The Finnish Agency for Technology and Innovation Foundation (Tekes) and Sitra are helping make this unique event possible through their generous support.
Tekes is the main government financing and expert organisation for research and technological development in Finland. Tekes finances industrial R&D projects as well as projects in universities and research institutes. Among the 26 funding programmes, Tekes is running a programme for Innovative Business Competence and Management (Liito) between 2006-2010. The Liito programme provides funding for the development of innovative operating models and builds networks between enterprises striving to develop new businesses. Tekes finances industrial R&D projects as well as projects in universities and research institutes. Tekes especially promotes innovative, risk-intensive projects.
Tekes is headquarted in Helsinki, Finland. For more information please visit their website.
Finland’s competitiveness and the well-being of its people depend on deep, broad-ranging changes. Sitra engages in foresight activities and advances these changes in cooperation with other actors. Through programmes and strategic processes, Sitra grasps the challenges that are most crucial for Finland. Sitra is an independent public foundation with a mission to build a successful Finland for tomorrow.
For more information please visit their website.