Falling Walls Lab Turku winners

On June 14 the Universty of Turku and the Åbo Akademi universty hosted the third Falling Walls Lab Turku at the Sibelius Museum.

17 participants pitched their innovative ideas in front of a renowned jury. The presentations dealt with various topics from different fields, indluding medicine, future studies, education and marketing.

The winner of the Turku Lab qualified for the Falling Walls Lab Finale which takes place in Berlin on 8 November 2016.

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Winner of the Falling Walls Lab Turku is Kristina Leppälä (GE Healthcare Finland Oy/University of Eastern Finland): BREAKING THE WALL OF POST-OPERATIVE HEART COMPLICATIONS

Second place: Julia Kulkova (TraceRay Oy/University of Turku): BREAKING THE WALL OF CONSERVATISM IN VETERINARY ORTHOPAEDICS

Third place: Miika Hyytiäinen (University of Arts, Helsinki/Sibelius Academy):  BREAKING THE WALL OF SINGER JARGON

Jury members: Prof. Johanna Ivaska (Chair), Turku Centre for Biotechnology; Juuso Enala, Consultant, Zeeland Family Marketing House; Prof. Jani Erola, Sociology, University of Turku; Saara Inkinen, Technology Transfer Coordinator, Åbo Akademi University; Ulla Järvi, Secretary General, Finnish Science Journalists

Master of ceremony of the Turku Lab was Topi Lehtipuu, a Paris-based Finnish opera singer.

Posted on: June 18, 2016, by : admin