FCCJ Luncheon Meeting 17 September 2004
Theme:
"Tekes - in search of Science and Technology Excellence"

Speaker: Mr. Dr. Jukka Viitanen, Counsellor, National Technology Agency (TEKES) Tokyo office
RECAP
The content of Dr. Viitanen's presentation:
  • Background - Finland's future is in high tech
  • Tekes main functions to support the process
  • Technology strategy
  • Tekes activities
  • Organization of core activities
    • Finland and location international offices
    • Technology programs
  • Functions for Tekes international offices
  • Key activities in the office
    • Innovation environment
    • Technology program work
    • Commercialization services
  • Tools to take care all this
  • Some results
For Dr. Viitanen's presentation in full, click here!
IMAGES FROM THE MEETING
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Marko Saarelainen, President of Honka Japan Inc. and FCCJ board member chaired the meeting.
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Jukka Viitanen presents TEKES tools.
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Dr. Viitanen presenting some of TEKES global partners.
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From left, Olli Juvonen, Finpro, Yasuji Ishigaki, Former Ambassador to Finland, Ambassador Eero Salovaara and Declan Collins, JMEC.
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Declan Collins presenting the beneifts of JMEC
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Juhana Häkkänen of Vaisala K.K. presents a question. Left Dr. Katja Valaskivi, Finnish Institute, behind Masaoki Fujita of Coil Center Fujita and Takaaki Satake of Japan Finland Society.
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Matti Suokko of Microsoft Corporation (based in Seattle but now in Japan for three months) presents a question. Mr. Suokko will be our speaker at the November luncheon.
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The meeting was attended by 35 members and guests.
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