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Espoo Innovation Garden: Open Innovation Works for You

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This presentation was made at Techfest Louisville 2017 hosted by TALK. The speaker was Ari Huczkowski from Finland who is the evangelist for Northern Europe's largest innovation hub.

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Espoo Innovation Garden: Open Innovation Works for You

  1. 1. Techfest Louisville, 16&17 August 2017 Ari Huczkowski, CIO, Chief Innovation Evangelist ESPOO INNOVATION GARDEN
  2. 2. #espooinnovation OVERVIEW • Finland • Espoo and Espoo Innovation Garden • Some examples • Core R&D competences of Espoo Innovation Garden • About Startups and Slush • Aalto Entrepreneurship Society AaltoES • Private clusters • Our role as Orchestrators
  3. 3. #espooinnovation WELCOME TO FINLAND
  4. 4. EUROPE ASIA #espooinnovation NORTH AMERICA
  5. 5. #espooinnovation One of the most ...countries in the world. competitive (World Economic Forum) innovative (Global Innovation Index) stable (Fund for Peace, Failed States Index) honest (Transparency International)
  6. 6. #espooinnovation 41% of ALL Nordic Region FDI goes to FINLAND (Source EY European Investment Monitor 6/2017)
  7. 7. #espooinnovation USA Remains the Largest Investor, Germany 4th (Source EY European Investment Monitor 6/2017)
  8. 8. ESPOO The 2nd largest city in Finland #espooinnovation
  9. 9. #espooinnovation
  10. 10. ESPOO INNOVATION GARDEN
  11. 11. IT ALL STARTED WITH ALVAR #espooinnovation
  12. 12. (C) Espoo Innovation Garden 2015 ALVAR AALTO 1898-1976
  13. 13. GROW 50% of Helsinki Stock Exchange turnover comes from Espoo #espooinnovation
  14. 14. SUCCESS 20% of jobs in Espoo are in ICT sector #espooinnovation
  15. 15. TALENT Over 51% of residents over 24 years old hold a university degree #espooinnovation
  16. 16. INNOVATIONS #espooinnovation
  17. 17. #espooinnovation ENTREPRENEURSHIP
  18. 18. SOME EXAMPLES #espooinnovation
  19. 19. VTT #espooinnovation Technical Research Centre of Finland
  20. 20. 50 of Global Fortune 500 Companies are VTT Customers! VTT Research Center 3,187 Staff (2/3 in Otaniemi) Over 360 Foreign Client Companies Over 1,200 Patent Portfolio Over 2,000 Scientific Articles and Papers Published / Year Over 200 EU/FP7 Projects Transparent Plastic- like Nanocellulose Material Cell Factory Biofuels Printable Electric Memory Mobile Phone Microscopy Wireless Monitoring Methods Eco-Efficiency of Buildings Information & Comm Tech Applied Materials Bio & Chem Processes Micro- Tech & Electr. Industrial Systems Energy Technologies
  21. 21. VTT Research Programmes Innovation Programmes Intelligent Energy Grids High-performance Microsystems Multiscale Design Arctic and Cold Climate Solutions Cognitive Communications for Critical Infrastructures Personalised Health & Wellbeing Human Driven Design – “Design for Life” Safe and Sustainable Nuclear Energy Sensing Solutions Service Economy and Dynamic Value Networks Spearhead Programmes Green Solutions for Water and Waste Bioeconomy Transformation Productivity Leap with Internet of Things Low Carbon and Smart Mobility
  22. 22. #espooinnovation AALTO
  23. 23. 90% of CEO’s of NASDAQ OMX listed companies are alumni! Aalto University 7 Centers of Excellence 6 Schools 4,700 Staff 20,000 Students 75,000 Alumni Low Temperature Quantum Phenomena
  24. 24. Core R&D Competences Novel Materials BioChemical Technology Product & Industrial Design NF Bio & Renewable Energy Health & Security ICT Sensing & Electronics Wireless Technologies Smart Machines
  25. 25. Novel Materials Aalto CNT Thin Films have world’s lowest sheet resistance! Carbon Nanotubes Carbon Nanobuds Graphene Self Organizing Materials ALD Expertise Novel Materials BioChemical Technology Product & Industrial Design NF Bio & Renewable Energy Health & Security ICT Sensing & Electronics Wireless Technologies Smart Machines
  26. 26. BioChemical Technology VTT Beer Yeast is used by all the biggest breweries of the world! Biodegradable packaging Protein production Polymer chemistry Functional biopigments Bio-based Adhesives Nanobiotechnology Immunotechnology Biomicrosystems Cell factory Novel Materials BioChemical Technology Product & Industrial Design NF Bio & Renewable Energy Health & Security ICT Sensing & Electronics Wireless Technologies Smart Machines
