Please join us for the Ecosystem Internationaliation Day seminar on November 29th at the Vanha Ylioppilastalo (Mannerheimintie 3) in Helsinki, Finland. The seminar begins at 9am and will conclude at 4pm with networking and refreshements. 

09:00  Opening; Making Finland an Attractive Innovation Environment

                     Mr. Petri Peltonen, Under-Secretary of State,

                            Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

                     Mr. Pasi Mikkonen, Chairman, World Alliance for Low Carbon Cities

                      Mr. Johan Wallin, Managing Partner, Synocus Group

09:30  Panel discussion; Designing Ecosystems for Societal Excellence

                      Mr. Pasi Rannus, Head of Manufacturing Business Line, Valmet Automotive

                      Mr. Visa Honkanen, Director of Strategic Development, HUS

                      Mr. Raine Hermans, Managing Director, Xinova  

           Group discussions (09:50) and plenary presentations (10:10)

10:30  Coffee break

10:45  Panel discussion; Nurturing Innovation Ecosystems

                      Mr. Pasi Julkunen, Head of Technology, Sandvik

                      Mr. Jukka Viinikainen, CEO, Rocla Solutions

                      Mr. Harri Nieminen, Head of Innovation Development, Fastems

            Group discussions (11:05) and plenary presentations (11:25)

11:45  World Alliance for Low Carbon Cities; award ceremony

12:00  Lunch

13:00  Panel discussion; Mobilizing Ecosystems for Offering Development

                      Ms. Sirpa Korte, Public Transport Director, City of Turku

                      Mr. Juha Inberg, CTO, Ponsse

                      Mr. Jussi Muikku, CEO, Orfer

            Group discussions (13:20) and plenary presentations (13:40)

14:00  Coffee break

14:15  Panel discussion; Technologies Supporting Ecosystem Efficiency

                      Mr. Peter Lindgren, Vice President, ABB

                      Mr. Risto Raunio, Director, Roima Intelligence

                      Mr. Marko Lepola, Head of Commercial Product Management, Telia

           Group discussions (14:35) and plenary presentations (14:55)

15:15  Concluding discussions and implications for participating ecosystems

                      Autonomous Vehicles and Mobility Services

                      CleverHealth Network


                      Lean Competence Center Finland

                      MEX Finland

                      World Alliance for Low Carbon Cities

16:00  Networking and refreshments

Please find more information on the seminar in the event flyer.

Please register for the seminar via Google Forms. 

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Reframing City Districts (ReCiDi)

A research project conducted by the Universities of Turku and Tampere which aims to form a new conceptual framework which will help shape the collective identity and common vision necessary to realize the future low-carbon and sustainability targets.

Systemic Architectures for Sustainable Urban Innovation (SASUI)

An action learning and research project conducted by Aalto University and the University of Tampere which aimed to form a better understanding of the architectural requirements for successful innovation projects.