Helsinki Think Company expands to Viikki

The operations of the Helsinki Think Company entrepreneurial community are expanding from the City Centre Campus to Viikki. The premises, which bring together students, researchers and entrepreneurs, offer possibilities to network and refine new ideas into business operations.


Helsinki Think Company started as a collaborative effort between the City of Helsinki and the University of Helsinki and during its first year, it has helped tens of business teams. This autumn has seen the foundation of a volunteer association, which is putting the operations further into practice. Continue reading “Helsinki Think Company expands to Viikki”

Top-level summer course on ecosystem services

The European Campus of Excellence gathers top teachers to Helsinki next summer. The three-week course will admit 25 students.

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The University of Helsinki has been given the responsibility to organise the European Campus of Excellence (ECE) course this summer. The three-week course, Measuring and Valuing Ecosystem Services, uses methods from agricultural and forest sciences as well as social sciences to focus on ecosystem services from a multidisciplinary perspective. Continue reading “Top-level summer course on ecosystem services”

Lets make the university greener!

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Last year the University of Helsinki joined a Climate Partnership program and made four Climate Commitments. One of these was to gather a Green Guide, where the students can find all the environmental information they need in one place. The guide has now been published in Flamma intranet!

On top of the Green Guide the University and Climateinfo have an emission saving challenge together called Reduce a ton. You can make your own little climate promises and join the race! Continue reading “Lets make the university greener!”