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Oulu WelfareLab – homes and wellbeing center

Test environment for social and healthcare services at patients' homes and wellbeing center

City of Oulu, Social and Health Services


Test environment where the end-users are – at customers’ and patients’ homes and in all social and health care services within in the City of Oulu. You will get direct professional and customer feedback on your product in a real, everyday social and health care environment.

Target audience

The City of Oulu opened a technology healthcare centre in Kaakkuri area in Oulu in 2008. In addition to usual patient care, Kaakkuri healthcare centre contributes in the development of city’s technology-enhanced processes and provides companies basic healthcare environment for product testing and development.

Currently, testing operations will be extended to cover also other social and health services in the city, including private homes. Particular emphasis shall be placed on the development of Kontinkangas Wellbeing Centre test operations.


Contact person
Jaana Kokko
City of Oulu, Social and Health Services