Programme

Think Corner is open for the guests starting at 16:30. We serve food and drinks from 17 to 20. 

17:00–17:45
Meet and greet: Eight spin-out companies and innovations emerging from the world-class research done at the University of Helsinki. For example Valo Therapeutics, a company currently developing a cancer vaccine. Find out more about the companies here (scroll down).

17:45
Welcoming words by rector of the University of Helsinki, Prof. Jari Niemelä

18:00
Keynote speech by Ms. Rebeca Hwang, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Kalei Ventures: From Ideas to Impact: the role of venture capital and global collaborative networks in turning ground breaking research into novel applications

18:45
Panel discussion: How science can offer investors and political decision-makers opportunities for both profits and impact? The panel is hosted by Ms. Annika Damström.

19:30
Reception with snacks and drinks