IRM-Tool Upcoming events

20.4.2018 12-16:00 Yrkeshögskolan Novia, Allegro Campus, Pietarsaari

Workshop: "Den ömsesidiga yrkesdialogen  – konsten att hitta ett gemensamt språk”. 

Topic relates to identity building & it is especially for the creative branches & boatbuilding industry network at Qvarken region. Architect Ann-Charlott Hästö has developed her own method and perspective for how to combine resources more effective and create value of the special creative knowledge at the region.
Event language: Swedish

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25.4.2018 12:45-16:15 Novia University of Applied Sciences, Turku

Workshop: Digitalization in Maritime Industry in 10 years
Welcome to discovering and innovating new digital era in the maritime world!

Nowadays digitalization is forming a big part of our lives and of every industry; It is an important part of industrial development and a way of achieving more with less efforts, more accurate results and less mistakes. In maritime industry development, digitalization is taking important role in many aspects e.g. extremely detailed technical parts within difficult luxury interior design, building an autonomous vessel, entertainment, training and many other things, but how we can bring all parties together? Therefore, the collaboration between both creative and maritime industries is important and potential topic for codevelopment. It allows for discovering and innovating new digital era in the maritime world.

The digital opportunities that e.g. game industry can offer for maritime industry are opened by two keynote speakers.

Dr. Mika Luimula, docent of game technology & Leader of Turku Game Lab, introduces ”How AVR Turku Innovation and Competence Factory can support digitalization needs in marine industry?”, and Pasi Porramo, the CEO of Ade answers ”How to improve the installation works and quality on board the vessel by using digitalization?” . Back Casting method is introduced to participants and applied to find the most important tasks and effective collaboration methods by using the possibilities of the digitalization. 

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8.5.2018 13-16:00 Holodeck, MOW Stargate, 6.krs,  Porkkalankatu 22 a, 00180 Helsinki

Workshop: Meriteollisuuden työtarinat visuaaliseksi
Work related stories discussed utilizing drama theatre, storytelling, process writing & drawing. Live illustrator makes the selected work related stories alive. Especially inspiring maritime innovation stories & multidisciplinary aha experiences welcomed!

A pre-task involved, please check the event details from Facebook, or contact project manager Rita Rauvola - for further information about this event.

Workshop language: Finnish (English facilitation available, if necessary)

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Autumn 2018

There will be a few ONLINE workshops  & a kick-off workshop in September 2018. Other workshops still under process. Follow project on Facebook & LinkedIn to find out the latest event information.

Furthermore, do not hesitate to contact the project manager Rita Rauvola - to have suggestions of maritime challenges in your company or company network, or creative knowledge that could be piloted in the project.

In search for partners

Creative knowledge

Invitation to tender for designing and facilitating IRM innovation workshops with creative methods (in Finnish):

Invitation to tender

Please make a tender by 31st January 2018!

Companies and supplier networks within maritime industry

IRM-Tool project encourages companies in maritime industries to bring up their innovation challenges to the project. We are inspired to grasp on concrete needs with the knowledge of creativity, service design, and media expertise. We are e.g. producing innovation themes & stories into interesting multimedia content to help companies to identify problems and solve them. With service design and creative methods we can match the themes and collaborate in multidisciplinary teams to find out new perspectives and learn new ways to innovate. Please contact the project manager - !


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