Tampere Slush Party gathered over 350 participants to hear about the massive development of the Tampere startup scene. Tampere’s strong startup ecosystem, developed in recent years, offers good support to jump into international stage.
The Tampere Automotive Cluster is up and running, bringing together expertise on various automotive-related technologies and boosting local cooperation. The Tampere city region, long known for ICT, intelligent machinery and manufacturing industries, is now geared up to make the automotive future.
After 10 weeks of hard work, the first class of Nordic Startup School has now graduated. 11 startups finished this program run by Startup Tampere. All the participants got to pitch their ideas in Nordic Startup School’s Demoday, and eventually one of the teams was selected to be the winner of the trip to the Capital Factory in Austin, Texas.
Smart Tampere programme is aiming to increase the involvement of companies and research institutes in smart city digitalisation, business ecosystem building and sustainable development. The smart city developers had a meeting in April to discuss the programme and its implementation.