Culminatum …Helsinki’s Enabler <ul><li>Culminatum Innovation brings together top-level expertise in order to boost international competitiveness. </li></ul><ul><li>Culminatum Innovation Oy Ltd is a development business that implements the national Centre of Expertise Programme in the Helsinki region. By bringing together top-level expertise and diverse operators, Culminatum Innovation boosts international competitiveness in creating product and service innovations. </li></ul><ul><li>www.culminatum.fi </li></ul>
Technopolis Group <ul><li>Technopolis Plc provides business environments and services for knowledge-intensive companies and organizations. The service portfolio ranges from comprehensive business and development services to modern premises . Currently, close to 1,200 companies with 16,000 employees operate in the Technopolis centers located in Espoo , Helsinki , Jyväskylä , Kuopio , Lappeenranta , Oulu , Tampere and Vantaa in Finland, and in St. Petersburg in Russia. Technopolis Plc is listed on Nasdaq OMX Helsinki </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation Mill … Open Innovation with Nokia, Technopolis, Tekes and Technopolis Cities … Ever Wanted to Get Your Hands on Nokia´s Business Ideas and IPRs? </li></ul>
Aalto University <ul><li>Aalto - an internationally unique concept </li></ul><ul><li>Established in 2010, the Aalto University is a new university with centuries of experience. The Aalto University was created from the merger of three Finnish universities: The Helsinki School of Economics, Helsinki University of Technology and The University of Art and Design Helsinki. The three schools of the Aalto University - the School of Economics, the School of Art and Design and the School of Science and Technology are all leading and renowned institutions in their respective fields and in their own right. </li></ul><ul><li>The combination of three universities opens up new possibilities for strong multi-disciplinary education and research. The new university's ambitious goal is to be one of the leading institutions in the world in terms of research and education in its own specialized disciplines. </li></ul>
Aalto University <ul><li>Factories: workshops for novel expertise </li></ul><ul><li>The Design Factory, the Media Factory and the Service Factory are platforms combining the expertise of the different Aalto University schools in the fields of product development, media and services; these are fields on which the three schools have already cooperated on actively. </li></ul><ul><li>The Factories are designed to facilitate new forms of collaboration in an environment where academic teams, researchers and students work together with companies and communities. The themes of teaching and learning are an important part of the Factory activities – the new knowledge produced by research is smoothly transferred to teaching. </li></ul>
Otaniemi Marketing <ul><li>Otaniemi Technology Hub </li></ul><ul><li>Many call it the Silicon Valley of Finland, others as the heart of Finland's Hi Tech. Otaniemi is situated in Greater Helsinki region , just 15 minutes west of Helsinki in Espoo. A stone’s throw from Nokia’s worldwide headquarters, Otaniemi Technology Hub is the leading technology hub in the Nordic countries, featuring a unique mix of world-class research organizations , academic institutions and over 800 companies from start-ups to multinational corporations operating around a compact 4 kilometer campus. </li></ul><ul><li>Twice selected by the EU as one of the most innovative regions in Europe, Otaniemi is a community of over 32,000 people with 16,000 students and 16,000 technology professionals. </li></ul>
Oulu Innovation <ul><li>Vision … Oulu Innovation is the leading national organiser and coordinator of innovation networks in chosen fields of knowledge-based industry, an attractive partner in international co-operation and the main builder and manager of innovation-based business development network. </li></ul><ul><li>Oulu Innovation´s task is to promote high technology –related business in the Oulu region. The Oulu innovation strategy, Oulu Regional Centre of Expertise programme and the Invest in Oulu are the most important oper </li></ul><ul><li>The main shareholders of Oulu Innovation are the City of Oulu and Technopolis Plc. The former owns currently 42 percent of the shares and the latter 13 percent. In addition, the shareholders include nine municipalities surrounding Oulu, some twenty important technology companies, the Oulu University Scholarship Foundation, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, VTT, Finnvera and Oulu Chamber of Commerce.ations managed by the company. </li></ul>
This slideshow was presented by Doug Robertson, President and CEO of Tech South East during the TECNA 2010 Summer Conference in Ottawa Program Partners: Innovation Partner: Supported By:
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