To eBEREA, AALTO provides expertise in services research, in particular in financial eServices, service modelling, mobile services and user driven service innovation, as well as legal and regulatory issues in eBusiness context. AALTO’s good contacts with eBusiness companies are valuable for empirical studies. AALTO has a central role in the objective to study how to improve the financial services offered to consumers and citizens in EU and China.
SoberIT is a laboratory at the Computer Science and Engineering Department. SoberIT research themes include business and management aspects of software production and of the use of ICT in industry. Related to eBusiness, SoberIT has considerable experience in research on technology support for networked business, mass-customized products and services, management aspects of open source, and the related business models and legal aspects. The laboratory strives for practically relevant and high quality academic research carried out in close cooperation with industry in a multi- disciplinary setting.