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1 Helsinki Business Hub September 2009, Eero Holstila

2 testi Strategic location

3 Helsinki Performs 2nd/ 118 European Competitiveness Index th/ 131 Global Competitiveness Index th/ 31 Urban Audit Perception rd/ 145 World Knowledge Competitiveness Index th/ 215 Mercer: Quality of Life th/ 33 European Cities Monitor 2007 Source: Merimaa & Ståhl, Helsingin i metropolialueen l kansainvälisen kilpailukyvyn k määrittely ja mittaaminen, Tietokeskus

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5 Helsinki Metropolitan Region 1 Helsinki 2 Espoo 3 Vantaa 4 Kauniainen

6 The Employed Labour Force and Regional Gross Domestic Product in the Helsinki Region in Emp ployed Labo our Force Moving annual avarage Employed Labour Force GDP GDP, meu uros Source: Statistics Finland City of Helsinki Urban Facts

7 Culminatum Innovation County and Cities 43 % Uusimaa Regional Council Helsinki, Vantaa, Espoo Universities, Polytechnics and Research Institutions 34 % Science Parks and Companies 17 % Technopolis Ventures Oy Helsinki Business and Science Park Ltd Oy Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce TeliaSonera Oyj 43 % 34 % Financial Institutions 6 % Sitra Finnvera Oyj Foundation for Finnish Innovations 6 % 17 %

8 Culminatum and the 9 Clusters within provide a hot spot and a tool for recognising g multidisciplinary potentials and development needs i.e., huge potential for the innovation system Clusters and Culminatum (Center of Expertice) Thematic microclusters Tourism cluster Cleantech cluster Living cluster Ubiquitous computing cluster Plattforms for open innovation Digital contents t cluster CULMINATUM Nano cluster HealthBio cluster Food development cluster Health and well-being Cluster Living Labs Networking and matching Lohja/Eeva Viinikka

9 The vision for Helsinki Region The Helsinki Metropolitan Area is a dynamic world-class centre for business and innovation. Its high-quality services, based on the comination of arts and science, creativity and adaptability, promote the prosperity of its citizens and bring benefits to all of Finland. Helsinki Metropolitan Area Advisory Board, 16 November 2004 Cities of Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa

10 Forum Virium 10

11 Priorities and action lines 25 November 2008 Forum Virium 11 11

12 Helsinki Region Competitiveness Strategy 1. World class education system incl. Campus structures around the Aalto Innovation university, development of better student housing, connecting campus areas 2. Quality living in attractive surroundings incl. New urban districts combining living, working and leasure 3. User-driven innovations and innovative public procurement incl. Development of thematic innovation environments (eg. Forum Virium Helsinki) 4. International ti activities iti incl. Global investment promotion and branding of Helsinki, soft-landing services for international business, co-operation with global networks and leading regions

13 RESEARCH Living Labs are real life development platforms for testing the services with R&D user communities in their own living environment BUSINESS Living Labs open and co-creative innovation involving the user communities in the development processes resulting in more acceptable solutions and better success rate

14 Forum Virium 14

15 Forum Virium Helsinki mission the Forum of the Forces We create customer need driven, internationally competitive digital services in the Helsinki metropolitan region in collaboration between companies, public bodies and citizens Forum Virium 15

16 SME partnership program Forum Virium 16

17 TRAFFIC LEARNING HEALTHCARE HELSINKI LIVING LAB INTERNATIONAL SME PARTNERS PUBLIC - PRIVATE OPEN INNOVATION RETAIL TRADE DIGITAL HOME SERVICES MULTI-CHANNEL SERVICES Forum Virium

18 Cornerstones of the Finnish Innovation Environment Consensus Co-operation, networking Universities enterprises and Government business interaction Integration of technology foresight, public research funding and industrial R&D funding Regional national international co-operationoperation Trust Incorruptibility Strategic partnerships; industrial, academic and public-private Delegation of power to decide, straight budget lines Independent d role of funding agencies

19 Eero Holstila Unioninkatu 28 A Helsinki, Finland Tel Fax

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