IWRDI 2013

It is our pleasure to welcome you to attend TAMK’s 2nd International Week in Research, Development and Innovation which will take place in Tampere, Finland on 22-26 April, 2013.

The international week is aimed at RDI staff of TAMK’s partner universities as well as for other partner organisations involved in RDI activities with TAMK. The overall theme of the week is “Future Calls for Funding – Living Labs in Horizon 2020”.

The programme of the week will include interesting study visits as well as sessions and workshops on focus areas of EU’s future RDI agenda based on the interests of the participants, e.g.

  • health and demographic change, senior services
  • resource efficiency and sustainability
  • intelligent industrial vehicles and machines
  • inclusive, innovative society, including ICT, media and culture
  • entrepreneurship, including wellbeing entrepreneurship.

Monday 22nd April

Arrival to Tampere
18.00 – 22.00 Get-together, Finnish style cooking and dining at Åkerlundinkatu/TAMK
(By invitation only. Pick-up from the Hotel Scandic Station at 17.40)

Tuesday 23rd April

9.15 The participants will be picked up from hotel Scandic Station
10.00 – 12.00 Welcome to Tampere and TAMK (venue: Y-campus, TAMK)
* Introduction to TAMK and its R&D
* Introduction of participants
* Theme of the week
* Practical matters of the week
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch (Campusravita, TAMK)
13.00 – 14.30 University-enterprise collaboration from the business perspective
(Venue: Y-campus, TAMK. Lecturers: YH Länsi Ltd, Ms Marinka Wieru, Responsive Ads / Mr Timo Pietilä)
15.00 – 17.00 Tampere sightseeing tour by bus (Bus will leave from Kuntokatu 3.
Jointly with participants of the IW in Media, pick-up at 15.15 near Tampella, Lapintie)
18.00 – 20.00 Reception by the City of Tampere, Tampere Old City Hall

Wednesday 24th April

9.00 – 11.30 FIRST seminar: Business Cooperation between Finland and Russia
(Venue: University of Tampere, Main Building A3)
11.30 – 12.30 Lunch at University of Tampere (Campus Restaurant Minerva)
13.00 Transport from University of Tampere to TAMK Kuntokatu
13.30 – 16.00 Workshop on International Cooperation (Venue: B6-33, TAMK)

  • Future EU Funding Framework: Themes and context
  • Future EU Funding Framework: Proposal evaluation in Brussels (Perttu Heino, PhD, R&D director)
  • Global Education (Mark Curcher, Customer Relationship Manager, TAMK)

Thursday 25th April

9.00 – 12.00 Project Concepting Workshop (Venue: TAMK Kuntokatu, Library G1 and G2. Ms Maj-Lis Läykki, Ms Kirsi Karimäki)
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch (TAMK, Campusravita)
13.00-16.00 Project Concepting Workshop
(Venue: TAMK Kuntokatu, Library G1 and G2. Ms Sinikka Seppänen.
14.30 Coffee and tea)
17.30 Transport to Varala from hotel Scandic Station
18.00 – 22.00 Sauna and swimming in Varala Sports Institute by lake Pyhäjärvi(By invitation only.
Transportation from Varala to Scandic Station)

Friday 26th April

9.00 – 10.30 Visit to Demola (www.demola.fi | Väinö Linnan aukio 15, 3rd floor)
10.30 – 12.00 Closing remarks and feedback of the week
Exchange certificates (Demola)
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch possibility (Plevna restaurant, Finlayson area. Self-financed.)
13.00 – 16.00 Final Exhibition of Media students of TAMK
(TAMK Finlayson. Optional, jointly with participants of the IW in Media.)
16.00 – Fine Art Final Works Exhibition and the Opening of INTAC Exhibition
(Venue: TR 1 and Mältinranta, jointly with participants of the IW in Media)

Saturday 27th April

Departure from Tampere