InnoEvent Tampere will have altogether 10 cases for the student teams to solve, and approximately 60-80 people will work on one case in teams formed by the project team. All cases are real problems or issues that their companies are currently working on. The winning student team of each case will receive an award of 1000 euros!


With 110 years of experience, Valio makes high-quality food products from clean Finnish milk. Valio’s mission is to create well-being and taste sensations in a responsible way. They respond to changes in people’s behaviour and requirements with their innovations and by engaging in cooperation with their partners. Valio is owned by 17 dairy cooperatives.


Restamax Plc is one of the biggest restaurant groups in Finland. It was established in 1996, and nowadays offers great experiences to customers in 120 different restaurants and nightclubs around Finland. These restaurants and clubs include, for example, Wayne’s Coffee, Pizzeria Bella Roma, Viihdemaailma Ilona, Union… and many more. In addition to restaurant operations, Restamax offers labour hire services.


Sandvik Construction provides solutions for construction industries. They specialize in equipment, tools and service for the breaking, drilling and crushing niches in the construction industry. Application areas include, for example, tunnelling, civil engineering, demolition and recycling. They have a strong commitment to enhancing their customer’s productivity, profitability and safety.


Over one million Finns receive specialized care services from Tampere University Hospital. The services include virtually all medical specialities from emergency care to rehabilitation. In addition, Tampere University Hospital provides training and research, and the hospital functions as a teaching hospital in close collaboration with the School of Medicine at the University of Tampere and the Tampere University of Applied Sciences.


Tampere Areena combines big spaces suitable for exercise and massive events, as well as smaller venues for entertainment, such as a bowling center and restaurant Sisu Buffet. Their halls are versatile and can be transformed from exercise and competition fields for different sports to concerts and business events.


Tampere is the third largest city in Finland and the largest inland centre in the Nordic countries. It is one of the three most rapidly developing regions in Finland and the centre of leading-edge technology, research, education, culture, sports and business, still to this day. Versatile research, education and cooperation between companies and universities have maintained and further developed the competitiveness of the region’s industry.


SRV is a leader in the development of innovative construction projects. They seek to provide the best customer experience as a builder of urban centres and to be the industry’s most inspiring workplace. Cooperation and enthusiasm is visible in every encounter. The company was founded in 1987 and operate in selected growth centres in Finland, Russia and in Estonia.