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Launching Event - European Network of Living Labs: A Step Towards a European Innovation System

Venue: Dipoli (Espoo, Finland)

On 20 November 2006, Finland will be the venue of a seminar organised as part of the official programme of Finland’s EU Presidency. European Network of Living Labs: A Step Towards a European Innovation System seminar is a launching event for a new european Network of Living Labs.

The seminar is targeted to public sector leaders, research and corporate management and other experts in EU countries. The seminar will be organised in cooperation with the Finnish Government Information Society Programme, the Center for Knowledge and Innovation Research (CKIR) of the Helsinki School of Economics the European Commission and several enterprises.

Participation is by invitation only. The seminar will be held in English.

(updated 21.11.2006)


Presentations

I Session

II Session
III Session
IV Session
V Session
Closing words

The Helsinki Manifesto


The Helsinki Manifesto aiming to boost European competitiveness was published during the event. The Manifesto pursues to draw attention to concrete means to achieve the objectives set by the Lisbon Strategy. These key measures are based on the conclusions of the Networked Business and Government - Something Real for the Lisbon Strategy conference in October.

For more information:

Finnish Government's Information Society Programme:
Katrina Harjuhahto-Madetoja, Programme Director, tel. +358 9 160 22363
Susanna Hyvärinen, Programme Coordinator, tel. +358 9 160 23405
email: givenname.surname@vnk.fi

Center for Knowledge and Innovation Research (CKIR) at Helsinki School of Economics:
Dr. Seija Kulkki, Director, email: givenname.surname@hse.fi
Heli Penttinen, Project Manager, email: givenname.surname@hse.fi

Press release 8.2.2006 (Source of information: Government Communications Unit)
Press release 15.11.2006

Press release 20.11.2006

Press release 20.11.2006

Finland's EU Presidency 2006 

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