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City-University partnerships – boosting smart and innovative cities
October 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
What makes a city worthy of the title European Capital of Innovation? What kind of models are there for city-university partnerships and how do they pay off? How to create impactful encounters by re-thinking physical campus space in the era of smart cities?
Keynote: Smart specialisation – the role of universities
Katja Reppel, DG REGIO, Smart and Sustainable Growth, European Commission
Strategic City-University cooperation – Making an impact together, Case Helsinki region
Senior Advisor Ida Björkbacka, City of Helsinki
Campus as an interface to the developing city – take on interregional collaboration, Case Live Baltic Campus
Director Anna-Maria Vilkuna and Project Manager Päivi Keränen, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Place based Innovation Ecosystems, Case Aalto University
Proffessor Taina Tukianen, Aalto University, Milla Ovaska City of Espoo
University of Helsinki boosting innovations and business in health- and life sciences, Case Health Capital Helsinki
Head of Project office Tuula Palmén
Discussion and refreshments
The event is organised in co-operation between Live Baltic Campus, City of Helsinki, City of Espoo, Metropolia UAS, Aalto University and University of Helsinki.