University’s third function to develop the society

27.10.2019 01:00 - 08:30

UNAM Main Campus

Innovations and entrepreneurship: University’s third function to develop the society

Seminar 9.00-12.30

09.00 Opening. Vice-Chancellor Kenneth Matengu, UNAM
09.10 Introduction. Rector emeritus Kalervo Väänänen, UTU
09.20 Triple helix in practice. Niko Kyynäräinen, CEO, Turku Science Park
09.50 Innovation pathway through the university Rector emeritus Mikko Hupa, Å
10.20 Boosting student innovations and an active startup ecosystem Dr Mikko Pohjola, Collaboration Manager, University of Turku.
10.50 Coffee break
11.10 Spaces and places supporting innovation and co-creation. Dr Suvi Nenonen, Adjunct Professor, University Properties of Finland, Lt
11.40 Role of software engineering in innovations of the future society. Professor Erkki Sutinen, UTU/UNAM
12.10 Conclusions and general discussion. Dr John Sifani and Rector emeritus Kalervo Väänänen
12.30 Lunch break

Workshops 13.30-16.30

13.30 Introduction to workshops` topics
1) How to boost student innovations in UNAM
2) How to create functional triple helix model in UNAM
3) What are bottlenecks for innovations in Namibia
13.50 Discussion and problem solving in workshops
14.50 Coffee break
15.10 Workshops continue
16.00 Presentation of results from each workshop and conclusions by discussion leaders (10 min each)

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