Last weekend, 21–22 March 2015, saw the first Kuopio Game Expo, which brought together video game professionals and whizzes at Kuopio Music Centre. The event was organised by Kuopio Music Centre in collaboration with Kitsune Games Ky and attracted about 890 participants. Read more ›
For the second time, Kuopio took part in the world's biggest gaming event, the Global Game Jam. The Kuopio event was about boosting health with the aim of finding new applications for health technology. The Kuopio event was backed by Games for Health Finland/Kuopio Innovation Ltd and Klassikka High School in Kuopio.
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A case study of the application of the Runway commercialisation and productisation model was presented at the ICMC 2014 conference in India. This year's presentation described the application of the CCI model in a pilot project, in a mobile healthcare unit originally developed at the Savonia University of Applied Sciences, and in the development of a business model for it. Read more ›
The 2014 International Healthy Cities Conference was held in Athens on 22nd – 25th October. This year, there were a record number of oral and poster presentations from Kuopio on good practices being used in the city in the field of health and well-being. Read more ›
The Vice District Mayor of Shanghai Pudong of China, Xie Yumin visited Kuopio in the end of October 2014. Mrs Xie and her delegation made visits to the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital and also met representatives of the city of Kuopio. Read more ›