Founded in 2008 by VTT, The University of Oulu, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, and Oulu Innovation Oy, PrintoCent is an innovation centre for printed electronics and optical measuring systems. At its core, there is a cluster of some 40 companies, piloting and manufacturing environment as well as joint development projects. PrintoCent is coordinated by VTT. The start-up companies in the cluster have received more than € 40 million in funding and their business is rapidly expanding in an international network.