Nordic Innovation Mobility Mission: Sea Meets Land in Turku

Large ship at the dock in Turku.

In 2019, Nor-Shipping and Nordic Innovation will arrange three regional cross-industry workshops together to spur new Nordic collaboration. The second workshop will be held in Turku, Finland with the theme Smart Mobility for Passenger Travel – Connecting the Baltics.

We need your expertise to:

  • Collect input on the theme for the Mobility Mission.
  • Develop ideas for future Nordic smart mobility projects
  • Mobilise potential project partners and collaborators

Are you an ocean industries actor interested in the topic of smart mobility and connectivity? Do you want to be part of shaping tomorrow’s ocean solutions today? Then we want to hear from you!

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Agenda

09.30

Registration, light meal and keynote presentation by Marko Puhtila, Director,Growth and Development Services,Turku Business Region: The Innovation Ecosystem in South-West Finland


10.00

Workshop kick-off

13.00

Lunch on the go (or eat in if you prefer)

Practicalities

Hotel: 

We reccomend to stay at the Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel, which is a 30-minute walk from the workshop venue. 

Why Sea Meets Land?

Nor-Shipping and Nordic Innovation have partnered to help facilitate the new Nordic Innovation Mobility Mission: Sea Meets Land. This is a funding instrument aimed at supporting innovation and collaboration between land-based and ocean industries. The Mobility Mission is part of Nordic Innovation’s NOK 60 million Nordic Smart Mobility and Connectivity program in 2018–2021. This important programme supports UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure) and 11 (sustainable cities and communities), and Nor-Shipping’s involvement reflect their commitment to the SDG and UN Global Compact, as well as resonating with their blue economy efforts.

Contact

Practical information about the workshops:

seameetsland@nor-shipping.com

Questions about Nor-Shipping:

silje@nor-shipping.com

Questions about Nordic Innovation:

N.Egeli@nordicinnovation.org

Contacts

Portrait Nina Egeli

Nina Egeli

Senior Innovation Adviser
Internationalization, innovation and business development support, in combination with a strong background in strategy and policy development are main pillars in Nina’s professional life. Through project design and management, she aims to fit market needs with relevant services and opportunities that allows new business partnerships and business projects to prosper.

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Mikael von Dorrien

Senior Innovation Adviser
Mikael has long experience working within the field of hightech startups. With a background from Swedish Almi Invest, he has in depth knowledge of the startup investor market. Since 2014 Mikael has worked at Nordic Innovation with entrepreneurship, Nordic Innovation Houses and now the Nordic Smart Mobility and Connectivity program.

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Ivar Josefsson

Innovation Adviser
Ivar combines his international experience with an environmental background to identify the most promising Nordic projects for achieving sustainable growth. His main strengths lie within the fields of international relations and environment, and he worked briefly in the international development sector prior to joining Nordic Innovation in 2018.

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