Posts from 2023

Maximising the potential of hackathon ideas

Hackathons are a wonderful platform for individuals and teams to bring their innovative ideas to life in a short period of time. However, the question remains, what happens to these ideas after the hackathon ends? In this blog post, we’ll explore ways to ensure that the energy and effort put into the ideation process contributes to making an impact and helps the initial ideas to grow and become stronger.

Plastic Recycling Transformation Event in Ghana

To demonstrate Ghana’s readiness to tackle the mounting plastic waste and pollution challenge, the Ghanaian Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) joined hands with Business Finland to host a Plastic Recycling Transformation event at Labadi Hotel in Accra -Ghana, as a World Circular Economy Forum Side Event on the 13th of December 2022. The event brought together entrepreneurs and companies involved in the plastic recycling business, both from Ghana and Finland.

Beware of greenwashing

If you say that a product is sustainable or environmentally friendly, you should have evidence to support your claims. One of the best proofs is a full-scale life cycle assessment (LCA) that helps you give scientific evidence for your words. In some cases, an LCA may help you find the gaps in your data or even prove your words wrong.

Creating songs in international Co-Write camp

Tampere University of Applied Sciences students from the Media and Arts degree with specialisation in Music Production took part in the Co-write project for the 9th time. After two years of lock down and online sessions, students were finally able to travel to Leeuwarden, Netherlands where Pop Academy of Hanze University of Applied Sciences hosted a week long co-writing session.

Enabling Unique Learning Possibilities

Business Case Consulting Training is a study module offered to TAMK’s Business students. It enables students to participate and to enhance their learning even more in international business case competitions organized by universities and case clubs from all around the world. One team from the training achieved great success in Creative Shock competition and came back with a unique experience.