Kuopio Innovation

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European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2016: Shortlisted projects announced

The European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA) are an initiative by the EU Commission to promote entrepreneurship and small business at the national, regional and local level. This year, over 343 National EEPA entries were received from 31 participating countries and a total of 18 projects have been shortlisted for judging by the awards jury. Read more ›



Vive, no, I mean Viva Games for Health Finland!

My return to work after a year on maternity leave couldn't have begun more pleasantly. Straight away, I was able to enjoy the inspiring world of a Health Game Jam. Especially as four HTC Vive VR systems had appeared. The virtual worlds almost carried this girl away, so, in order not to lose touch with reality, Read more »


Innovative business ideas – what we need today

We celebrated a digital weekend in Kuopio from 29–31 January 2016 at the Kuopio classical high school, developing games at the Global Game Jam, innovating virtuality within education at the FinEduVR workshop as well as creating new business ideas at the Young Entrepreneurship (NY) 24-hour camp... Read more »


Health technology from Savo on show at Medica

This month, the Medica trade fair in Düsseldorf was a meeting point for the international health business. There were nearly 5,000 exhibitors from 70 countries. Medica showcased solutions from many different medical fields including health technology... Read more »

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