Low-carbon business-ecosystem as a solution for the growth in rural regions (ARVO)


Project description

ARVO (Value) project aims to develop solutions for low-carbon business-ecosystem in Industrial Park Nivala and Nivala-Haapajärvi district.  By creating a low-carbon business ecosystem, it is possible to create solutions for rural municipalities to take a forerunner position in sustainable growth and creating best practices than can be transferred in other counties. The project includes:

  1. Development of shared low-carbon solutions for business-ecosystem in waste management and purchases.
  2. Modelling the scalable biogas production and the optimization of raw materials logistics.
  3. Dissemination information about low-carbon best practices that are suitable for companies and encourage companies to try these solutions in their operations.

Project coordinator

University of Oulu


Nivala-Haapajärvi District NIHAK ry, Industrial Park in Nivala, Town of Nivala, Nivalan Kaukolämpö Oy