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1 ERRIN ICT WG Photonics Meeting, 11 th June 2014, Brussels Regional case: East Finland Photonics innovation platform in Finland Juha Purmonen Photonics Finland

2 Finland East Finland - Joensuu Finland East-Finland Joensuu

3 Joensuu Science Park Ltd. Develops business life in and around Joensuu by offering high-quality facility services and business development services to support company growth. INNOVATIVE ENVIRONMENT Established in 1990 Turnover EUR 8.2 million Joensuu Science Park Ltd. employs 34 people More than 120 companies, a university and university of applied sciences Approximately 1,000 experts and 1,000 students More than 40,000 m2 of office space Offers an innovative and developing environment

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5 Joensuu Science Park's roles A facilitator that combines competencies A bridge builder between research and companies A regional innovation system developer

6 INKA Innovative Cities The aim of the programme is to create internationally attractive innovation clusters in Finland based on top-notch talent. Innovation clusters include companies aiming for growth that are capable of creating brand-new products and services for the international market. Jyväskylä Tampere Kuopio JOENSUU Bioeconomy Helsinki Turku OULU Future Health JYVÄSKYLÄ Cybersecurity Lappeenranta VAASA Sustainable Energy Solutions TAMPERE Smart City and Renewable Industry Pori Turku Oulu Seinäjoki Lahti Helsinki

7 Strategy choices in Joensuu region Selection criteria for the focus areas Sufficient competence that meets high international standards Current significance to the regional business sector Expectations concerning development and growth potential Special attention given to cooperation and interfaces between focus areas

8 Strategy choices in region Bioeconomy Strong, international brand in forestry: the Forest Capital of Europe An extensive, diverse regional competence cluster Key hub of forestry research organisations in Europe The only forestry education hub that covers all levels of education The world s leading business cluster in forestry equipment manufacture A diverse range of industries related to the forest industry and wood processing Photonics Education Research Applications Companies Clusters

9 Joensuu innovation ecosystem Forest bio-economy ICT Photonics

10 Joensuu photonics Education Master and doctoral degrees in Finland in modern optics years Oulu university 7% UEF/JOE 41% Aalto university 29% University of Helsinki 7% Turku university 5% Tampere technical university 11% Only place in Finland where is possible to get degree from photonics International master and doctoral schools for photonics COSI international school for spectral color research Institute of Photonics in Joensuu

11 Photonics in Joensuu Institute of Photonics From theory to commerlization About 200 people focused photonics 13 professors Seppo Honkanen Ari T. Friberg Jari Turunen Markku Hauta-Kasari Nasser Peyghambarian College of Optical Sciences Jyrki Saarinen, Photonics applications and commercialization Theory Application Commerlization

12 Photonics in Finland Each university and region in Finland is specialized in a particular area of technology Photonics Finland builds innovation network between different regions Photonics Finland creates innovation network between other European Photonics Clusters

13 Photonics In Finland Photonics activities are focused to three cities in Finland Tampere Lasers Joensuu Optics and spectral imaging Oulu - Sensors Oulu Tampere Helsinki Joensuu

14 Photonics Finland Cluster 1 st Cluster meeting 23 rd 2014 (background Finnish Optics Society, founded 1996) Photonics Finland is a technology cluster that drives the photonics industry in Finland. It connects Finnish photonics companies, research centres, and public authorities. Photonics Finland supports the development of the photonics field from basic research through to the deployment and market launch of products. Photonics Finland develops new business and research opportunities, and helps realize the full potential of the photonics industry in Finland in sectors like health care, energy efficiency, safety, manufacturing, and sustainability. Photonics Finland is an industry-driven, multidisciplinary technology cluster is an open innovation network offers new openings in photonics research and applications adds value to all partners creates new business improves industry visibility in Finland and abroad. 10 universities About 50 companies Potential around 150 companies

15 Strategy for strong innovation platform for photonics Collect all photonics players in Finland together Generate common uderstanding with potential customers Do cooperation with other clusters in Europe Open Russian potential for commerlization Use photonics market value to commucation

16 From ERRIN network Looking for new research project for Finnish organizations Share ideas, best practices and information with you Generate network for future cooperation For me personally I am doing my PhD study for Cultural differences in business, especially between Finland and Japan Innovation ecosystem development, especially for photonics Success factors to big company research centers from different business culture

17 Kiitos paljon! Juha Purmonen Executive director Photonics Finland Tel

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