Time: 19.7.2019 –


The event (all in Finnish) was streamed (duration 1h): https://www.mtv.fi/sarja/suomiareena-33001006007/yliopisto-osaamisen-ja-innovaatioiden-hautomona-1114355


Council of Finnish Academies (CoFA) organizes a discussion event University as a centre for Competence and Innovation as a part of the SuomiAreena debate forum in the city of Pori. The event takes place on Friday, 19 July at 11:30-12:30, and it is held in Finnish.

The invited experts for the discussion are:

  • Outi Alanko-Kahiluoto, Member of Parliament, Researcher, Vihreät – de Gröna, The Society of Scientists and Parliament Members TUTKAS
  • Pirita Frigren, Vice President of the Young Academy Finland, Post-doctoral Researcher, University of Jyväskylä
  • Jari Hämäläinen, Professor, Vice President, LUT University
  • Roope Uusitalo, Professor, University of Helsinki, VATT Institute for Economic Research

The discussion is hosted by television journalist Ivan Puopolo.

SuomiAreena is a yearly organized public debate forum in Pori, located in the west coast of Finland. It is organized by a production company Mediahub Helsinki and the City of Pori. Check out the SuomiAreena website.