Programme

 

14.00-18.00

Pre-conference Meetings
(organised by delegates - rooms available but need to be pre-booked)

 Evening

Individual dinners (organised by delegates themselves)

Drink, Chat & Mingle at Folkbaren

 

09.00-10.00 Meet & Greet Coffee Morning, Registration
10.00-10.10

Nordic-Baltic Dynamics 2017 Is Ready to Kick Off!

10.10-10.30

A Warm Welcome from Sweden and Estonia

Johan Harvard - Deputy Director, Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation (Sweden)

Viljar Lubi - Deputy Secretary General, Economic Development, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (Estonia)

10.30-10.45 

Nordic Is the New Baltic

Jaak Raie - CEO, Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol

Magnus Lundin - CEO, Swedish Incubators & Science Parks (SISP)

10.45-12.15 

How Can STPs Drive Innovation for Corporates? 
Presentation – Workshop – Discussion

Daniel Ras-Vidal - Director, FIN and Senior Innovation Adviser, Abelia

Sasan Shaba - Business Developer, Commercialisation & Entrepreneurship Unit, Swedish Energy Agency

Stina Lantz - Project Manager, Ignite Sweden

Moderated by: Magnus Lundin - CEO, Swedish Incubators & Science Parks (SISP)

12.15-13.15 

Lunch

13.15-14.45

Converting Science into Business and Value. Methods and Formats Used
Presentation – Workshop – Discussion

Lauma Muižniece - Leading Expert at Investment and Development Agency of Latvia

Moderated by: Heinz Fiedler - President, SPICE Group

14.45-15.00

Break

15.00-16.30

Looking Ahead: Tips for STPs for Growing Financial Sustainability
Presentation – Workshop – Discussion

Edgaras Leichteris - CEO, Lithuanian Robotics Association, Expert at Lithuanian Innovation Centre

16.30-16.50

Coffee break 

16.50-17.20

Why Should Planet Earth Sit on Your Organisation’s Board?

Victor Galaz - Deputy Science Director, Stockholm Resilience Centre

17.20-17.50

Upmade: Wearable Waste and Upcycling

Reet Aus - Founding Partner, Upmade. #8 in Top 20 Responsible Leaders in Northern Europe

17.50-18.00

Wrap-up & See You Tomorrow!

19.00-00.00

Nordic-Baltic Dinner Reception & Party

 

 

09.00-10.00 Meet & Greet Coffee Morning, Registration (together with NBD conference delegates)
10.00-10.10

Nordic-Baltic Dynamics 2017 Is Ready to Kick Off!
(together with NBD conference delegates)

10.10-10.30

A Warm Welcome from Sweden and Estonia
(together with NBD conference delegates)

10.30-12.15 

1:1 meetings

12.15-13.15 

Lunch (together with NBD conference delegates)

13.15-15.05 

1:1 meetings

15.05-15.20

Coffee break

15.20-16.30

1:1 meetings

16.30-16.50

Break

16.50-17.20

Why Should Planet Earth Sit on Your Organisation's Board?
(together with NBD conference delegates)

Victor Galaz - Deputy Science Director, Stockholm Resilience Centre

17.20-17.50

Upmade: Wearable Waste and Upcycling
(together with NBD conference delegates)

Reet Aus - Founding Partner, Upmade. #8 in Top 20 Responsible Leaders in Northern Europe

17.50-18.00

Wrap-up & See You Tomorrow!

19.00-00.00

Nordic-Baltic Dinner Reception & Party

 

09.00-10.00 Meet & Greet Coffee Morning
10.00-10.15

The Morning Is Wiser than the Evening

10.15-11.30

Country Reports: Updates on and Outlook for STPs and Innovation
Sweden - Estonia - Latvia - Lithuania - Finland 

Kjell-Håkan Närfelt - Chief Strategy Officer, VINNOVA

Sigrid Rajalo - Head of Innovation Policy Unit at Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications for Estonia

Maris Elerts - Senior Expert, Entrepreneurship Competitiveness Department, Ministry of Economics (Latvia)

Gintas Kimtys - Deputy Director, Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology of Lithuania (MITA)

Niko Kyynäräinen - CEO, Turku Science Park

11.30-11.45

Break

11.45-13.15

The World without STPs: What Would Be Missing?
Presentation – Workshop – Discussion

Jan Annerstedt - Professor Emeritus, Copenhagen Business School

Moderated by: Seren Eilmann - COO, BuildIt Accelerator

13.15-13.30

Wrap-Up & See You Next Year!

13.30-14.30

Lunch