Webinar on India Collaboration Initiatives - Talent Boost, Business Finland, India

You are warmly welcome to the FICORE Kick off 2023 with the info session from Talent Boost India.
Talent Boost India

The aim of the webinar is to provide an overview of the collaboration initiatives from the Talent Boost Programme from Business Finland India. The session is useful to understand the potential of the Talent Boost initiatives towards Academic and Industry collaboration with India and for Talent Attraction, Alumni and Start-up relevant activities from the Finnish Academia.  The session is held online through Zoom.

If you are not already a member of the FICORE mailing list, please register through the link before 18.1.23. We will send you the calendar invitation following your registration.

Programme (Time in EET)

Friday 20 January 2023

9.00: Welcome,  Eija Zitting, Head of Learning Services, Aalto University

9.05: FICORE  Updates, Kit Srinivasan, Coordinator FICORE

9.15: High-level visits and Policy-level initiatives with India, Mika Tirronen, Counselor, Science Policy and                   Education, Embassy of Finland, New Delhi

9.25: Business Finland Funding Tools for Collaboration with India, Janne Kari, Head of Industry, ICT &                           Digitalization, Invest in Finland, Business Finland 

9.40: Talent Boost Activities in India, Gitta Hägg Lundvall, Head of Talent Boost India, Business Finland

10.00: India Finland Start-Up Hub IFSH, Hanna Riski, Senior Advisor, Start Up Attraction, Work in Finland                       Unit, Business Finland

10.10: Attracting Indian companies to invest in Finland, Puneet Thakur, Head of Invest In and Innovation                        Collaboration, Business Finland, New Delhi

10.20: Current regulatory landscape in Indian higher education, Tarun Gupta, Co-Founder and CEO, T&A                       Consulting, India

10.35: India Talent Attraction Activities, Melissa Arni-Hardén, Senior planning officer, Economic and                                 Employment Unit, City of Espoo

10.45: Q&A and open discussions, Moderated by Kit Srinivasan

11.30: End of Programme

FICORE (Finnish Indian Consortia for Research and Education) is a network of higher education institutions from Finland and India collaborating in diverse fields of science and technology. The main aim of FICORE is to provide a foundation for stakeholders in higher education, industries, policy, and research from Finland and India to engage in meaningful and impactful joint initiatives that benefit the society at large. FICORE is one of the eight ‘Global Networks’ initiated and supported by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture. The Global Networks support the Finnish higher education institutions to enhance the global dimension in their strategies and promote excellence in key research areas together with international partners. 

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