In October, the City of Tampere becomes a platform for the first ever international Smart City Week organised here. The ultimate goal for the week is to enable cooperation between universities, companies, investors and ordinary citizens, and to generate new smart city solutions and business models that are scalable to other cities. Organisations involved in the planning of the week include Tampere Chamber of Commerce, COSS ry, Tribe Tampere ry, and Business Tampere.
Programme so far:
Smart City Week Exhibition, Mon-Fri 8-12 Oct
- Smart city projects on display at Galleria Nottbeck. Open Mon-Fri, free entry.
Stream Startup Event, Tues 9 Oct
- Experience the vibrant startup scene that exists in Tampere! Stream is a growth boosting, exciting and unique event with a VR/AR focus. Aimed at early-stage startups and investors. Location: Hiedanranta.
Mindtrek - International Technology Conference, Wed-Thurs 10-11 Oct
- The most inspiring horizontal tech event in Finland with 6 different tracks: Smart City, EdTech, eHealth, Immersive Tech, Open World and Academic Mindtrek. Location: Tampere Hall. Info & tickets at https://www.mindtrek.org/2018/home/ Super Early Bird prices valid until March 31st!
Investor & Business Forum Tampere, Fri 12 Oct
- A business forum with an investor focus. Why would an international company invest in Finland, and what competitive advantages does Tampere have compared to other cities? What can we do better to cater for new and existing companies in Tampere? Join this high-profile event to learn from international investors and business experts. Location: Tampere Hall.
More details on the programme will appear soon at smarttampere.fi/tscw. Remember to also follow #SmartTampere on social media!