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Campus Tour at Otaniemi

January 27, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Helsinki pilot coordination team visits Aalto University’s Otaniemi Campus to learn more about their experiences in campus development. Welcome!

Aalto University will build new premises in the Otaniemi area and will make an effort to bring in offices of both startup enterprises and larger companies. The new School of Arts, Design and Architecture building and the university shopping centre will be completed in the next few years. At that time the School of Business’ bachelors students will have moved to Otaniemi. The Design Factory and Startup Sauna, key locations for innovation activities and interaction, will be linked more closely to the area’s core.

12.30 pm – 1 pm
Aalto Campus Development
Open Innovation House and other initiatives for new working & learning environments

Presented by specialist Päivi Hietanen / architect – designer – workplace strategist
address: Lämpömiehenkuja 2

1 pm – 1.45 pm
Urban Mill
address: Betonimiehenkuja 3 E

“Urban Mill is an emerging, global thematic focal point for Urban Innovations. Urban Mill has 1300 m2 co-working and co-creation space linked right to the Aalto University Design Factory and the Startup Sauna in Otaniemi. Together these three act as a physical and social Knowledge Triangle test-bed for the Otaniemi campus.”

2 pm – 2.45 pm
Aalto Design Factory
address: Betonimiehenkuja 5 C

“Aalto Design Factory was born from a research project focused on creating an ideal physical and mental working environment for product developers and researchers. Today ADF is one of the spearhead projects and one of the first physical manifestations of Aalto University encouraging and enabling fruitful interaction between students, researchers, and professional practitioners.”

3 pm – 3.45 pm
EIT Digital Helsinki Node at Open Innovation House
address: Otaniementie 19 B

“Open Innovation House is the ICT hub at Otaniemi campus. It hosts EIT Digital, HIIT, Aalto University units and Wärtsilä.”

“EIT Digital is a leading European open innovation organisation with a mission is to foster digital technology innovation and entrepreneurial talent for economic growth and quality of life in Europe. They aim to bring together entrepreneurs from a partnership of over 130 top European corporations, SMEs, start-ups, universities and research institutes.”

3.45 pm – 4.30 pm
Summary discussion about the outcomes of the visit
the meeting room A208 in Open Innovation House



January 27, 2016
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Otaniemi Campus
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