Workshop 1 – Jan/Feb 2020 – Finland

In our first workshop in Helsinki student groups from Spain, Holland and Finland started to plan their business ideas with the help of teacher coaches and company coaches.

WOW! What a inspiring week!


Saturday Jan 25th

Arrival to Finland!

Sunday Jan 26th

In Design Museum, Helsinki

10.00-10.15 Breakfast

10.15-12.15 Let’s get started! Who we are and what are we doing?

12.15-13.00 LUNCH

13.00-16.00 City orienteering

16.00-18.00 Finnish sauna experience, Allas Sea Pool Helsinki

18.30 Dinner/Snack

Monday Jan 27th  

In Mercuria, Vantaa and in the Companies

9.30-10.30 What is a BMC?

10.30-11.30 Let’s build startups – dividing into startup groups!


12.00-17.00 Company visits (Heavenlinen, Maiham, Vimma, Aarniwood)


Tuesday Jan 28th  

In Mercuria, Vantaa

9.30-10.15 eKampus info and logging in

10.30-12.00 Sustainability in reality, Hammi Mettinen

12.00-13.00 LUNCH

13.00-13.30 Skills competitions, Teija Ripattila

13.30-16.30 BMC working & Green washing BMCs How to get started with your start up?

Wednesday Jan 29th  

In Mercuria, Vantaa

9.00-9.30 Presentation about Christmas markets in Berlin

9.30-12.00 Design workshop

12.00-13.00 LUNCH

13.00-17.00 Design workshop

17.00-19.00 Winter BBQ

Thursday Jan 30th  

In Suomenlinna Fortress

8.50 Meeting at the Market Square of Helsinki (ferry trip about 15-20 min)

9.30-17.00 Design workshop (includes lunch and coffee breaks)

Friday Jan 31st

In Mercuria, Vantaa

9.00-10.00 Finishing the presentations

10.00-12.00 Startups present their ideas

12.00-13.00 LUNCH

13.00-15.30 Planning the future tasks and setting deadlines

15.30-16.00 Dutch team presents the Workshop 2 in Groningen

Evening program for students

Saturday Feb 1st
Going back home!