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  1. 1. Aalto Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE)<br />Creating<br />Business<br />Value<br />fromScienceandArt<br />
  2. 2. Ecosystem<br />
  3. 3. <ul><li>HigherEducation in Finland - 16 Universities and 25University of Applied Sciences-Freeof charge- Freshman21yrs, and graduate at 27yrs- Admissionbyentanceexamsorgrades</li></li></ul><li>Aalto University<br />Formed2010bymerging3Universities<br /> 2nd largest with 17 000 students<br />Bachelor, Master, DoctoralDegrees<br /> 3campuses<br /> 6schools<br /><ul><li>School of Engineering
  4. 4. School of Economics
  5. 5. School of Chemical Technology
  6. 6. School of Science
  7. 7. School of Electrical Engineering
  8. 8. School of Art and Design </li></li></ul><li>Keilaniemi-Otaniemi<br />Academic institutions and over 800companies<br />Aalto-University, VTT, Nokia (Headquaters), Kone, Fortum, Neste Oil<br />32 000 people with 16 000 students and 16 000 professionals<br />
  9. 9. Who<br />
  10. 10. Aalto Center for Entrepreneurship<br />Formed 1st September2010<br />16employees<br />technology transfer, intellectual property management, startup company services and teaching and research of growth entrepreneurship<br />
  11. 11. Entrepreneurship<br />Education<br />Entrepreneurship<br />Research<br />Innovation Services<br />and Technology<br />Transfer<br />Growth<br />Venturing and<br /> Start-Up Services<br />
  12. 12. Aalto Center for EntrepreneurshipPersonnel 2011<br />School of Art and Design<br />School of Economics<br />School of Engineering<br />.<br />School of Electrical Engineering<br />School of ChemicalTechnology<br />School of Science<br />Innovation Services Team<br />Pauli Laitinen, Head of IS<br />Riina Salmivalli, Innovation<br />Coordinator<br />Tapio Mäenpää<br />Technology TransferManager<br />Jussi Tuurnala<br />Innovation<br />Transfer<br />manager<br />Panu Kuosmanen Technology TransferManager<br />Jari Rantala<br />Technology TransferManager<br />Matti<br /> Korpela<br />TechnologyTransferManager<br />Startup Services Team<br />N.N. StartupServices Manager: (recruiting)<br />Ville Simola, Coordinator<br />Natalie Gaudet, Coordinator<br />Entrepreprenuership Learning, N.N. <br />EntrepreprenuershipResearch, N.N.<br />ACE Equity and Grant Financial StrategyManager, N.N.<br />ACE Communications, Zaira Mamadova (intern).<br />StrategyManager, recruitedstaring 1.9.2011<br />Marketing Team<br />Will Cardwell, Headof ACE<br />Teemu Seppälä, Marketing and SalesManager<br />Antti Aarnio, Business DevelopmentManager<br />Mika Friman, IT Coordinator<br />Mirjam Jalo-Löfroos, ACE Team Assistant<br />
  13. 13. Aalto VentureGarage<br />An old<br />industryhall<br />filled with<br />students<br />along with<br />bestcoaches<br />and<br />startups<br />
  14. 14. Goals<br />
  15. 15. concrete results of taxpayers' support for basic research<br />attract faculty, students an best researchers <br />encourage industrial support of research<br />new jobs for graduates<br />economic development locally and nationally<br />
  16. 16. ACE functions<br />Key Tasks<br />Goals<br />Technology transferand commercialization<br />Services related to IPpatenting and licensing<br />Educatestudentsand personnel on IP-issues<br />Offernetworks<br />Services related to forming a company<br />Coordinateeducation and researchrelated to GrowthEntrepreneurship<br />Promoteentrepreneurialmindset<br />Createeco-system for high-ambitionentrepreneurship<br />Finland into the top ten high-growth communitiesin the world<br />
  17. 17. Outcome<br />
  18. 18. Results 2010<br />
  19. 19. Spin-offsfrom Aalto University<br />
  20. 20. HighlightsfromcompaniesWe see many things in the ecosystem around Aalto that are encouraging:<br />NO:1&2<br />Aalto startups Rovio and Remedy Entertainment created number 1 and 2 global game titles (TIME Magazine)<br />.<br />Largest VC funding round of recent history in Finland for research-based company went to Beneq(9m€), which relies greatly on Aalto expertise<br />9M€<br />3M€<br />Large funding round to Canatu (3+m€), which is an Aalto spinout (based on Aalto IP)<br />
  21. 21. 1<br />Powerkiss<br />Powerkiss technology provides a simple, <br />user-friendly and efficient way of keeping all your dear devices charged on top of any surface. <br />
  22. 22. 2<br />AudioDraft<br />AudioDraft offers companies a new and innovative way to order custom made audio from the artist and audio designer community by creating audio competitions. <br />
  23. 23. ZenRobotics<br />3<br />ZenRobotics Ltd., is specializing in robotic recycling technology. The company's main product is ZenRobotics Recycler, a waste sorting system which separates raw materials from waste<br />
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