Celtic-Plus Proposers Day

Thursday, May 7, 2015


An opportunity to discuss project ideas with potential partners and to learn about the funding possibilities!

Celtic-Plus Proposers Day is a platform for
organisations related to telecommunications
that are interested to participate in a Celtic-Plus project
and want to benefit from performing collaborative research
through the EUREKA Cluster Celtic-Plus.

The event is hosted by the University of Oulu, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering. Organizers of the event are Celtic-Plus, University of Oulu, Business Oulu and the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation Tekes.

The participation is free of charge for registered participants including breakfast, lunch and coffee service. On line registration is open: CLICK TO REGISTER

Link to Celtic Plus Event Page

Register as Participant with Project Pitch by 19 April, 2015
Register as Participant by 28 April, 2015

For more information:
Celtic-Plus Contact: Peter Stollenmayer  stollenmayer (at) celticplus.eu
Local Contact: Eija Pajunen eija.pajunen (at)  oulu.fi


Saaristonkatu 4, 90100 Oulu, Finland


Combine the Celtic Plus Proposers Day with the co-located Oulu Smart City Seminar, to be held on 4-6 May, 2015!
The event inspires, engages and fosters intelligent community development and smart market creation by providing a great variety of key notes and workshops.


Accommodation for Celtic Proposers Day participants:
98 € /SR/night or 113 €/DR/night
Reservations directly to the hotel with code OUL070515
Phone: +358 8 543 1000
Fax: +358 8 543 2211
E-mail: oulu@scandichotels.com





 Registration and Breakfast

9:00 -9:15

Welcome by Host City and University of Oulu


Keynote - Technology Vision 2020 :

  • Expand the human possibilities of the connected world, Seppo Yrjölä, Principal Innovator, Nokia Networks

9:40 – 10:00

Celtic-Plus Success Stories

  • SASER - Safe and Secure European Routing, Markus Sihvonen, MPY
  • HFCC_G_fast, Per Ödling, Lund University 
  • SIGMONA – Network Functions Virtualization and SDN for Mobile Networks, Jari Lehmusvuori, Nokia Networks   



Best Practises for Proposing and Performing Celtic-Plus Projects – Hands on Experience

  • Performing a Celtic-Plus project: Pekka Eloranta, Mobisoft, Coordinator of COMOSEF and WiSafeCar
  • Preparing a Celtic-Plus project proposal: Peter Herrmann, Celtic Office





Celtic-Plus Proposal Presentations – Potential Proposers Present their Ideas in 7 Minutes

  • Short information what the proposal is about (vision, motivation, research domains, impact, planned schedule)
  • Expertise of partners, proposers are looking for
  • Contact information


Meet the Proposers and National Funding Authorities

  • Networking of proposers and interested partners
  • Opportunities to talk to representatives of national funding authorities including the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation TEKES
  • Coffee served






This event is part of the 50th Anniversary of Electrical Engineering in Oulu.

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Last updated: 6.5.2015