CLIC Innovation Ltd


CLIC Innovation is an open innovation cluster with the mission of creating breakthrough solutions in bioeconomy, circular economy and energy systems. CLIC Innovation coordinates R&D&I project portfolios to construct systemic solutions which are beyond the resources of individual operators. The cluster is a cross-organizational fast-moving network. The shareholders of the nonprofit CLIC Innovation Ltd include 30 companies and 17 universities and research institutions.


CLIC’s mission is to create comprehensive solutions with global business impact far beyond the capabilities of individual actors. In doing so, we address systemic challenges that arise from the scarcity of natural resources. CLIC will speed up the commercialization of new information by initiating and orchestrating solution oriented project portfolios covering the entire field from curiosity research to demonstrations. CLIC is the core local node of global cross-industrial and disciplinary competence network with business relevance.


The core of CLIC comprises of thirty world-leading companies of their own branch and the most significant national scientific institutions (17), to which bioeconomy and cleantech are the main business drivers and source of scientific inspiration.


ABB Oy, Amec Foster Wheeler Energia Oy, Andritz Oy, BMH Technology Oy, Ekokem Oyj, Elenia Oy, FCG Finnish Consulting Group Oy, Fortum Oyj, Gasum Oy, Helen Oy, Kemira Oyj, Kuusakoski Oy, Lassila & Tikanoja Oyj, Metsä Board Oyj, Metsä Fibre Oy, Metsäliitto Group, Metsäteho Oy, Myllykoski Oyj, Neste Oyj, Outotec Oyj, Pohjolan Voima Oy, Rautaruukki Oyj, Stora Enso Oyj, UPM-Kymmene Oyj, Vaisala Oyj, Valmet Oyj, Vantaan Energia Oy, Vapo Oy, Wärtsilä Finland Oy, ÅF-Consult Oy

Aalto University, Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), Finnish Meteorological Institute, Geological Survey of Finland (GTK), Juridiska Personen Åbo Akademi, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), National Land Survey of Finland (MML), Tampere University of Technology, University of Eastern Finland, University of Helsinki, University of Jyväskylä, University of Oulu, University of Turku, University of Vaasa, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Oy, Åbo Akademi


Tommy Jacobson
+358 40 828 2711

Christine Hagström-Näsi
+358 50 3222 401

Senior Advisor
Pirjo Kaivos
+358 40 540 1796

Portfolio Manager
Pia Saari
+358 40 1949 932

CLIC Innovation LTD