International GISU-competition: awards to teams from Tampere
We are proud to announce that all the three teams representing Tampere were awarded in the Finals!
First prize and Outstanding mentor -award: Medified!
- Transforming mental health treatment.
Second prize and Outstanding mentor -award: ESC!
- Evolving Symbiotic Cities (ESC) specializes in systemic circular economy solutions for urban design throughout and beyond the lifecycle of the urban fabric.
Outstanding presentation -award: As One!
- Our goal is to connect locals with immigrants considering the values and needs that are important for both target groups.
Congratulation to all the three teams – you rocked!
The finalist were judged by an international judging panel:
- Professor Gio Fornell from Linkoping University
- Professor Alexandra Aragao from the University of Coimbra
- Professor Choi Juneyoung from Incheon National University
- Professor Fabrizio Dughiero from the University of Padova
- Dr. Taru Pilvi from Tampere University
- Professor Lei Zhao from Guangzhou Medical University
- Professor Wang Mansi from Guangzhou University
- Dr. Ricky Shi-wei Lee from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
- Professor Vivian Tam from Western Sydney University
More info about the competition
During the spring 2020 we searched for teams who have a new idea, technology, product, business/operation model or a startup that is aiming for sustainable urban development and/or solving social problems. The goal was to join Urban Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition organized by GISU (the Alliance of Guangzhou International Sister-City Universities, including Tampere University). The competitions’ purpose is to promote Sustainable Urban Development with Scientific and Technological Innovation.
In-School Preliminary Competition: 6.4.-30.6.2020
Qualifying up to 6 teams from Tampere
Online Semi-Final Competition: August 2020
Up to 12 teams continue to the Final
Ultimate Final Competition: 1.12. 2020
3 teams representing Tampere