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 ›
The innovation commercialisation project, Runway, was awarded as Finland's national winner in the 8th edition of the European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA). The awards were presented at the SME Assembly held in Naples from 1st to 3rd October 2014. Read more ›