Tampere Triple Helix Workshop: Soft Sciences Boosting SMEs’ business

Tampere Triple Helix Workshop: Soft Sciences Boosting SMEs’ business will be held on 2.10.2019 at 9:00-12:00, Tampere University at Linna K103, Kalevantie 5.

DIMECC promotes and executes cooperation between Industry, Academia and Public Sector. The dedicated workshop for SMEs to boost multidisciplinary cooperation is organized by Tampere University.

The one-day workshop is aimed to share innovative thoughts and hands-on experience on how social sciences and humanities in university could support business development of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The workshop is a pre-event of the 2020 Triple Helix Conference, held in 15.-17. of June in Tampere, and will engage actors from university, industry and government sectors. One of the two founders of the concept of Triple Helix Model of innovation, Professor Henry Etzkowitz, will be the keynote speaker in the event. In addition panellists from regional government, universities and SMEs are invited to share their views.

The preliminary programme

  • 9:00-9:20 Opening words by Juha Teperi, Vice President of Tampere University
  • 9:20-10:20 Keynote speech by Henry Etzkowitz
  • 10:20-10:40 Coffee break
  • 10:40-11:50 Panel discussion on the role of soft sciences in boosting SMEs’ business

Registration is binding and open until 1.10.2019. More info of the workshop: and link to registration.