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Seminar "Innovative Entrepreneurship, taking care of business"

1.1.2013 0:00 - 1.1.2013 0:00  

VTT Innovation Studies organizes a seminar on the 6th of May 2013. This event will emphasize the topic ‘policy & Practice in the innovation-entrepreneurship nexus‘, and present the results of the project on Finnish Innovative Entrepreneurship. This event will bring together researchers, policy-makers and practitioners from the entrepreneurship community.

Special guest, Martin Kenney (Center for Science and Innovation Studies, UC Davis and Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy, UC Berkeley) will give a keynote talk at the seminar. In addition, a number of leading national speakers will address the seminar under the themes of policy, practice and research. Besides a presentation from VTT, there will be talks given by Petri Rouvinen, (ETLA), Pekka Stenholm (Turku School of Economics), as well as TEKES representatives.

Aims of the seminar
The seminar will emphasize the topic ‘Policy & Practice in the innovation-entrepreneurship nexus’, and present the results of the project on Finnish Innovative Entrepreneurship. This event will facilitate discussion by bringing together researchers, policy-makers and practitioners from the entrepreneurship community.

Program
09:00 – 09:15 Arrival with coffee & snacks
09:15 – 09:30 Opening and overview of the project on Finnish Innovative Entrepreneurship (VTT)
09:30 – 09:45 Petri Rouvinen (ETLA) Innovative Activity and Startup Survival
09:45 – 10:15 Finnish Entrepreneurs’ Aspirations in Innovation-Driven Economies Pekka Stenholm (Turku School of Economics) 
10:15 – 11:15 Martin Kenney (UC Davis)
11:15 – 11:40 Antti Ylimutka, Startup Sauna
11:40 – 12:10 Pertti Valtonen, TEM : ”Government’s financing for innovative entrepreneurs – policy mix and changes over time”

Lunch will be provided around 12:15 to allow continued discussions and networking at the end of the program

Registration
To participate, please register yourself at the latest May 2, 2013 on: https://www.lyyti.fi/ilmoittaudu/VTT060513_1181

Organizers
The seminar is organized by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, and sponsored by TEKES.

Address
Aalto Startup Sauna, Betonimiehenkuja 3, Espoo (entrance in the inner yard) (On the map)

Presentation slides
Finnentre
Kenney
Rouvinen
Valtonen

 

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