  27. 27. Product & Industrial Design Aalto IDBM Ranked #10 Globally by Bloomberg Business Week Mobile handsets Car design Elevators Industrial cranes Furniture Ships and boats Jewelry Human-Machine Interface Novel Materials BioChemical Technology Product & Industrial Design NF Bio & Renewable Energy Health & Security ICT Sensing & Electronics Wireless Technologies Smart Machines (C) Otaniemi Marketing Ltd 2013
  28. 28. NF Bio & Renewable Energy Commercial E85 Fuel in Finland is entirely non-food based! Non-Food Biofuels Food Industry Waste Bioethanol Forest Residue Biodiesel Biomass Gasification Large Scale Geothermal Systems Advanced Photovoltaics Novel Materials BioChemical Technology Product & Industrial Design NF Bio & Renewable Energy Health & Security ICT Sensing & Electronics Wireless Technologies Smart Machines
  29. 29. Health & Security ICT Jetico’s CEO Waksman honored with 2012 Chairman’s Award by the Security Network Brain Research Mobile Health Alzheimer´s Disease Monitoring and Treatment Parkinson’s Disease Diagnostics Tools Personal Health Management Data Encryption Data Erasing Novel Materials BioChemical Technology Product & Industrial Design NF Bio & Renewable Energy Health & Security ICT Sensing & Electronics Wireless Technologies Smart Machines
  30. 30. Sensing & Electronics VTI’s Automotive Accelerometers MEMS Sensors #1 Market Share Globally for a Decade 3d MEMS High Performance Microsystems MEMS for Consumer Electronics Super-Conductive Radiation Detectors Terahertz Sensing Gas Sensors Optical Sensors Molecular Sensors Biosensors Novel Materials BioChemical Technology Product & Industrial Design NF Bio & Renewable Energy Health & Security ICT Sensing & Electronics Wireless Technologies Smart Machines
  31. 31. Wireless Technologies World’s First GSM Call Was on Nokia’s Basestations, Nokia’s Handsets and Radiolinja’s Network. All from Otaniemi. Cognitive Radio Mobile Antennas Mobile Handsets Wireless Basestations Commercial and Non- Commercial Bandwidths RFID, RF-MEMS, NFC Tens of World’s Firsts Novel Materials BioChemical Technology Product & Industrial Design NF Bio & Renewable Energy Health & Security ICT Sensing & Electronics Wireless Technologies Smart Machines
  32. 32. Smart Machines ZenRobotics Are Designing the Small Brain for Robots! Artificial Intelligence for Robots Modular Design of Smart Machines Smart Machine Subsystems Machine Vision Machine to Machine Internet of Things Human-Robotic Machine Interface Novel Materials BioChemical Technology Product & Industrial Design NF Bio & Renewable Energy Health & Security ICT Sensing & Electronics Wireless Technologies Smart Machines
  33. 33. ALD Was Invented in Otaniemi ”I borrowed a bottle of hydrogen sulfide and, suddenly, there was a glowing golden growth covering the glass tube. we´d cracked it: this was the theory of advanced atomic Layer epitaxy taking physical form in front of my eyes.” 1 September 1978
  34. 34. …and So Was Carbon Nanobud TM
  35. 35. Low Carbon 15 GWh Of energy production annually for heating and cooling from geothermal and biopellets system. For no extra cost!
  36. 36. STARTUPS #espooinnovation
  37. 37. (C) Espoo Innovation Garden 2015
  38. 38. #espooinnovation
  39. 39. CLUSTERS #espooinnovation Talent attracts talent
  40. 40. ACCELERATORS #espooinnovation
  41. 41. COMPANY CONFIDENTIAL VERTICAL 2015
  42. 42. PROGRAM FOCUS Our program focuses on building minimum meaningful products and companies from viable ideas and excellent teams Vision & mission Minimum viable product MINIMUM MEANINGFUL PRODUCT Product market fit Scale 1. Ideation 2. Concepting 3. Commitment 4. Validation 5. Scaling 6. Establishing
  43. 43. OUR ROLE #espooinnovation
  44. 44. OPEN INNOVATION WORKS FOR YOU #espooinnovation
  45. 45. GLOBAL NETWORKS
  46. 46. LET’S CREATE THE FUTURE TOGETHER! #espooinnovation
  47. 47. #espooinnovation Ari Huczkowski ari.huczkowski@espoo.fi Facebook, LinkedIn THANK YOU!

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