– Developing new diagnostic methods for detection and treatment of various diseases are key objectives of the InFLAMES Research Flagship. Collaboration with companies is invaluable to achieve this goal. The next InFLAMES Corporate Corner discusses on how the University and companies are already facilitating the cooperation and what more is needed, both from us and the diagnostics companies, to make the process even smoother” says InFLAMES Project Manager Kaisa Hakkila.
Keyword: Business collaboration
Welcome to discuss the available Business Finland and EU funding and RDI project co-operation on 21 April at 13:00-16:00. The event is particularly suited to the companies and researchers interested in business co-operation.
The Uniting Companies and International University Talents (UNICOM) Project Has Launched – Focus on Supporting the Careers of International Talents
The UNICOM project aims to increase the current labour market’s appeal and openness to highly educated international talents already living in Southwest Finland. The ESF-funded project is coordinated by the University of Turku. The UNICOM project responds to the lack of talents in companies in three pre-selected fields (Health, Tech and Clean).
This year, the SHIFT Business Festival is organised in Hotel Kakola, Turku and virtually on the Liveto platform. The festival’s stage programme focuses on three main programme tracks: Circular Economy, AI & Digital Trust, and Food Tech.
Docent Juha Laine has been appointed as Professor of Practice in Pharmacoeconomics and Dr. Timo Veromaa Professor of Practice in Drug Development. The appointments strengthen the operations of the InFLAMES Flagship, joint effort of the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University, funded by the Academy of Finland. Both professors of practice have been offered part-time positions for the duration of the InFLAMES Flagship funding period.
The University of Turku and Bayer have signed a strategic partnership agreement with the objective to strengthen and develop co-operation in research and education in different fields.
The City of Turku, University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University, Turku University of Applied Sciences Ltd, Finnish University of Applied Sciences and Arts Ltd, Turun musiikinopetus Oy, and Turku Science Park Ltd have signed a collaboration agreement on launching the co-operation platform of Culture Campus Turku.
Entrepreneurs in Residence (EiR) is a programme that involves entrepreneurs in the activities of Turku School of Economics in variety of ways. The objective of the EiR programme is to increase the participation and presence of active entrepreneurs in the school. The unique programme started in autumn 2020 and no similar cooperation programme between entrepreneurs and a university exists in Finland.
In 2019, the University of Turku launched a new doctoral training in collaboration with partners from the drug industry. A major part of the training is carried out in an industrial environment. The training also includes postgraduate studies and academic secondments in the University’s research groups. The training educates experts specialised in industrial research and product development.
New Health Campus Turku research, development and testbed service TERTTU boosts the testbed activities in the healthcare sector in Southwest Finland and enables co-creation of new solutions with health care professionals.