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New Factory Open is a one-day event about what’s going on in the core of innovation and startup scene in Tampere – and what’s next! It is an annual main event of New Factory, an innovation and business hub connecting business and people providing the space, tools and facilitation for collaboration. This year the event was held for the sixth time at the New Factory premises on May 26th.

New Factory Open 2016
Thinking outside the box.
New Factory Open - partners 2016
Jukka Matikainen, director of New Factory, introduced the partners making New Factory Open happen.
Demola Best Project Pitching going on at the New Factory Open
Demola Best Project Pitching: “Smart Glove Controller” by Konecranes
New Factory Open 2016 - keynote
Risto Tornivaara, CEO of Danske Bank, giving a keynote speech to a full house: “Banking – sunset industry?”
New Factory Open, panel discussion, Tampere
Panel discussion. Established companies that are looking for growth can learn a lot from startups – and vice versa.
Demola Best Project Award
Demola Spring 2016 Best Project Award ceremony
Demola Best Project Award winner
And the winner is… Smart Glove Controller!
New Factory Open showroom, Demola Tampere stand
New Factory Open showroom showcases the most innovative New Factory start-ups and teams with their products, services and demos.
New Factory Open, Pianorobot
Pianorobot is a new way of learning to play the piano.
New Factory Open, NOVi
NOVi – The smart study buddy
New Factory Open, Smart Glove Controller, Konecranes
Demola team developed a prototype with Konecranes that allows crane users to use smart glove as a crane controller.
New Factory Open, Gobikes, Tampere
Gobikes offers electric bike kits to convert bicycles into e-bikes.

Photos by: Sari Mäkelä, Tampere Region Economic Development Agency Tredea

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