Raising I&E Awareness - Doctoral School course

Doctoral students of EIT ICT Labs are welcome to the Raising I&E awareness course held at the University of Turku, Finland. 

Venue: University of Turku, School of Economics, Rehtorinpellonkatu 3, 20500 Turku Finland. More detailed information on the meeting room/ lecture room will be sent to the registered students.


Participants are expected to complete a pre-assignment before taking part in the two-day Raising I&E awareness course in Turku. As a pre-assignment write a short essay on the top five IT trends you consider the most important ones currently in general or in some specific application area. In addition to stating these trends include also some industry, market or other data to reason your opinion. Please prepare also a short (5 minutes) presentation on this and be prepared to present it in the Workshop on October 24th, 2013. 

24 October 2013


09:00-09:05  Welcome & Opening

09:05-10:45  Why entrepreneurship and innovation for scientists?

                        Prof.  Antti Paasio, University of Turku, Business and Innovation Development Unit 

10:45-11:45 Innovations in ICT

                        Prof. Pasi Malinen, University of Turku, Business and Innovation Development Unit

11:45-12:45   Workshop on Current trends in IT 

                        Presentations and discussion on the pre-assignments

                        Facilitated by Prof. Pasi Malinen

12:45-13:45  LUNCH BREAK

13:45-14:45 Workshop on Current trends in ICT continues 

                        Presentations and discussion on the pre-assignments, wrap-up

                        Facilitated by Prof. Pasi Malinen

14:45-16:30  Short course on innovation and creativity 


16:30-17:30 People skills in Business

                        Prof. Pasi Malinen


*************Social programme**************


25 October 2013

08:30-09:00  MORNING COFFEE

9:00-9:15       Introduction to group assignment 

                        Prof. Pasi Malinen

09:15-12:00  Facilitated Group work – teams working in groups  

                        Prof Pasi Malinen

12:00-13:00  LUNCH BREAK

13:00-14:30  Group work – presentations, discussion, assignment wrap-up

14:30-15:30  Business case I


15:30-16:30  Business case II

16:30-16:45  Closing and farewell



Sending university covers all of the accommodation and travel costs. For more information, please contact your supervisor or other named ICT Labs contact person.List of possible hotels can be found at:

PLEASE REGISTER HERE latest 20 October

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