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.
Community is an important driver when it comes to growth. Not just personal growth, but also the growth of a business or an organization. The benefits that come with being part of a business community are various: Meeting talents, exchange of knowledge and information, building or growing your network, access to resources.
An alliance of public sector operators is in the making, with the main objective to support the startup ecosystem in the Tampere Region. Business Tampere estimates that the alliance is good news for both startups and the business environment in general.
There are several production companies in Tampere, Finland, that have shown strength in producing TV shows and movies for both domestic and international audiences. The huge business potential of this industry is underlined by the new Finnish IPR.VC private equity Fund II
Collaboration to Growth – agile experiments: Pirkanmaan Jätehuolto (Tampere Regional Solid Waste Management Ltd.) started its work culture redesign journey with the help of a Gofore workshop. Principal Consultant Riikka Jakovuori of Gofore and CEO Harri Kallio of Pirkanmaan Jätehuolto will share their views on the agile beginning of the process.
Collaboration to Growth: Two very different companies tested the Futurice Lean Service Creation methodology. Sales and Marketing Manager Tiina Pessi of Tampereen Aluetaksi and CEO Reima Viljanen of Kjelp will share their views along with Futurice’s Culture Advisory Lead Mirkka Länsisalo and Senior Service Designer Jaana Olsson.
Collaboration to Growth – agile experiments: 11 startups were provided access and guidance to EY Finance Navigator together with some financial advice. Middle Market Financial Services Manager Jussi Reijonen of EY and COO Kristiina Aatsinki of Applicado will share their observations.