days a year.
We have worked along A-lehdet to strengthen their foothold in a new market segment as well as identifying future partners.
Sustainability Revolution in Fashion & Textiles
VTT experts have kicked-off partnership negotiations with 9 companies in circular fashion. Some of the teams have an immediate interest in the running projects and some will apply with VTT for extended research and development funding.
In the early days of Vertical, we supported startups to become the best versions of themselves. We were great at what we did, yet along the way we noticed the changing needs of the market, and realised we could offer something even better.
We adapted and grew into a new space, to focus on strategic development and using collaboration as a tool.
When it comes to growth, strategy and collaboration, we don’t just talk the talk: we walk the walk too.
We are a team of service- and business specialists with a passion for collaborative thinking. Read how Vertical took its current shape and get to know the people spearheading the change.