Wednesday, 19 November 2008

Dutch Media Industry Delegation Visits TAMK


A delegation with representatives of Dutch Media organisations and directors of graphics- and media schools pays this week a visit to Helsinki and Tampere. TAMK University of Applied Sciences hosts and coordinates the programme of the Tampere leg of the visit. The purpose of the study trip is to learn about innovation and higher education in Finland. It is organised by Media Update, a news and information service for decision makers of ICT and multimedia.

Yesterday the delegation visited TAMK Finlayson Campus, and was introduced to TAMK School of Art and Media and the proAcademy programme of entrepreneurship. The guests also heard a presentation about the activities of the printable electronics research team at Tampere University of Technology.

Today they visited the Nokia Innovation Centre in Hervanta. Presentations on the innovation centre, Nokia research projects, Demola innovation centre for students and companies and SomBiz social media business community were heard.
After lunch at TAMK main campus hosted by TAMK international office, the delegation visited the Hypermedia Laboratory at Tampere University.

Before departure to Netherlands tomorrow, the delegation will meet representatives of Zento Interactive digital media company.

Media Update

Read Jak Bouman's blog entry about the trip


Photo: The Duch delegation at the main entrance of TAMK

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