Future Manufacturing Technologies (FMT) cooperates with national and foreign enterprises, universities, research institutes and vocational education facilities as well as with the development environments of cities. Annually, we cooperate with over 50 different enterprises.
Some of the ERDF funded research projects have been organized in collaboration with The Federation of Education in Jokilaaksot (JEDU). The proportion of internal financing for projects is mainly from the Oulu Southern area.
The research group has offices both in Oulu and in Nivala. The offices in Nivala are sited at ELME Studio in Industrial Park of Nivala. The main research equipment is also located there. In Oulu, the offices are located at The University of Oulu, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Production Technology laboratory.