OpenINNO Conference 2013


03 October 2013 in the frame of VI St. Petersburg Innovation Forum took place the Conference "Open Innovations in Cooperation of St. Petersburg and South-Eastern Finland".

Working languages: Russian, English (simultaneous translation provided)

03 October 2013, pavilion 7.3 LenExpo


Registration, welcome coffee

10:00 -10:10

Toni SandellConsul of Finland in Saint-Petersburg

Welcome address

Denis Chamara, Deputy Chairman of ICT Committee

Welcome address

Dmitry Raychuk,SPbSPU Vice-rector on research

Welcome address

10:10 -10:15

Yury Nurulin,Association of Centers for Engineering and Automation

 OpenINNO Project: main tasks for development of cross-border innovation business

10:15- 10:30

Juha Väätänen,Lappeenranta University of Technology

Perspective of Finnish-Russian technology cooperation

10:30- 10:45

Ville Kairamo, Demola Network

Introduction to Demola - an award-winning co-creation platform for students, business and universities.


Julia Alexeeva, Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnical University

Innovation infrastructure of SPbSPU: state-of-the-art and perspectives


Ilkka Kakko, Karostech Ltd.

Serendipity Management - how to improve the innovation activities


Maria Smirnova, Saint-Petersburg State University, Highe School of Management

Cooperate or not to cooperate on R&D with external partners? How Russian firms can benefit from this cooperation.


Olga Klementieva, SPb Interregional Resource Center

IRC activities and results in frame of OpenINNO project


Irina Fiegenbaum, Lappeenranta University of Technology

Cooperation of universities and industry: successful Finnish experience


Polina Kachurina,Speech Technology Center

Cooperation of universities and business: experience of the Speech Technology Center and the company Vitim Oy

More than 60 participants from Russia and Finland as well as guests from other EU countries participated  in the conference