Europe is a global leader in foresight, science, technology and innovation

  • November 28, 2018
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Expert Panel on FUTURE PAST: QUO VADIS INNOVATION – POLICY? (European Parliament, 28 November 2018)From left: Frans van der Zee (TNO and JIIP), Rafael Popper (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland), Robbert Fisher (JIIP), Nicholas Vonortas (George Washington University), Wolfgang Polt (Joaneum Research), Jos Leijten (JIIP), Dirk Pilat (OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation) […]

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VTTers Co-create Action Roadmaps for Industrial Renewal

  • November 23, 2018
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VTT Industrial Renewal Lighthouse in-a-nutshell VTT supports the co-creation of Action Roadmaps for Industrial Renewal On November 23rd VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland organised an expert workshop to go beyond VTT Lighthouse opportunity pathways and reach a deeper understanding on strategic research pathways and future opportunities for VTT’s Industrial Renewal research and innovation agenda. […]

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Highlights from Skills for the Future: Managing Transition (Turin, Italy)

  • November 22, 2018
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More than 350 people from 50 countries in Europe and beyond – entrepreneurs, training providers, policy makers, innovators – gathered in Turin, Italy to discuss the skills needed to prepare people for the job market in a rapidly changing world, with a new perspective: the one of transition and developing countries. Read ETF Press Release […]

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UCC-VTT News Bulletin 1: Inspiring futures beyond the obvious – Towards a circular economy and bioeconomy

  • November 22, 2018
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Click to download bulletin This News Bulletin reports on ongoing research and innovation (R&I) cooperation initiatives between the Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia (UCC) and the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, with the support of the Embassy of Colombia in Helsinki. Inspiring futures beyond the obvious on: The need for science and innovation diplomacy Scientific […]

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Punchy drinks combines low-ABV and alcohol free options for all

  • November 8, 2018
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A rum punch for every occasion – PUNCHY drinks brings drinkers, teetotallers and moderators together Foresight Factory invited the founders of PUNCHY Drinks to The Creative Exchange to discuss all things low- to no-ABV. PUNCHY introduced its innovative rum punch drinks that disrupt the divide between alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. What is PUNCHY Drinks? Founded […]

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Pan de Bono Diplomacy (PBD) powers up scientific collaboration between Colombia and Finland

  • November 2, 2018
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Longlasting strategic partnerships are built on trust and a common agenda. With this in mind VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and UCC Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia have been co-creating scientific research and innovation collaboration opportunities between Colombia and Finland. On October 12th and November 2nd VTT successfully piloted a new and rather promising Pan […]

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