SCIENCE AND INNOVATION TALKS AT SLUSH 21.– 22.11.2019

On the stage of the University of Helsinki section at Slush (6D.1), discussions on science and innovations will be held on both days. If you are not attending Slush, you can follow the discussions at Think Corner (Yliopistonkatu 4).

Program

THURSDAY 21.11.

11.00 – 11.15

Minister of Economic Affairs Katri Kulmuni and Rector Jari Niemelä (University of Helsinki):
Science-based innovations are the future – how to encourage research to come out of the lab?

11.15 – 11.20

Innovation: Moprim

13.30 – 13.45

Professor, Founder and CEO Edward Haeggström & CEO Jari Strandman (Helsinki Innovation Services):
The UH way – Nanoform as an example of science-based innovation

13.45 – 13.50

Innovation: VEIL.AI

15.00 –15.15

CEO George Baxter (Edinburgh Innovations):
Edinburgh & Helsinki: How do cities and universities work together to create new ecosystems?

15.15 – 15.20

Innovation: GlucoModicum

FRIDAY 22.11.

12.00 –12.15

Investor, Co-Founder Rebeca Hwang (Kalei Ventures) & Venture Partner Patrick Ennis (Madrona Venture):
Innovation and startups – why should research care?

12.15 – 12.20

Innovation: Spexel.ai

13.45 – 14.00

MP Juhana Vartiainen + Associate Professor, Founder Vincenzo Cerullo:
What could decision-makers do to promote science-based innovation?

14.00 – 14.05

Innovation: dLearn