The Open Tampere –program of the city of Tampere is a project engine with which one strives to help the birth of new growth companies, create internationally substantial business and promote controlled structural changes of traditional industry in such a way that in 2018 Tampere is still the most attractive city for versatile business.
Astronomical Association Ursa is the oldest and largest amateur astronomy association in Finland. Ursa’s primary focus is to advance astronomical education in Finland and to promote interest in astronomy. This year Ursa set their own local challenge for Spaceship. Check it out!
Did you know Angry Birds Space was launched from the International Space Station? Turns out Rovio just loves space stuff. Besides Angry Birds, they are also known for throwing good parties. Thanks again Rovio!
Protacon Group is a Finnish high technology engineering and service company providing reliable, efficient and flexible solutions to improve the customers’ productivity and competitive strength. Their tools and services suit the needs of sales, production, maintenance & upkeep, project management.
Futurice is the lean service creation company based in Finland, Germany and the UK. They believe in an open culture that fosters happy, motivated people. Futurice is sponsoring the Space Bowling party for us!
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The Finnish Meteorological Institute is the government agency responsible for gathering and reporting weather data and forecasts in Finland. They’ve been providing us some topnotch speakers. These people really know their stuff.
New Factory is more than just a funky business incubation center in downtown Tampere, Finland – it is an innovation platform. It connects business and people providing the space, tools and facilitation for collaboration.
Devaamo is a non-profit association that advances the possibilities for open source development, and supports open source developers in various ways. Devaamo even provided beer taps for the Spaceship ry launch party.