Venturing Research Challenge in the University of Oulu

Monday, January 30, 2017 to Friday, February 3, 2017

Research findings are one the best sources of new business. Venturing Research Challenge provides a pathway for commercializing research by bringing together researchers and entrepreneurial minds in a fast-track business bootcamp.
World-class research, tight collaboration between different fields combined with brave entrepreneurial minds is the foundation to new success stories, and Oulu has all the ingredients for it.
We are looking for fearless changemakers; Researchers, Entrepreneurs, Students and anyone who is willing to break the status quo at the University of Oulu.
We offer the coworking space, mentoring, networking, inspiration and a chance to showcase your talents and food to keep you nourished. We will also offer a coaching session for researchers that want to pitch their ideas, and great prizes for the winning team.
For best results we provide great mentors helping to facilitate idea development and use business models for innovating.
CHT & Business Kitchen’s Avanto Accelerator warmly invite you to University of Oulu’s Tellus Innovation Arena to ideate and create new business sensations from research on January 30th to February 3rd.
In a nutshell:
What: Venturing Research Challenge - an event to turn research into business
When: 30.01. - 03.02., check the more specific schedule on the webpage
Where: University of Oulu, Tellus Innovation Arena
Why: Slush tickets and great awards for the best team! Amazing change to get to know university’s research and make an impact to the economy by commercializing research into business.
To whom: STUDENTS, Researchers, entrepreneurs and all inventive people are welcome.
What it costs: Event is free of charge for everyone.
How to sign up:
What else: This program is part of Entrepreneurship minor. Continuing with this process you can get 5 ects.

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Last updated: 20.1.2017