FinCEAL Plus is preparing for the Singapore-Finland Research Seminar on Smart Innovations for Health and Education,18th October 2016, in Singapore

September 27, 2016

UniPID – Finnish University Partnership for International Development / FinCEAL Plus is organizing a high-level, bi-regional research seminar focusing on Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation in Health and Education, 18th October 2016, Singapore. The seminar will be aligned with Design Finland 100 (DF100) event held in Singapore.

UniPID – Finnish University Partnership for International Development / FinCEAL Plus is organizing a high-level, bi-regional research seminar focusing on Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation in Health and Education, 18thOctober 2016, Singapore. The seminar will be aligned with Design Finland 100 (DF100) event held in Singapore.

The half day seminar is supported by Team Finland, Ministry of Education and Culture, Embassy of Finland in Singapore, as well as other relevant entities from Singapore and Finland.

The half day seminar invites experts on Health Technologies and ICT in Education and related areas from industry (including business developers, innovators and investors) and academia (including young scientists and experienced researchers), as well as Government representatives and other stakeholders from Singapore and Finland to present and discuss about key health technologies and ICT in Education research aspects. The seminar aims to provide a platform for developing concrete joint innovation and research cooperation initiatives.

The keynote in the seminar is given by the Former Prime Minister of Finland, Mr. Esko Aho. The Finnish delegates include representatives of University of Oulu, University of Helsinki, University Consortium of Pori, University of Turku, Turku University of Applied Sciences and UniPID, and companies related to the topics of the day.

The objectives of the Seminar are to:

• Provide a space for different stakeholders to share their expertise and experiences related to key topics;
• Discover untapped opportunities for cooperation and establish new partnerships in Science, Technology and Innovation between the two regions;
• Identify and highlight current successful practices for mutual learning;
• Strengthen the participation of the private sector from both regions in STI partnerships; as well as
• Identify new business opportunities and incentivize long term win-win commercial relations and formation of concrete new projects

For more information on the event please see the Concept paper and the Programme.

DATE, VENUE AND REGISTRATION

The seminar will take place in Singapore, 18thof October 2016. The event will be held at Rendezvous Hotel Singapore on 9 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189559. The event is free of charge but requires registration at: http://tinyurl.com/singfin