Tallinn Tech Welcome Day 2012

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  • 1. Innovation 1918 - 2018Entrepreneurial University For Science Alar Kolk Vice Rector, Innovation & Internationalisation
  • 2. Welcome to Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn Tech!
  • 3. 8 Faculties and 4 colleges ca 14 500 students: BA, MA, PHD1. Chemistry and Materials Technology2. Civil Engineering3. Social Sciences4. Information Technology5. Mechanical Engineering6. Power Engineering7. School of Economics and Business Administration8. Faculty of ScienceColleges and research centres: – 4 colleges in different cities – 9 faculty research centres
  • 4. International Tallinn Tech!!! 40% from Finland, 20% from AsiaCa 900 international students from more then 70 countries study in Tallinn Tech today...
  • 5. 16 Masters level study programmes in English • International Relations and European-Asian Studies • International Business Administration (MBA) • Work and Organizational Psychology • Law and Technology Law • Finance and Economic Analysis• Technology Governance – Innovation Policy and Economics • Cyber Security • Software Engineering • Computer Systems & Engineering • Communicative Electronics • Industrial Engineering & Management • Environmental Management & Cleaner Production • Materials & Processes of Sustainable Energetics • Health Care Technology • Design and Engineering
  • 6. Tallinn Tech: Health Care Technology
  • 7. Tallinn Tech:• Computer Systems & Engineering • Cyber Security
  • 8. Tallinn Tech: Design & Engineering
  • 9. Tallinn Tech: Technology Law
  • 10. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS SAY ESTONIA IS THE BEST COUNTRY FOR STAY!!!*Estonia ranked 1st in the ESN Survey 2010 regarding the average satisfaction level for stay in the hosting country institution. ** ESN Survey is one of the biggest international student surveys in Europe.
  • 11. Tallinn Tech key topics: How to recruit talented professors? How to teach smart students?How to be accelerated by innovation? If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough. – Albert Einstein
  • 12. Engineering the mind of the future
  • 13. InnovationIdeas & CreativityBusiness ModelsEntrepreneurship
  • 14. Inter-diciplinarity and industry cooperation 17th of Sept next competition starts! Start upEntrepreneurs Corp Business MeKTory! • Applied research Quality • Business models Master or • Prototype PHD Thesis • Growth Scientific Career! Professors
  • 15. Sir Richard Branson
  • 16. Innovators’ Failure Pitching @ European Innovation Academy
  • 17. European Innovation Academy Sessions Summer & Winter
  • 18. Shifting to the21 st century Learning Researching
  • 19. European Innovation Academy Classroom:23 online screens, computers and cameras,sensors to tech innovation andentrepreneurship
  • 20. The Nobel Prize Winner Sir Harold Kroto
  • 21. building bridges
  • 22. Tallinn Tech =international + innovation
  • 23. Tallinn Techinternational + innovation = international student recruitment + companies  international R&D + companies  internship + companies  study program + companies Companies are essential part of the Value Creation in Tallinn Tech!!!
  • 24. Vision 2015: Tallinn Tech’s top qualityresearch is tied with globally recognized enterprises.
  • 25. Genetic variants in novel pathways influence blood pressure and cardiovascular disease risk. M.Viigimaa et al. Nature. Volume 478. 2011Affinity gradients drive copper to cellular destinations. K.Zovo, P.Palumaa et al. Nature. Volume 465.2010
  • 26. Tallinn Tech in Space European Space Agency & Tallinn Tech: Study of the role of individual plant myosins in gravitropism. 2012 Environmental monitoring of harbor dredging. 2011 Totally around 10 different space related projects running.
  • 27. Tallinn Tech key partners:• Leading research universities: – Nordic countires, – Asia (leading research universities) – USA (Stanford, Berkeley)• High tech start-ups (spin-offs) • International Corporations
  • 28. Tallinn Tech in Action internationalisation in the marketSilicon Valley Corps ShanghaiStanford, Berkeley 211 RD Universities Mektory: Tallinn Tech eService Innovation Centre
  • 29. Tallinn Tech in ChinaTallinn Tech Innovation & Technology Trainings in Shanghai, Beijing, Macau – March 2012
  • 30. Tallinn Tech China Workshops and Training in China:• Data Mining and Information Systems • Material Technologies • Innovation Management • Management • Software Development
  • 31. Tallinn Tech (TUT) in Silicon Valley Plug and Play TechCenter440 N.Wolfe Rd. Sunnyvale California 94085, USA
  • 32. Researchers exchange from 2012Students, researchers, staff exchange from 2010
  • 33. Mr. Godswill Nkwusistarted studies at Tallinn Tech in 2011 but 2012 Fall he will be student of UC Berkeley
  • 34. Tallinn Tech studentsintensive training inSilicon Valley (2012):• Stanford• Berkeley• Venture Capitalists• Accelerators• Tech corporations Next trainings in Silicon Valley: 21 Sept 2012 and 15 March 2013
  • 35. Super Agile Innovation!
  • 36. Europes hottest start-up capitals: Tallinn* SKYPE IT Academy *Titled by Wired Magazine, August 2011
  • 37. Integration & Balance! ScienceTeaching Innovation
  • 38. Tallinn Tech is youradventure
  • 39. Lonely Amundsen and crew reach the “last place on Earth” in December, 1911
  • 40. CompetitionFridtjof Nansen won international fame after reaching a record northern latitude of 86°14′ during his North Pole expedition of 1893–96.
  • 41. Adventure!The term also broadly refers to any enterprise that is potentially fraught with physical, financial orpsychological risk, such as a business venture, a love affair, or other major life undertakings.
  • 42. Learn hard!Innovate and Network Globally! Have a Fun!