SuomiSauna Think tank
TTU Mektory SuomiSauna Think Tank
On the 20th of October 2016 Embassy of Finland and Finnish companies Indoor Group AS, ADVEN Eesti AS, Sorainen and Finesta Baltics OÜ opened formally the construction works in the TTU Mektory Suomi Sauna .
SuomiSauna Thinking Space project was completed during TUT course „Technology based entrepreneurship and innovation“.
TTU students with Aalto University students from Finland created the model and the conception how to fulfil and to create different ideas in an international atmosphere in cooperation with enterprises.
Thinking Space will be an inspiring and creative environment and a meeting place for the entrepreneurs, students, scientists from Estonia and Finland.
This environment will represent true Finnish design, its spirit, different products and materials.
In this space we are planning to create different seminars, projects and ideas involving both of the countries.
In the creation of the SuomiSauna Thinking Space there were besides students also involved TTU design- and product development professor Tauno Otto, Kati Kõrb and the students of Aalto University Design Factory being leaded by Professor Kalev Ekman.
The first supporters of this idea were 4 Nordic partners: Adven Eesti AS, Aku Sorainen, Indoor Grupp AS and Finestra Baltic OÜ.
Finland republic has an especially big role in the project, since the leader of the project is the very honoured Ambassador of Finland in Estonia, Ms Kirsti Narinen.
The commute project of two countries will be ready by the summer of 2017.
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Joint project with Embassy of Finland and Mektory.
Aim of the project is to design in Mektory SuomiSauna Think tank as the place of Finnish feeling and as a think tank.
Involved are two universities - Prof Tauno Otto and Kati Kõrbe and students from TTU Faculty of Mechanical engineering and project team from Aalto University Design Factory - Prof Kalevi Ekman and students.