We have a quest to educate, inspire and create opportunities around printed intelligence. PrintoCent Community hosts already the 6th PrintoCent InnoFest in June 6-7 at the Nallikari restaurant in Oulu, Finland.
EVENT REGISTRATION via this LINK
We welcome: Developers, designers, multidisciplinary innovators, startups, industry partners, brands, students, investors and media to learn more about printed intelligence and activities around PrintoCent.
To participate in the competition, you need to bring a novel idea and have a skilled team. To support the competitors, we’ll provide world class technical experts from VTT, Oulu based universities, other research institutions and companies to guide you and to embrace the most potential aspects of your ideation. Moreover, if your team needs any fresh ideators, we’ll be happy to assign some student powers from the University of Oulu and Oulu University of Applied Sciences to strengthen your team composition.
The key is to have an open mind with a desire to come up with the most extraordinary ideas and solutions. The event registration can be done via this link. From all the applications, the 25 teams will be selected on the basis of their idea: originality, feasibility & business potential.
Following the result proven InnoFest traditions, also this year’s event gives an opportunity for 25 teams to compete for the 1st prize (1111 euros, technical support, business development and marketing support) and it offers a setting for selected companies to showcase their solutions.
The honorable jury in 2019, will be announced shortly – stay tuned!
PrintoCent InnoFest is primarily looking to have new innovative solutions in the following areas:
Wellness & health (including sports, disposable diagnostics, wearables)
Construction and interior design (sensors, lighting solutions etc)
IOT – smart autonomous systems
Commercials gadgets, packaging and point of sales (POS)
Automotive and vehicles
PLUS there’s the “truly far from the conventional box” open idea stream, for something super neat that we could not even expect to wish for
|09:30||Welcoming speech by Ilkka Kaisto/VTT and the organizers.
Quick introduction round of all the Experts & Jury by Sari Päivärinta/SPP Concern.
Inspirational speech: From idea to business by Eero Kaikkonen/Minero.
Team work starts!
|11:30||Company and technology presentations part I|
|12:00||L U N C H|
|12:45||Keynote on “What excites investors”|
|14:14||Brainboost & company demos|
|16:16||Team presentations (3min/team)|
|18:18||End of day 1 team work|
|18:19||Sauna & Palju at the Nallikari Restaurant until 22:00|
|09:30||Rise and shine – 2nd day start by organisers|
|10:15||Teams upgrade presentations (1min/team)|
|11:00||Keynote on “Printed Mass Production”|
|11:30||Announcing TOP5 Finalists|
|12:30||Final presentations of TOP5 Finalists (3min/team)|
|12:50||Speech & conclusions by PrintoCent|
|13:30||Coffee & networking + the Jury and Experts are available for additional feedback|
Please note, we reserve the right to changes and the agenda will be updated accordingly.
The monetary awards (1111€ + VAT 24%) will be paid via billing service and the winners will be given detailed instructions on how to proceed. Ms. Soile Kemi, +358 40 354 8890, firstname.lastname@example.org will be the contact person with these matters
Including organic breakfast, gym, evening sauna ja wireless Internet.
PrintoCent provides bus transportation from the city centre to Nallikari and back as follows
Printocent | VTT, Kaitoväylä 1, 90571 Oulu, Finland