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Updated 9.7.2024 | 11:07

Wasa Future Festival 2024

Mon 5.8.2024 | 10:30 - Sat 10.8.2024 | 16:00

Wasa Innovation Center
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University of Vaasa is taking part in Wasa Future Festival!

We are again a prominent part of the Wasa Future Festival week programme. The event, taking place 5th to 10th of August 2024, gathers the skilled and motivated doers from companies, universities, and decision makers to solve problems and create solutions in the fields of economy, technology, and culture.

University of Vaasa is participating in:

Tuesday 6.8.

9:00 – 9:30MindSquare Minna MartikainenThe Impactful University and the RDI ecosystem. University of Vaasa creating new ways of industrial and societal impact from academia
9:30 – 11:30MindSquarePhilipp Holtkamp, Patrik Österåker, Jussi Itävuori, Marko Koski, Pekka KoponenBuilding the Vasa Startup Ecosystem – How to strengthen the development of new high potential companies from Vaasa?
9:30 – 11:30Right WingShailja Talati, Liya Anthony, Ivonne Ramirez, Fouija NipaSpouse Program Panel 
13:00 – 15:00BarnMartin Meyer, Darren DalcherWorkshop on the impact of the pandemic on innovation culture. How did the innovation culture change? What kind of remedies, policies, and approaches could be implemented to strengthen the innovation culture of the region? Linking to the topics around culture 3.0 to develop concrete actions.
15:00 – 17:00BarnHanna HietikkoFuture of Media & Journalism

Wednesday 7.8.

13:00 – 14:20RightWing Heidi Kuusniemi, Reino Virrankoski, Johanna Haveri, Jari Ratilainen, Philipp HoltkampIntroduction to space-based and drone-based data opportunities for business. Space Business Learning Café: What kind of business models does Space enable? For you? Your company? The region? How do we leverage space to enable new products and services? Learning café style workshop to untangle the mystery of new space business and the usage of space data to strengthen existing businesses or create new business opportunities.
16:00 – 17:00MindSquareMinna MartikainenPiilaakso for Energy Transfer -- BY Collaborators and University of Vaasa What do we want to achieve? What do we need? WHO do we need (national and international collaborators) What are key steps by 2030 in order to make this happen?

See the full programme on the Wasa Future Festival website. The programme is still being updated. 

The event is free of cost and open for all.