Nanotechnology commercialisation challenges and opportunities arising from cross-border cooperation
The Finnish-Russian Innovation Alliance on Nanotechnology Partner...
Accessing new ways of innovation funding and technology transfer services
On Wednesday, 25th of May 2011 in Lappeenranta, Finland, in the framework of the second EU-Russia Innovation Forum, Spinverse announced that it is seeking partners for the Finnish-Russian Nanotechnology Innovation Alliance project.
Finnish-Russian Innovation Alliance on Nanotechnology announce new members
Five leading universities and research institutes already have joined Finnish-Russian Innovation Alliance on Nanotechnology, adding cutting edge competence to the Alliance on both sides of the Finnish-Russian border.
Spinverse announces the launch of Finnish-Russian Nanotechnology Innovation Alliance
15th March 2011, St. Petersburg: “Nanotechnology is a strong growth sector in both Finland and Russia. Finnish-Russian Nanotechnology Innovation Alliance will bring together leading innovators, global industry leaders and public and private funding agencies for success of both countries. The Alliance will bring more jobs and prosperity by speeding up commercialization of nanotechnology based innovations.”, says Spinverse CEO, Pekka Koponen.
Spinverse’s Managing Director, outlines the possibilities that Russia once again offers for Finnish companies. The long period of silence following the collapse of the Soviet Union – which also plunged the Finnish technology industry into a major crisis – is at an end. The column was originally published in Kauppalehti on 28th February 2011.
Matryoshka going nano?
The first EU-Russia Innovation Forum was held in Lappeenranta, Finland on May 25th -27th 2010. The event, whose attendees included the Prime Ministers of Russia and Finland, featured a keynote presentation on the role of commercialisation in innovation from Spinverse CEO Pekka Koponen.