European Researchers’ Night is an open science event that makes science and the work of scientists familiar to audiences all over Europe. Over the course of the day and throughout the night, children, adolescents, adults, and older people can get to know more about science through workshops, meetings with researchers, lectures and laboratory visits. The next European Researchers’ Night will be held in around 300 cities simultaneously across Europe on September 30th, 2016.
This year it is possible to participate in the event in Helsinki, Joensuu, Jyväskylä, Kajaani, Kuopio, Lahti, Oulu, Rovaniemi, Savonlinna, Sodankylä, Tampere, Turku and Vantaa. In addition to VTT, European Researchers’ Night in Finland is organised by 12 different universities, the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies, the Heureka Science Centre and the European Forest Institute.
VTTers will present their research in Helsinki area,
Tampere. Events in Helsinki metropolitan area are mainly held in the Heureka Science Centre. The program is planned for school groups, families and adults.
Below is a list of events where VTT is represented organised by city. Please note that the schedule may change.
Kuninkaalantie 7, Vantaa -
See the full programme here.
|10:00–11:30||Make your own encryption disc, Kimmo Halunen and Anni Karinsalo|
|10:00–12:00||Paper for diagnostics, cosmetics and well-being, Maria Smolander and Anu Vaari|
|10:00–13:30||Video on the future industrial work, Maaria Nuutinen|
|10:00–18:00||Human-robotics interface: Meet the cute Pepper robot, Marketta Niemelä|
|10:00–23:30||Ark of life, Matti Tähtinen|
|10:00–23:30 ||Home decoration cellulose, Ali Harlin|
|10:00–23:30||Internet of Things applications, Kaisa Vehmas, Olli Kuusisto and Anu Seisto|
|10:00–23:30||Smart mobility services|
|10:00–23:30||0-energy districts, Miimu Airaksinen|
|12:00–13:30||Hands-on learning about encryption, Kimmo Halunen and Anni Karinsalo|
|12:00–14:00||Flexible lighting, Maria Smolander and Anu Vaari|
|14:00–15:00||Meet a scientist Frederico Magalhães: Biotechnology, VTT Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellows|
|19:00–21:00||Paper for diagnostics, cosmetics and well-being, Maria Smolander and Anu Vaari|
|19:00–23:30||Video on the future industrial work, Maaria Nuutinen|
|19:00–23:30 ||Identification through typing patterns and “Try hacking a web service!” demo, Kimmo Halunen and Anni Karinsalo|
|19:00–23:30||New services in circular economy, Maria Antikainen, Henna Sundqvist-Andberg, Outi Kettunen and Anna Aminoff|
|21:00–23:00||Flexible lighting, Maria Smolander and Anu Vaari|
University of Jyväskylä, Agora main lobby, Mattilanniemi 2 - See the full programme here.
New products from wood fibres
Explore the properties of bio-based raw materials and fuels,
Competition on properties of indigenous fuels and different examples of such fuels,
SMACC at Tampere University of Technology, Korkeakoulunkatu 7 - See the full programme here.
|14.00-18.00||Presentation of VTT's and TTY's joint Smart Machines and Manufacturing Competence Centre, Päivi Mikkonen|
University of Oulun, north end of Linnanmaa campus, Julinia and Snellmania, Sali KTK112
- See the full programme here.
|18.00||Online platforms, Kaisa Still|
Printed and hybrid electronics, Tapio Ritvonen, Mari Ylikunnari