Tag: Development

Stronger innovation activities and networks in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area opens in new window, links to another website


The joint innovation package of the cities of Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa (HEVi) will strengthen innovation activities and networks in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area. HEVI is based on an innovation ecosystem agreement made with the state, within which the cities will create a large project package

City strategy: The Vantaa of Innovations

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City strategy, The Vantaa of Innovations, is the key to everything that is being done and developed in our city.

How Vantaa became my home


Vantaa is a rapidly developing part of the Capital Region, home for more than 237.200 residents. With more than 120 languages being spoken in the all the 7 areas of the city, no wonder Vantaa is considered an attractive and multicultural place by many internationals. With excellent transport

Get to know our International Talent – ph.d Anna Lenkewitz-Salminen


Today I had the pleasure of spending a couple of hours with one of the most beloved figures in the NGO world, Anna Lenkewitz-Salminen. Even though she could never imagine herself living anywhere else but Germany, she fell for Finland. ‘Pretty much after I came here for the first time (2011) to work

Skill mapping focusing on your transferable skills with expert career coach Emilia Deseille


Any experienced career coach will ask you to write down all the things that you enjoy doing, you feel you’re good at, others compliment you for or come to you for help. What are your super-powers? It doesn’t matter whether you consider it marketable or not, if your colleagues value your presentation

Get to know our International Talent Ekaterina Podnebesnikova


If you are active on LinkedIn, you might have read by now some of her articles from the ‘Inspired by Experts’ series. Today’s story features Ekaterina Podnebesnikova, a very determined young lady, originally from Saint-Petersburg, who came to Finland 3 years ago.

Connect & experience; How a startup nation is systematically organized and maintained


I had the honor to take part in a five-day learning program to Israel as part of a delegation of European ecosystem leaders. This program is part of the European Innovation and Technology Institution – and is organized by EIT Hub Israel, portfolio program: #connectandexperience.

Get to know our International Talent – Barbora Kachlíková


Get to know our International Talent -campaign is part of Kasvua Vantaalle kansainvälisistä osaajista – Talent Vantaa –project that implements the targets of national Talent Boost Program and receives funding from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment. Project is implemented in cooperation

Get to know our international talent – Joppe Quaedvlieg


If you are a foreigner in Helsinki looking for work, most likely you have already attended one of his workshops. Just like the interactive sessions he delivers, his employment path here in Finland stands as an example of ‘How to network yourself into a job’. I’m sure you have guessed by now, this

StartupCities Málaga Summit 24th of November


9 StartupCities from 8 countries across Europe will showcase their startup ecosystem with the aim of exchanging experiences and generating new business opportunities.