Technology, Expertise and Innovation

On-line measurements for cleantech
Sports and wellbeing measurements
International technology business development

Our results

Over 35 spin-off companies
Over 30 commercialised inventions
Over 220 peer reviewed academic publications

Your reliable partner for

Research and development services
Device development services
Business development services
Higher education

Our real measure is your success

CEMIS – the Centre for Measurement and Information Systems is a contract-based joint centre of the Universities of Oulu and Jyväskylä, Kajaani University of Applied Sciences, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. and CSC – IT Centre for Science Ltd. CEMIS specialises in research and training in the field of measurement and information systems.

Our focus is to develop measurement and IT solutions for the cleantech sector and for sports, wellbeing and healthcare, and to support the development of new international business based on our innovations and expertise with our partner companies. In cleantech, we have strong expertise in on-line measurements for the process industry, especially for the bioeconomy and mining sector, and in environmental monitoring. In sports, wellbeing and healthcare, we work with the latest sensor technology and game and simulation solutions, including virtual and augmented reality.

The role of data, data analytics and AI is increasing in our operation. We have an important role in the data ecosystem of Kajaani which is currently includes one of the most powerful supercomputers, LUMI EuroHPC.

CEMIS employs near 100 measurement and information system experts. The centre’s annual funding is over 12 million euros.

CEMIS’ vision  is to be an attractive international partner in the research and development of new solutions, innovations and expertise for metrology and information systems.

CEMIS’ mission  is to produce top class experts, new technologies and new business for companies developing and using measurement and information systems by offering research and development services and university education in an innovative and international environment. For students aiming to work as experts, CEMIS offers a motivating educational environment and for experts wishing to further develop themslves, we offer an innovative and international working environment.

Over 35 spin-off companies
Over 30 commercialized technologies
Over 220 peer reviewed academic publications
Over 280 conference presentations and professional journal articles
11 doctoral theses