Call for ideas is open on 13.10.–27.10.2017
In the Spinning Pilots project, we are looking for ideas and solutions that are trying to solve one or several of the following challenges:
- how might we increase physical activity in everyday life
- how might we enable people to take their health and well-being in their own hands and to manage them
- how might we support active independent living of the elderly
The chosen ideas or solutions will be co-created and tested in the international markets. The proposals have to match with the identified needs of the target market. In addition, there have to be a way to test them without integration to the special health care or to the health care systems of professionals.
Three proposals will be selected based on their suitability for piloting in the project. A testing partner will be chosen for each pilot from the international target market. The implementation of the pilot will be planned together with the project, company and the testing partner (Living Lab). The testing partner is responsible of the implementation of the pilot.
Call for ideas is open on 13.10.–27.10.2017. Three pilots will be selected. The implementation of the international pilots will be purchased with project funding from the EU region or elsewhere as a professional service. The monetary support for one pilot is maximum 8.000 euros. The support will be granted as de minimis aid. Piloting takes place either in the end of 2017 or during the spring 2018.
Health Tech companies, startups, communities, research teams and other small actors in Uusimaa region can participate in the call.
The pilots will be chosen based on the following criteria: strategic fit, suitability of an idea for the challenge/s, innovativeness, resources for implementation, and viability of testing in the project framework. The selection will be done during November 2017.
In the Spinning Pilots project the students and health tech companies are linked together to co-create and test ideas, concepts and prototypes in living labs, real-life environments. The project supports the implementation of the strategy for Smart specialization for Uusimaa region, priority Human Health Tech. Laurea University of Applied Sciences implements the project together with Helsinki Think Company, HealthSPA ry and Metropolia University of Applied Sciences. European Network of Living Labs and Forum Virium Helsinki support the project. Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council is funding the project.
Muuta maailmaa kanssamme
Tule mukaan muutosta vauhdittavaan varainhankintakampanjaamme. Lahjoita euro, joka tukee yhteistä tulevaisuuttamme. Kiitos lahjoituksesta!
Metropolia closes Leppävaara campus from 4.3.2019 onwards - Until then teaching will be reorganised with special arrangements
During 25.2.-3.3.2019, there will not be any contact teaching, but ...
City of Espoo announced about the poor condition of Leppävaara Campus – Relocation planning has started
Metropolia has be...
Thank you to all applicants for our international degree programmes
Metropolia has in its offering six Bachelor’s degree program...
LOGY Association awards Metropolia alumnus with scholarship
Otto Hokkanen - A Bold Entrepreneur and Grateful BBA student
Make the choice of your life - choose Metropolia UAS!
The joint application for the English-taught Bachelor’s and Master's Degrees is from 9 to 23 January 2018. The studies beg...
New publication: Metropolia Master´s – Discussions on the development of work life
Record number of students graduate in 2018
Lobbying and Decision Making in the EU - Metropolia Business School on a Study Trip in Brussels
The first part of the trip focused on the decision-making processes ...
Urban Research as a European Mission – U!REKA Consortium held its 3rd Conference
The consortium is formed by six European universities, and its purpose is to use its shared focus ...
The Finnish higher education attracts the global education consultants
“This cooperation lasts long time” - The first staff exchanges between Metropolia and University of Colombo started
Substantial Erasmus+ funding for collaboration with partner institutions outside Europe
3UAS and EduExcellence featured in learning festival Dare to Learn
Dare to Learn gathered a vast and international group of experts to disc...
ICT Summer School is fun and not just for ICT-students
SWAIP - Develop curricula for a study programme which will train artists and health workers
The two-year Strategic Partnership Social inclusion and Well-being through the Arts and Interdisciplinary Practices (SWAIP) has received €204.855 from the Erasmus+ programme, to develop curricula for a study programme, which will train artists and health workers with an arts background to work wit...
The Ministry of Health of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Metropolia UAS
The content of the memorandum contributes t...
Metropolia's 10th anniversary
Student selection now published — Metropolia welcomes 3300 new students
Metropolia had a total of around 24 000 applicants this spring. Over 3500 applications were submitted to Metropolia in the joint application for the degree pr...
Students are interested in circular economy
The first Sri Lankan students with a made-to-order Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy graduated
U!REKA Research Co-operation and Structure Strengthened
The Steering Committee of the U!REKA consortiu...
Academic year culminates into graduation ceremonies
Most of the graduates of the past academic year are from the fields of Health Care and Social Services and ...
First self-driving bus in Helsinki to Scheduled Service operated by Metropolia
Edunation and Metropolia co-operate to accelerate international on demand education
Metropolia seeks growth by investing in international on demand education, where Edunation's role is to support and strengthen this activity in the target co...
Robotbuses in Helsinki this spring
Testing phase for Metropolia’s new campus profiles begins – let your voice be heard!
We have now reached the testing phase of Metropolia and Miltton’s co-creation project where special charasteristics of each campus are defined together with students, ...
Students Helped Fulbright Foundation to Organise and Host Cybersecurity Conference
3UAS-Professional Summer School has started and first it's time for Cambridge Venture Camp!