Autonomous Vehicles and Mobility services ecosystem kickoff, February 6th, 2018, Helsinki, Finland

Autonomous Vehicles and Mobility services ecosystem kickoff, February 6th, 2018, Helsinki, Finland

The Autonomous Vehicles and Mobility services (AVM) ecosystem held its official kickoff on February 6th, 2018, at the Hotel Klaus K in Helsinki, Finland. The kickoff invited the ecosystem’s Anchor organizations to introduce their planned activities for the ecosystem to a group of interested SMEs and city representatives. The kickoff also offered ten SME companies and three cities an opportunity to present themselves and describe their interest in the AVM ecosystem.

See the kickoff’s agenda below:

12:00  Lunch

13:00  Opening, Martti Korkiakoski, Business Finland

13:10  Introduction of participants

13:15  Project status and roadmap

–  Silicon Valley Institute for Business Innovation proposal

–  Video production; Veli Creative

–  JPI Urban Europe application

13:30  Anchor company project embryos (ABB, Fortum, Ponsse, Valmet Automotive)

14:00  SME inputs and discussion

15:00  Coffee

15:15  First wave city initiatives

15:45  Organizing the ecosystem, Johan Wallin

16:15  Conclusions and next steps, discussion

17:00  Networking and refreshments